Careers

We recruit legal researchers, litigators, and professional staff who use their unique talents to move our Office forward. You’re invited to apply to work for a progressive prosecuting agency that values accountability, public service, and outcomes-driven thinking and provides great incentives, including the option to telecommute multiple days per week, generous time off, and full benefits..

PCAO is in search of a prosecutor who will review and determine possible charges for:

• Officer-Involved Shootings
• Use of Excessive Force
• In-Custody Deaths

Relevant experience required

Prosecution and/or defense of violent offenses in previous roles including inspector general, police legal advisor, or police oversight.


Benefits include

Helping to shape a brand new unit; projected ½- to ¾-time position with excellent pay in beautiful, sunny Tucson.

Prospective applicants should send their resume and cover letter (with three references) to:

rozana.villanes@pcao.pima.gov
Description (Summary)

Coordinates and conducts professional legal work in the Office of the Pima County Attorney.  Incumbents perform entry level and/or intermediate level legal work in the area assigned for either criminal or civil cases.

Minimum Requirements
  • Graduation from an accredited school of law.
  • Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write “see resume” on your application.
  • A resume, cover letter and writing sample are required with a completed application. Documents must be uploaded to the application at time of submission.
Preferred Qualifications
  • None listed
Annual Compensation 
  • $68,000 – $95,200 Annually
 

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Description (Summary)

Coordinates and conducts professional legal work in the Office of the Pima County Attorney. Incumbents perform advanced level legal work in the area assigned for either criminal or civil matters.

Minimum Requirements
  • Graduation from an accredited school of law.
  • Five (5) years of relevant prosecution, defense, or civil experience.
  • Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write “see resume” on your application.
  • A resume, cover letter and writing sample are required with a completed application. Documents must be uploaded to the application at time of submission.
Preferred Qualifications
  • None listed
 
Annual Compensation 
  • $79,000 – $110,600 Annually

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Description

The Pima County Attorney’s Office is looking for a leader to supervise the Misdemeanor Unit of approximately ten attorneys. The ideal candidate has experience in both Justice Court and Superior Court, handling a caseload of misdemeanor charges as well as experience supervising attorneys. This position is responsible for the mentoring and training of new attorneys with little experience handling a criminal case. Supervisor will be expected to meet with attorneys to review cases and help build the skills necessary to properly evaluate a case. Position will include planning, training, and career development with the training director. Courtroom presence is required, as duties will include assisting attorneys in trial and teaching the basics of litigation. Good interpersonal skills and communication are essential to address victim calls and meetings, as well as managing law enforcement concerns. This classification is appointed, unclassified and exempt from the Pima County Merit System Rules.

Minimum Requirements
  • Graduation from an accredited school of law.
  • Six (6) years of relevant prosecution, defense, or civil experience.
  • Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write “see resume” on your application.
  • A resume, cover letter and writing sample are required with a completed application. Documents must be uploaded to the application at time of submission.
Annual Compensation
  • $92,000 – $128,000 Annually

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Description (Summary)

This appointed position, in the Pima County Attorney’s Office, is responsible for the coordination of volunteer board meetings and case management for the Community Justice Board Program (CJB). CJB is a juvenile diversion program that recruits and trains volunteers to work with at-risk youth.

 

Minimum Requirements
  • None listed

 

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent work experience 
  • Experience working in volunteer management
  • Knowledge of the juvenile justice system  
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills  
  • Possess excellent organization and interpersonal skills  
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and Excel 
  • Experience in public speaking and meeting facilitation for both large and small groups  
  • Knowledge of local community resources for youth and families  
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment 
  • Bilingual

 

Annual Compensation 
  • DOE
 
HOW TO APPLY

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Pima County Attorney’s Office
Gaby Porfirio, Human Resources Manager
Gaby.Porfirio@pcao.pima.gov

Open until filled. First screening will commence on October 4th, 2021.

Description (Summary)

Establishes communication with victims/witnesses, provides crisis intervention services, advises victims of their statutory rights, keeps victims/witnesses informed regarding their cases, provides referrals to appropriate community resources and serves as a liaison between victims/witnesses and the Pima County Attorney’s Office personnel.

Minimum Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and one year of experience in the area of assignment or other closely related field.
    • (One calendar year of experience in the Pima County Victim Witness Volunteer Program, which encompasses a minimum of 240 volunteer hours, would satisfy the experience in the area of assignment requirement.)
    • (Additional relevant education from an accredited college or university or experience may be substituted for any or all of the aforementioned education or experience.) 
  • Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and Work Experience” sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write “see resume” on your application.
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Preferred Qualifications
  • Graduate of the Pima County Attorney’s Office Victim Witness Basic Crisis Training.
  • Experience working with victims of crime in the criminal justice system.
  • Experience in crisis response/intervention.
  • Experience in social service or mental health service provision.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).
Annual Compensation 
  • $18.26 Hourly

APPLY HERE

Description (Summary)

Performs paraprofessional legal work assisting attorneys in case preparation. Work ranges from handling routine assignments to autonomous decision making in coordinating, processing and monitoring complex and specialized legal casework.

