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
  • Employee Referral Incentive Program
  • Wellness Program with up to $75 monthly medical premium discounts
  • Employee discounts for fitness clubs, goods and services
Pima County provides equal access and equal opportunity in employment and services and does not discriminate. View the Pima County Attorney’s Office EEO Utilization Report.
Description (Summary)

Pima County Attorney’s Office is seeking an experienced attorney (6+ years) to serve as the supervisor for the Conviction and Sentencing Integrity Unit (CSIU). Candidates should have significant litigation experience, as well as supervisory experience. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail-orientated, and challenge-ready!

CSIU’s mission is to review legitimate claims of innocence by people who have been convicted by PCAO and/or believe they have received excessively harsh sentences. The CSIU Supervisor organizes the work of the CSIU Committee and leads all re-investigations of cases that present a credible claim of innocence or excessive sentencing.
 
This classification is appointed, unclassified, and exempt from the Pima County Merit System Rules. 

Minimum Qualifications

Juris Doctorate. Six (6) years of relevant prosecution, defense, or civil experience. Must pass a thorough background investigation.

  • 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.
Pay Range
  • Full Range: $106,223 – $201,824 Annually

Salary offers are based on the candidate’s equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

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Description (Summary)

Pima County Attorney’s Office is seeking an experienced attorney (6+ years) to serve as the supervisor for the Domestic Violence Unit. Candidates should have significant litigation experience, as well as supervisory experience. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail-orientated, and challenge-ready!

The Domestic Violence Unit handles felonies and misdemeanors concerning family violence. The attorneys, professional staff, and victim advocates who work in the Domestic Violence Unit focus on early intervention for those defendants willing to engage fully in counseling programs to prevent future violence. They are also specially trained to address the unique concerns of victims of domestic violence and recognize those situations most likely to result in tragic or even fatal outcomes. 
 
This classification is appointed, unclassified, and exempt from the Pima County Merit System Rules.

Minimum Qualifications

Juris Doctorate. Six (6) years of relevant prosecution, defense, or civil experience. Must pass a thorough background investigation.

  • 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.
Pay Range
  • Full Range: $106,223 – $201,824 Annually

Salary offers are based on the candidate’s equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

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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 
  • $78,500.00 – $149,150.00 Annually

For positions in PCAO’s Criminal Division, contact Chief Deputy County Attorney Baird Greene at Baird.Greene@pcao.pima.gov  or (520) 724-8577.

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)

The Pima County Attorney’s Office Civil Division is seeking an attorney for the Health Law Unit. Candidates must be able to demonstrate an interest in public health law. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail-orientated, personable yet firm, and challenge-ready! 
 
This classification is appointed, unclassified, and exempt from the Pima County Merit System Rules.

Minimum Qualifications

Juris Doctorate. 

  • 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.
Pay Range
  • Full Range: $78,500 – $149,150 Annually

Salary offers are based on the candidate’s equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

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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 
  • $91,201 – $173,282 Annually

For positions in PCAO’s Criminal Division, contact Chief Deputy County Attorney Baird Greene at Baird.Greene@pcao.pima.gov  or (520) 724-8577.

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!

APPLY HERE

Description (Summary)

The Civil Division is seeking an experienced attorney (5+ years) for the Tort Unit. Candidates must have demonstrable experience in tort litigation, preferably Section 1983 claims, and in government and/or business tort litigation. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail-orientated, personable yet firm, and challenge-ready! 

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 
  • $91,201 – $173,282 Annually

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!

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 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
Pay Range
  • Hiring Range: $22.16 – $26.04 Per Hour
    Full Range: $22.16 – $29.92 Per Hour 

    Salary offers are based on the candidate’s equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

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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.

OR:

  1. Two years 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
Pay Range
  • Hiring Range: $17.36 – $20.40 Per Hour
    Full Range: $17.36 – $23.44 Per Hour

    Salary offers are based on the candidate’s equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

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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 
  • $21.11 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
Pay Range 
  • Hiring Range: $16.54 – $19.43 Per Hour
    Full Range: $16.54 – $22.33 Per Hour 

    Salary offers are based on the candidate’s equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

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Description (Summary)

Plans, coordinates, monitors, and participates in administrative and operational activities associated with a specialized program within Pima County. Supervises staff and performs program-related community relations activities. A “Program” is a single, specific purpose/activity and is ancillary to the main function of the organization. Typically the longevity and funding of a “program” are subject to internal and external factors.

