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  • 498846
  • Full-time


The Department of Public Safety’s mission is to protect human life and property by enforcing state laws, deterring criminal activity and providing vital support to the state of Arizona and its citizens.
MUST APPLY AT www.azdps.gov

Administrative Assistant

Salary: $45,306.98 - $59,874.26 

In order to apply, please go to the DPS website at azdps.gov/careers

Job Summary:

This recruitment will be used to establish an 18-month eligibility list to fill current and future vacancies over the life of the list. Recruitment may close without notice.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

Responsible for a variety of coordinative and administrative support functions such as researching information, compiling data, preparing reports, monitoring and tracking of the budget, coordinating projects/programs, making recommendations and resolving complaints and problems. Performs related duties as assigned. This is a competitive classification.

If you have a disability which may require a reasonable accommodation, please notify Human Resources in writing prior to the test date.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires three (3) years of increasingly difficult and responsible experience involving the use of personal computers and database software OR any combination of increasingly difficult and responsible experience involving the use of personal computers and database software and related education from an accredited college or university to total three (3) years.

Note: One (1) year of experience is equivalent to thirty (30) semester (or 45 quarter) hours of coursework from an accredited college or university.


Office setting.

May be required to travel to perform certain work functions.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

Progression to the next pay step requires an overall performance rating of at least "Standard" in the last 12 months.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Applicants must complete an examination process. A polygraph and background investigation are required for successful applicants. All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

In order to apply, you must go to the DPS website.


The Arizona Department of Public Safety is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to benefit-eligible employees in cooperation with the State of Arizona.

•           Accrued vacation pay and sick days

•           10 paid holidays per year

•           Deferred compensation plan

•           Top-ranked retirement plans

•           Affordable medical, dental, vision, life, and short & long-term disability insurance plans

•           Employee Assistance, Peer and Family Support Programs

•           Bus Cards (Subsidized partially by the State)

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


This classification participates in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).

Contact Us:

To learn more and see a complete list of the job openings at the Arizona Department of Public Safety, visit our website at www.azdps.gov. You may also contact us at (602) 223-2290.


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.