Minimum Requirements
  1. An Associate’s degree from an accredited college as a paralegal or legal assistant.

OR:

  1. A certificate of completion in paralegal or legal assistant studies from an American Bar Association (ABA) approved program at an accredited college or university.

OR:

  1. An Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in a related field such as law, business, legal secretary, criminal justice, political science, interdisciplinary studies, regional development, communications and one year of experience working in a legal setting, under direction of an attorney, performing functions consistent with paralegal or legal assistant duties.

OR:

  1. One year of experience with Pima County as a Legal Assistant.
    • Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and Work Experience” sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write “see resume” on your application.
Preferred Qualifications
  • None listed
Annual Compensation 
  • $16.75 – $29.19 Hourly

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Description (Summary)

In direct support of legal functions, performs a variety of specialized legal secretarial tasks, which require distinct knowledge of legal procedures, documentation and legal time constraints and make independent decisions regarding the processing of legal documents. This classification has primary responsibility for completion of assigned tasks and functions by an attorney or paralegal.

Minimum Requirements
  1. An Associate’s degree or a certificate of completion from an accredited college or technical school as a legal secretary.
                                                                                       OR:
  1. Successful completion of course work in legal terminology or legal office procedures from an accredited school and one year of legal clerical experience involving the preparation and processing of legal documents or providing legal clerical support to an attorney.
    (Additional relevant education from an accredited college or technical school and/or experience may be substituted.)
  • Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application.  Do not substitute a resume for your application or write “see resume” on your application.
Preferred Qualifications
  • None listed
Annual Compensation 
  • $14.39 – $25.26 Hourly

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Description (Summary)

Performs paraprofessional legal work assisting attorneys by conducting in-depth legal research and report documentation.

Minimum Requirements
  1. Second or third year law student in or graduate of a law school accredited by the American Bar Association.


OR:

  1. Completion of course work from an accredited college of law in criminal procedures, constitutional law and legal research.
    (Additional relevant experience and/or education from an accredited college of law may be substituted.)
  • Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application.  Do not substitute a resume for your application or write “see resume” on your application.
Preferred Qualifications
  • None listed
Annual Compensation 
  • $15.45 Hourly

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Description (Summary)

Processes legal documents of a specialized nature with some instruction with respect to details of the assignment.

Minimum Requirements
  1. Six (6) months of legal clerical experience.

OR

  1. One (1) year general clerical experience.
  2. (Additional relevant education from an accredited college, university or trade/vocational school may be substituted.)
  • Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application.  Do not substitute a resume for your application or write “see resume” on your application.
Preferred Qualifications
  • None Listed
Annual Compensation 
  • $15.00 Hourly

APPLY HERE

Description (Summary)

Performs maintenance, repair, or installation of computer equipment.

Minimum Requirements
  1. An Associate’s degree from an accredited college, university, or vocational/trade school in computer science, management information systems, geographic information systems, computer aided drafting and design, or a closely related field as defined by the appointing authority, and one year of experience in one or more of the aforementioned fields.

OR

  1. Three years of experience performing work in one or more of the computer environments previously described in the “Summary” statement.
  • Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application.  Do not substitute a resume for your application or write “see resume” on your application.
Preferred Qualifications
  1. A minimum of two (2) years experience supporting and maintaining Windows 10 Operating Systems.
  2. A minimum of two (2) years experience supporting and maintaining network printers in an enterprise environment.
  3. A minimum of two (2) years experience managing and using a help desk ticketing system.
  4. A minimum of one (1) year experience supporting and managing Apple products.
  5. A minimum of one (1) year experience supporting Android mobile devices. 

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Description (Summary)

Provides professional administrative assistance for management and/or current and long range automated related activities. Provides technical software and hardware support for minicomputer, microcomputer and Local Area Network (LAN) systems.

Minimum Requirements
  1. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in computer science, management information systems, programming or a closely related field.

OR

  1. An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or technical school with a major in computer science, management information systems, business or a related field and two years of computer related experience.

OR

  1. Five years of computer related experience providing technical support to users and LAN systems.
  • Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application.  Do not substitute a resume for your application or write “see resume” on your application.
Preferred Qualifications
  1. One (1) or more years of experience managing Cisco Switches and/or Firewalls.
  2. One (1) or more years of experience managing Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.
  3. One (1) or more years of experience scripting in PowerShell or another language.
  4. Two (2) or more years of experience managing a NetApp SAN environment.
  5. Two (2) or more years of experience managing Microsoft Azure or Office 365.
  6. Two (2) or more years of experience managing Microsoft Active Directory (AD).
  7. Two (2) or more years of experience managing Microsoft Windows Servers 2016 or later.
  8. Two (2) or more years of experience managing VMware virtual environment.
Annual Compensation

$52,000.00

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