Some positions require extensive weekend and evening work. Requires a valid Arizona Driver’s license and reliable transportation.

This classification is in the unclassified service and is exempt from the Pima County Merit System Rules.

Minimum Qualifications

(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

(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.

Pay Range
  • Hiring Range: $52,251 – $62,701 Annually
    Full Range: $52,251 – $73,151 Annually

Salary offers are based on the candidate’s equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

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Description (Summary)

Conducts specialized investigations and monitors cases including criminal, civil, economic, racketeering, and environmental crimes, and prepares documentation and evidence for presentation in court.  
 
All positions are required to possess Arizona Peace Officer Certification.

Minimum Qualifications

(1) A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in law enforcement, law, criminal justice, or a closely related field as determined by the department head at the time of recruitment.

OR

(2) Five (5) years of investigative experience in a specialized area as defined by the department head at the time of recruitment. 

(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.

Pay Range
  • Hiring Range: $29.08 – $34.90 Per Hour
    Full Range: $29.08 – $40.71 Per Hour 

Salary offers are based on the candidate’s equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

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Description (Summary)

This position, in the Pima County Attorney’s Office, is responsible for the supervision and management of multimedia projects for trials, depositions, Homicide Panel meetings, and out-of-office speaking events. The Trial Support Service (TSS) program works with attorneys on a one-to-one basis with trial preparation to help them understand the relevance of their multi-media evidence and how to use it effectively in a trial. Works with detectives and expert witnesses to develop exhibits to be utilized during their testimony in trial. Provides in-person courtroom assistance to attorneys with courtroom media equipment set-up and troubleshooting. 

Minimum Qualifications

(1) A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in graphic design, communications, or closely related field as determined by the department head at the time of recruitment AND two years of experience working in a legal environment providing audio/visual or graphics technical support for the litigation or trial processes.

(Relevant experience and/or education from an accredited college or university may be substituted.)

OR

(2) Two years of experience with Pima County as a Communications Specialist, Communications Coordinator, Graphic Design Specialist, or closely related position as determined by the department head at the time of recruitment.


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

(Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):

  1. Minimum two (2) years experience working with Adobe Premiere, Camtasia, Adobe Media Encoder, PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, SketchUp Pro, and TrialPad for the development of trial exhibits; 
  2. Minimum two (2) years experience developing, managing, and presenting multimedia projects; 
  3. Minimum two (2) years experience working with complex surveillance videos in getting them to play or converting them by researching and investigating specific players and codecs; 
  4. Minimum two (2) years experience in converting, editing, trimming, and splicing audio and video for trial exhibits and transcription requests; 
  5. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Graphic Design, or six (6) years of Graphic Design related work. 
Pay Range
  • Hiring Range: $57,607 – $69,128 Annually
    Full Range: $57,607 – $80,649 Annually

Salary offers are based on the candidate’s equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

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Description (Summary)

Assists in administration and management activities as a member of the personal staff of the County Attorney. Positions in this classification are distinguished from the Special Staff Assistant I classification by placement on the personal staff of an Elected Official. 
This position plays a crucial role in supporting the elected official in their legislative and administrative duties. They provide advanced administrative support, including drafting reports, analyzing data, and preparing presentations. They engage with constituents, advocacy groups, and governmental agencies to address concerns and advance the elected official’s priorities. This role requires strong organizational skills, analytical thinking, and a thorough understanding of legislative processes. 

This classification is appointed, unclassified, and exempt from the Pima County Merit System Rules.

Minimum Qualifications

(1) A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public administration, communications, management, law enforcement or criminal justice, or a closely related field as defined by the elected official at the time of recruitment AND one year of administrative or management experience.

(Relevant experience and/or education from an accredited college or university may be substituted.)

OR

(2) One year in a Special Staff Assistant I-Elected Official position with Pima County.

