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  • Full-time


The Department of Emergency & Military Affairs (DEMA) is the headquarters for the Arizona National Guard. The Army National Guard is "Always Ready - Always There" providing military forces to accomplish community, State and Federal missions. The Air National Guard maintains excellence with flexible, sustainable, expeditionary and joint interoperable capabilities in all facets of current Federal and State missions. The Division of Emergency Management’s mission is to coordinate emergency services and efforts to governmental agencies to reduce the impact of disaster on person and property. The Division of Administrative Services maintains the business operations of human resources, finance, purchasing/contracting, and legislative activities. Many positions posted do not require military membership.



Job Location:

Address:  Papago Park Military Reservation (PPMR), Phoenix, AZ

Posting Details:

Salary: $17.6992 - $24.6736 per hour (DOE) 

Grade: 20

Closing Date:  Position is open until filled, resumes will be reviewed weekly.

Telecommute opportunities available based on the needs of the department and at the discretion of leadership. 

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for professional personnel work of considerable difficulty involving the full life cycle of the recruitment process. Position will provide technical assistance to multiple departments across the agency, establishing and maintaining relationships with hiring managers to identify staffing needs and develop strategic plans to ensure recruitment efforts are successful.

Job Duties:

Responsibilities include:
● Confers and collaborates with the hiring authority to develop and implement the most effective recruitment plan and ensure recruitment timelines and goals are met.
● Advises managers on staffing policies and procedures, composes job announcements, advertises vacancies, reviews resume, conducts professional reference checks and facilitates new employee orientation.
● Provides technical expertise to managers and supervisors on aspects of classification and compensation. Composes, reviews/analyzes position descriptions (PD) to determine and make appropriate classification and grade recommendations. Ensures PDs are accurate and complete and prepares required paperwork to process action.
● Processes and completes all HRIS data entry. Responsible for ensuring HRIS data entry quality assurance through the regular auditing of data entry records.
● Prepares, researches, and conducts related statistical and salary analysis and reports for, inequity reviews, promotions, reallocations, special assignments, lateral transfers, and in-grade adjustments. Provides preliminary reviews and makes recommendations to management.
● Work with managers and supervisors on Informal disciplinary actions. Works directly with management/ supervisors/employees to resolve Human Resource related general problems and questions.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
• Principles and practices of management and administration; federal, state, and department rules, policies, and applicable employment/labor laws Including but not limited to FMLA, FLSA, COBRA, EEO, HIPPA. and USERRA
• Principles and practices of human resources management, benefits administration, and employee training.
• Developing and implementing recruitment strategies.
• Principals of classification and compensation.
• Office equipment and their uses/functions.
• Computer software programs such as Google Office Suite, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook).

Skilled in:
• Establishing and maintaining effective interpersonal relationships.
• Research and analyzing documentation to determine proper action required.
• Communicating effectively both orally and in writing.
• Conflict resolution.
• Use of databases to input, track and retrieve information and provide reports as requested.
• Prioritizing work to achieve maximum results and quality output.
• Organizing files/folders for ease in retrieving documentation or guiding others to useful resources.
• Providing excellent customer service to all levels within the organization.
• Managing workload, multi-tasking and using resources efficiently and effectively.

Ability to:
• Plan and make independent decisions.
• Establish priorities and complete actions timely and accurately.
• Work in a fast-paced environment and change work agenda/priorities frequently.
• Communicate effectively with all levels of personnel within and outside of the organization.
• Interact with a wide variety of entities and stakeholders.
• Interpret policies and procedures clearly and assure content is understood.
• Monitor, track and follow up on action items.
• Set own work agenda.
• Maintain confidentiality regarding medical records/documents

Selective Preference(s):

Desired qualifications include any combination of experience, education, and training that meets the knowledge, skills, and abilities as described. Preferred candidate will have one year experience as a Personnel Analyst II; OR three years of experience in professional personnel work. A Bachelor's degree in Personnel Management or a closely related field may substitute for one year of the professional personnel work experience.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Special Job 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 a criminal background investigation.


The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Sick leave
Vacation with 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

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


Eligible DEMA employees participate in excellent retirement programs provided by the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) and for fire personnel the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS).

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact hr@azdema.gov.
DEMA is a smoke-free work environment.
ADA/EEO Employer
The State of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity and 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.