Outdoors, Mountain, Nature, Person, Painting, Valley, Landscape, Scenery, Panoramic, Canyon

Apply Now

Not You?

Thank you


  • 514675
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Feb 10 2023 at 23:55 MST

To apply for this position, you must use the following link. 


Other applications will not be considered. 

Admissions Investigative Specialist V

JOB #:

Certification and Licensing

$58,289.00 annualized

This position is eligible for an employee referral incentive payment of $1,000.00 (conditions apply).

The Certification & Licensing Division is responsible for protecting the public by assuring only qualified applicants become certified to engage in certain regulated professions and further assuring that, once certified, the professionals comply with regulatory standards. The Division is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Senior Investigation Specialist. This position manages complex investigations of applicants for admission to the practice of law in Arizona and related projects, including assessment and recommendation of applicants, automation tools, vendor and stakeholder relationships, contracting, policy and procedure, and training. 

This position also serves as staff and policy advisor to the Committee on Character and Fitness. An Investigation Specialist gathers, monitors, and analyzes background information on applicants, using critical analytical and independent research and interviewing skills to determine whether additional information is needed.  The Investigation Specialist will make recommendations regarding admissions and may testify at hearings.

In addition, this position directs work of administrative support and admissions team members, provides leadership and feedback on projects and programs, and manages specialist projects and studies.

This position may be eligible for a hybrid-telework schedule once the employee has completed three (3) months of employment and has sufficiently proved their ability to perform assigned tasks.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program qualified employer.

The successful candidate will hold a bachelor's degree in public administration, justice studies, or a related field and five years related experience.  Relevant experience may substitute for the educational requirements. In addition, the successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to consistently exercise independent initiative and judgment on complex issues, work with minimal supervision, and maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job. This position requires demonstrated expertise in analyzing and researching subject matter of significant difficulty, preparation and maintenance of complex reports and records, and the ability to develop and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with Committee members, colleagues, professionals, public officials, applicants, and other stakeholders. The candidate will have demonstrated expertise in case management, organization, and maintenance of complex paper and electronic records.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Only applicants whose backgrounds most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to interview.  Requests for a special accommodation to participate in the interview process should be made at the time you are contacted to schedule an interview.  The Selection Process may include computer testing (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, proofreading, typing, etc.) and first and/or second round panel interviews.  This is a Regular, Full-time, Exempt level position. 


The Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Accrued vacation pay and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
  • By providing the option of a full-time or part-time remote work schedule, employees enjoy improved work/life balance, report higher job satisfaction, and are more productive. Remote work is a management option and not an employee entitlement or right. The Court may terminate a remote work agreement at its discretion.


  • Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
  • Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

The Arizona Supreme Court is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.