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  • 509920
  • Full-time


COME WORK WITH US! The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefits package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.



Job Location:

Address:  150 N. 18th Ave., Suite 500
    Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $52,223.00 

Grade: 20

Job Summary:

A Career in Public Service Awaits You, Come Join our Preparedness Team !

Your Talent, Our Mission: To promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona.

What You'll Do:

- You will be responsible for conducting inspections for compliance with sections 907(a)(1)(A) and 911 of the Federal Control Act, educating retail tobacco proprietors regarding current federal tobacco control laws and regulations, and submitting quarterly reports and other documents as needed.

- All program participants/inspectors must pass a federal background/fingerprint clearance to receive federal commission credentials before performing any inspections. Must be willing to work with youth ages 16 - 20.

- This position may require you to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, drive a state vehicle, and frequent travel, which may include overnight stays to all 15 counties of Arizona to conduct inspections, attend meetings, and/or youth recruitment activities.

Job Duties:

-Conducting inspections for compliance with sections 907(a)(1 )(A) and 911 of the Federal Control Act.
-Coordinating inspections with minors with subcontractors.
-Office duties, such as completing logs and preparing quarterly reports.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Public health principles, environmental health, regulatory inspection procedures, and tobacco control.
- Knowledge may be acquired through education or on-the-job training and experience in a field such as public health, environmental health, or tobacco control.
- Performance Management (PM), Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), and Lean methodologies.

Skill in:
- Analytical and critical reading skills, analytical and critical writing skills, good communication skills, organizational and interpersonal skills, and planning and coordinating skills.
- Skills may be acquired in various on-the-job and academic experiences and professional certifications, such as a Registered Sanitarian.

Ability to:
- Demonstrated ability to communicate information orally and in writing and exercise sound judgment in making decisions regarding compliance and enforcement.
- Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

Selective Preference(s):

Bachelor's Degree in a science related to public or environmental health. Experience with regulatory investigations and compliance enforcement is preferred. Experience working with teenage youth.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

The candidate must have a valid Arizona Driver's License and undergo a criminal and driving background check. The successful candidate must be a U.S. citizen and will be expected to become a commissioned officer of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), under the authority of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

The candidate will work with minors and must clear an FDA background check to become a Commissioned Agent.


The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package, including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award-winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program

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


To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will contribute to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27-week wait period for contributions to begin.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.


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.