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 outcome-driven thinking.

We offer excellent work-life balance, great incentives, and a generous benefits package, including:

  • Healthcare Options
  • Paid Leave Options
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Tuition Discount Program
  • Employee Loan Program
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Employee Referral Incentive Program
  • Wellness Program with up to $75 monthly medical premium discounts
  • Employee discounts for fitness clubs, goods and services
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

For positions in PCAO’s Criminal Division, contact Chief Criminal Deputy Attorney Bruce Chalk at Bruce.Chalk@pcao.pima.gov  or (520) 724-4767.

For positions in PCAO’s Civil Division, contact Chief Civil Deputy Attorney Sam Brown at Sam.Brown@pcao.pima.gov or (520) 262-5110.

Please call or email to let us know when you have submitted your application!

 

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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

For positions in PCAO’s Criminal Division, contact Chief Criminal Deputy Attorney Bruce Chalk at Bruce.Chalk@pcao.pima.gov  or (520) 724-4767.

For positions in PCAO’s Civil Division, contact Chief Civil Deputy Attorney Sam Brown at Sam.Brown@pcao.pima.gov or (520) 262-5110.

Please call or email to let us know when you have submitted your application!

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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 Qualifications
  1. An Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited college in a field such as paralegal, legal assistant, law, business, legal secretary, criminal justice, political science, interdisciplinary studies, regional development, communications, or a closely related field as defined by the Appointing Authority at the time of recruitment.
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.
(Additional relevant experience and/or education from an accredited college or university 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 
  • $20.15 – $35.44 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 Qualifications
  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 
  • $16.50 – $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 
  • $20.70 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 Qualifications
  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 
  • $16.35 – $26.52 Hourly
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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 Qualifications
  1. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and one year of experience in the area of assignment or other closely related fields.
  2. (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.)
  3. (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.
Preferred Qualifications
  1. Graduate of the Pima County Attorney’s Office Victim Witness Basic Crisis Training.
  2. Experience working with victims of crime in the criminal justice system.
  3. Experience in Crisis Response/Intervention.
  4. Experience in social service or mental health service provision.
  5. Bilingual (English/Spanish).
Annual Compensation
  • $19.17 Hourly


For positions in PCAO’s Victim Services Division, contact Virginia Rodriguez at (520) 724-5530 or Virginia.Rodriguez@pcao.pima.gov

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Description (Summary)

Performs detailed and complex paraprofessional administrative or accounting support to a department or specialized program.  Coordinates administrative operations or services of a department or specialized program using automated accounting systems, personal computers, and accounting software.

Minimum Qualifications

An Associate’s degree from an accredited college, university, or vocational/trade school in office administration, accounting, bookkeeping, or a related field as defined by the Appointing Authority at time of recruitment and one year of paraprofessional clerical and/or data entry and/or accounting and/or bookkeeping experience providing support and coordination for a function or activity.

(Some positions may require additional specialized training and/or experience.)

(Additional relevant experience and/or education from an accredited university, college, trade or 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.
Annual Compensation
  • $16.50 Hourly

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Description (Summary)

The Pima County Attorney’s Office has a unique opportunity for an experienced communications leader specializing in media training, advanced writing, and social media to lead our communications team. An organized professional with experience working with an elected official and knowledge of important issues in Tucson and Pima County would be ideal for this fast-paced role in The People’s Office. Knowledge of people-first language, local justice initiatives, and the ability to develop a rapport with local media contacts will be critical to success in this position.

Minimum (Desired) Qualifications

Typically, a position in this classification will have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in journalism, communications, public relations, media communications, English or other closely related fields as determined by the appointing authority at the time of recruitment, and two years of experience in journalism, public relations or media relations.

(Additional relevant experience and/or education from an accredited university, college, trade or 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.

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