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  • 512004
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Sep 30 2022 at 23:55 MST


The Arizona Department of Child Safety (DCS) is a social and human services agency whose mission is to successfully engage children and families to ensure safety, strengthen families, and achieve permanency. DCS has field office locations located throughout the state of Arizona, with its central office located in Downtown Phoenix. DCS employs over 2,800 employees who share the common vision of ensuring children thrive in family environments free from abuse and neglect.


Human Resources (HR)

Posting Details:

Salary: $23.7981 hourly  

Grade: 20

Closing Date: September 30, 2022

Job Summary:

This position analyzes, verifies, and performs accurate input of employee personnel actions into the Human Resources Information Solution (HRIS) in accordance with the Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA) Personnel Rules.

Job Duties:

- Prepares, reviews and verifies salary actions, new hires, promotions, transfers, demotions, etc. and keys into HRIS timely
- Works with HR liaisons to resolve any issues or discrepancies
- Conducts new employee orientation bi-weekly
- Ensures necessary employee performance appraisals are completed prior to processing actions
- Coordinates the completion of employee evaluation with liaisons
- Provides training and guidance to HR liaisons
- Generates reports from HRIS; audits keyed actions
- Travels on State business
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Office practices and procedures at a professional level
- Microsoft Office Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint
- Business English to include proper sentence and punctuation 

Skill in:
- Verbal and written communication
- Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships
- Examining a variety of personnel documents for accuracy and processing
- Organization (high volume of documents and materials)
- Applying and explaining general laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures
- Researching, analytical and problem solving
- Time management
- Decision making

Ability to:
- Learn and communicate with the various HR office contacts throughout the state
- Become familiar, use and complete a variety of HR documents
- Respond to wide range of personnel inquiries and situations with accuracy and diplomacy
- Identify and implement process improvement solutions

Selective Preference(s):

- Two (2) years of work experience in a human resources office
- Experience using LEAN principles

Pre-Employment Requirements:

- Must be able to secure and maintain clearance from the DCS Central Registry.
- Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation.


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

Benefits include:
- Paid sick leave.
- Paid vacation that includes ten (10) holidays per year.
- Competitive health and dental insurance plans.
- Life insurance and long-term disability insurance.

We also offer optional employee benefits that include:
- Vision coverage.
- Short-term disability insurance.
- Deferred compensation plans.
- Supplemental life insurance.
- Employee wellness plans

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


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-255-2903. 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.