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 and provides great incentives, including the option to telecommute multiple days per week, generous time off, and full benefits..

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 APPLY HERE
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
  • $15.75 Hourly

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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 Qualifications
  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. Minimum one (1) year experience managing Cisco Switches.
  2. Minimum one (1) year experience managing Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.
  3. Minimum two (2) years experience managing Cisco Firewalls. 
  4. Minimum two (2) years experience managing VoIP Phones. 
  5. Minimum two (2) years experience managing a NetApp SAN environment. 
  6. Minimum two (2) years experience managing Microsoft Windows Servers 2012 or later. 
  7. Minimum one (1) years of experience managing DNS and DHCP. 
Annual Compensation
  • Depends on Qualifications

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Description (Summary)

This position, in the Pima County Attorney’s Office, is responsible for the coordination of the Community Justice Board Program (CJB), a juvenile diversion program. The position involves recruiting and training volunteers, partnering with our non-profit agencies, attending and monitoring CJB meetings and case management. The position requires regular evening hours and occasional weekend work. Requires a valid Arizona Driver’s License and reliable transportation. 

Minimum Qualifications
  1. (1) A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a program-related field as defined by the appointing authority at the time of recruitment and three years of experience coordinating, monitoring, and/or administering program activities or providing professional level administrative support for a program or specialized work unit (See Special Notice section for additional requirements). (Relevant professional level experience and/or education from an accredited college or university may be substituted.)

OR

  1. (2) Four years of experience with Pima County in a professional administrative classification.
  • 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. Minimum two (2) years of experience working in volunteer management, recruiting volunteers and conducting training programs.  
  2. Minimum two (2) years of experience working with local community resources for youth and families. 
  3. Experience working in the juvenile justice system. 
  4. Experience in public speaking and meeting facilitation for both large and small groups. 
  5. Bilingual (English/Spanish).  
  6. Experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and Excel. 
Annual Compensation
  • $50,897.60 Annually

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Description (Summary)

Provides professional administrative support to managers and staff of specialized services within a division or department. Specialization may be in areas such as personnel, budget and research, payroll, accounting, information systems, graphics, statistical analysis, programming or user training, or analytical support.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business, public administration, management, management information systems or a closely related field as defined by the appointing authority.
    (Relevant professional experience and/or education from an accredited college or university may be substituted.)
    (Relevant paraprofessional experience may be substituted on a two-to-one basis.)

OR

  1. Three years of experience with Pima County as an Administrative Services Support-County Attorney.

 

  • 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. Minimum three (3) years experience with administrative and operational planning in a legal setting.
  2. Minimum three (3) years experience providing administrative and operational support in an executive-level setting.
  3. Experience developing comprehensive training materials. 
  4. Experience with/knowledge of civil procedure processes in Pima County.
  5. Experience with Microsoft Office tools (with particular emphasis on Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
Annual Compensation
  • $54,600.00 Annually

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Description (Summary)

Assists in the planning and management of operational projects for an Elected Official;
Designs and implements special managerial studies;
Researches, plans, develops and writes reports concerning a variety of issues relating to the responsibilities and duties of the Elected Official;
Assists in the development of policy statements concerning a variety of issues and procedures relating to the responsibilities and duties of the Elected Official;
Participates in the development and monitoring of special projects;
Designs and conducts special projects of a sensitive nature on behalf of the Elected Official;
Plans, organizes, schedules and conducts various meetings;
Establishes and maintains liaison with various outside agencies, groups and concerns;
Conducts surveys to gather information for studies or research;
Responds to public inquiries, resolving potential problems and addressing pertinent issues;
May supervise and train other staff.

Minimum Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications

Any combination of education, skills and experience that the Elected Official deems appropriate for a position on the personal staff of the Elected Official.

Annual Compensation
  • $50,000.00 – $72,259.00 Annually

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