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  • 508958
  • Full-time


Committed to rehabilitating Arizona's youth!

The mission of the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (ADJC) is to rehabilitate seriously delinquent youth by providing appropriate and effective educational, treatment, pro-social and career training programs which will lead them to become productive law-abiding members of society.



Youth Corrections Officer (YCO) Recruiter

Job Location:

Address:  100 N 15TH AVE., SUITE 103 PHOENIX, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary:  $51,321 - $55,000

Grade: 20

Job Summary:

The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (ADJC) is searching for an energetic, outgoing, and self-motivated HR Recruiter who would be responsible for promoting and filling ADJC career opportunities; utilizing social media to seek out potential applicants; networking and building relationships with community and educational partners; implementing recruitment marketing strategies; utilizing the state’s enterprise recruitment system to compose and post job announcements; reviewing and screening applicant qualifications; preparing hiring lists; and making offers of employment.

Job Duties:

The job duties of a HR Recruiter include, but are not limited to the following:

- Sources potential applicants by utilizing social media, the State’s PageUp recruitment system, commercial job boards, and community/educational contacts
- Drafts and post job announcements for various positions to include: Youth Corrections Officers, Administrative, Security, Professional, Health, Trades, and Information Technology job classifications
- Reviews applicant resumes for applicable knowledge, skills, and abilities, and creates hiring lists of qualified candidates
- Ensures Position Descriptions (PDs) are up-to-date, and all salary requests conform to state guidelines
- Promotes ADJC career opportunities and benefits, at in-person/virtual career and job fairs, community events, educational career days, and military transition events
- Consults with agency customers to develop recruitment and marketing strategies for the hard-to-fill vacancies
- Tracks pre-employment testing which includes fingerprinting, background investigations, drug tests, medical/physical examinations, employment verifications, file reviews, and reference checks
- Administers and proctors pre-employment assessments to include psychological examinations, the Diana Screen, and the IMPACT assessment
- Supports the Arizona Management System (AMS) by participating in team huddle board meetings, tracking and reporting recruitment metrics, and authoring/updating recruitment unit standard operating procedures (SOPs)
- Prepares and processes position actions to include position description updates, position establishments, reallocations, and organizational changes
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

- Recruitment strategies and best practices to include drafting job announcements, job board postings, applicant sourcing, social media and vacancy tracking
- Computers and various technology devices and software programs essential for recruitment efforts such as video conferencing and Google Suite (Gmail, Docs Sheets, Slides)
- HRIS system
- State personnel rules and governmental practices
- Agency policies and procedures
- Verbal and written communication
- Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships
- Time management and organization
- Providing excellent customer service including all levels within the organization
- Multitasking, to include monitoring, tracking, and following up on action items
- Maintain confidentiality
- Adapt to changing environment while producing high-quality, accurate work
- Provide HR consultations
- Analyze and evaluate HR data
- Develop standard work and procedures
- Interact effectively and professionally

Selective Preference(s):

Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or closely related field and two (2) years experience in Human Resources OR; equivalent experience.
Relevant HR Certification.
- Ideal candidate will possess recruitment experience

Pre-Employment Requirements:

- Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid State of Arizona driver's license. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
- In-state travel is required
- Individual is required to pass an extensive background check


As an employee of the Department of Juvenile Corrections, you will be entitled to a comprehensive benefits package that can become effective as soon as two weeks after starting!

Medical, Dental, Vision benefits include:

- Medical Triple Choice Plans (TCP) provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield AZ and United Health Care
- Delta Dental PPO and Cigna DHMO Dental Plans
- Avesis Vision Plan
Additional benefits include:
- Paid sick leave, 12 days per year with no carryover limits
- Paid vacation 13 days and 10 holidays per year
- Available 24/7 Telemedicine
- Flexible Spending Accounts for eligible medical, dental, vision, and dependent care expenses
- Long-Term Disability
- Optional Short-Term Disability
- Life Insurance: $15,000 Basic Life and $15,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment paid by the State
-Optional Supplemental Life and Dependent Life Insurance available
Employee Wellness Plans:
- Health Impact Program: Earn up to $200 annually by participating in free preventative health screenings, immunizations, lifestyle/mindfulness classes, and physical activities
- All eligible ADJC employees can participate in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which includes 12 free mental health-counseling sessions per year
- Additionally EAP also offers available 24/7 support for work/life solutions, dependent/elder care, college planning, wills, legal guidance, financial resources, funeral planning and more

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


The HR Recruiter position participates in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of state employment

Contact Us:

To learn more about the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections, please visit our website at: https://adjc.az.gov/.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-364-1023. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/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.