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: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):   

  1. Experience as an Executive Administrative Assistant.
  2. Advanced level writing skills.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Pay Range
  • Hiring Range: $52,251 – $62,701 Annually
    Full Range: $52,251 – $73,151 Annually

Salary offers are based on the candidate’s equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

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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. In this position, you will be recruiting and training volunteers, partnering with our non-profit agencies, attending and monitoring CJB meetings, and case management. 

The position requires extensive evening and some weekend work. 

Requires a valid Arizona Driver’s License and reliable transportation.

Minimum Qualifications

(1) A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public administration, business administration, management, or a closely related field as defined by the appointing authority AND two years of professional experience in public or business administration.

(Relevant professional experience may substitute for the aforementioned education.)


OR:


(2) Three years with Pima County as an Administrative Specialist or closely related 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: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):  

  1. Experience in program management including program planning and coordinating program activities.
  2. Experience with public speaking for both large and small groups. 
  3. Experience working in volunteer/staff supervision and recruitment.
  4. Experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel.
  5. Bilingual (English/Spanish).
Pay Range
  • Hiring Range: $46,097 – $54,164 Annually
    Full Range: $46,097 – $62,230 Annually

Salary offers are based on the candidate’s equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

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OPEN TO CURRENT PIMA COUNTY EMPLOYEES 

Salary Grade: 12

Pay Range
Hiring Range: $54,863 – $65,836 Annually
Full Range: $54,863 – $76,809 Annually

Salary offers are based on the candidate’s equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification. 

The Pima County Attorney’s Office (PCAO) is seeking a Business Systems Analyst (BSA) to be a member of our Information Technology Division, and join our supporting efforts of a multitude of different projects within PCAO.

This role involves close cooperation and coordination across the entire PCAO IT Division, with a particular focus on providing technical services to a range of PCAO divisions. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, thorough with attention to detail, enthusiastic, always learning, and keen to work effectively with technical specialists and business specialists.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, university or technical trade school with a major in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems (MIS), or a closely related field as determined by the appointing authority at the time of recruitment.

(Relevant experience and/or education from an accredited college, university or technical trade 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: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):   

  1. Experience with/knowledge of Microsoft Document Mail Merge.
  2. Experience with/knowledge of criminal justice system processes in Pima County.

 

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Position Description

Salary Grade: 10

Pay Range
Hiring Range: $23.92 – $28.71 Per Hour
Full Range: $23.92 – $33.49 Per Hour

Salary offers are based on the candidate’s equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.     

    
Provides counseling and guidance to defendants in a pre-trial prosecution alternative action program in the criminal justice system.

Minimum Qualifications

An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social or behavioral science, criminal justice, or closely related field as defined by the appointing authority and two years of experience in criminal justice, or a related field as defined by the appointing authority. 

(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: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.): 

  1. Experience with/knowledge of criminal justice system processes in Pima County
  2. Experience with/knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  3. Bilingual (English/Spanish).

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Position Description

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Salary Grade: 6


Pay Range
Hiring Range: $41,811 – $49,128 Annually 
Full Range: $41,811 – $56,445 Annually 


Salary offers are based on the candidate’s equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification. 

Provides general professional administrative services for a department, division, or program within Pima County.

Responsible for processing departmental contracts, grant award documents, and grant award professional contracts. Coordinates employee travel and mileage reimbursement for the department. Manages office supply orders. Performs detailed and complex paraprofessional administrative or accounting support to the County Attorney’s Office. Coordinates administrative operations or services for the department or specialized program using automated accounting systems, personal computers, and accounting software. We are seeking a detail-oriented individual who can effectively manage tasks and ensure the smooth functioning of our department. 

Minimum Qualifications

(1) A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public administration, business administration, management or a closely related field and one year of professional experience in public or business administration.

(Relevant professional level experience may substitute for the aforementioned education.)

OR:


(2) Three years of experience within Pima County as an Administrative Support Specialist or closely related paraprofessional 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: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):   

  1. Minimum three (3) years experience providing general professional administrative services in public administration or a legal environment.
  2. Minimum three (3) years experience analyzing data and preparing reports/specialized documents.
  3. Minimum one (1) year experience coordinating and processing contracts, grant award agreements, and applications.
  4. Experience in Microsoft Office Suite (particularly in Microsoft Excel). 

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