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  • 513594
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Nov 28 2022 at 23:55 MST


Your Partner For A Stronger Arizona.

DES works with families, community organizations, advocates and state and federal partners to realize our collective vision that every child, adult, and family in Arizona will be safe and economically secure.

DES serves more than 3 million Arizonans. Our Mission is to make Arizona stronger by helping Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance for those in need, and care for the vulnerable.

Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS)

Job Location:

Address:  1789 West Jefferson Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $45,000 - $51,287 Annually 

Grade: 20

Closing Date: November 28, 2022

This position may offer the ability to work remotely, within Arizona, based upon the department's
business needs and continual meeting of expected performance measures.

Job Summary:

Would you like to be part of an amazing culture that helps Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance? The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) is looking for individuals that are committed to service, community, and teamwork.

The Department of Economic Security, Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Human Resources Analyst - Intermediate.

The State of Arizona strives for a work culture that affords employees flexibility, autonomy, and trust. Across our many agencies, boards, commissions, many State employees participate in the State's Remote Work Program and are able to work remotely in their homes, in offices, and in hoteling spaces. All work, including remote work, should be performed within Arizona unless an exception is properly authorized in advance.

Job Duties:

This position is responsible for:

• Performing a full range of professional level recruitment and operations functions.
• Writing and posting job announcements, creating requisitions, screening applicants, and producing quality hiring lists in the automated recruitment system.
• Completing, reviewing and approving personnel actions.
• Providing guidance to management and employees relating to personnel actions and recruitment.
• Assisting Employee Relations Specialist responding to EEOC/OEO requests for information.
• Conducting background, clearance card and reference checks on selected candidates and serve as a point of contact for clearance cards.
• Ensuring adherence to fleet management policy related to motor vehicle record checks.
• Establishing, updating, or reallocating existing PDs and submits position change requests.
• Acting as a liaison between ADA and FMLA Coordinators and supervisor regarding FMLA, modified duty, and ordering equipment for employees when needed.
• Attending job fairs in cooperation with CHR Talent Acquisition for recruitment of vacant positions.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
• Federal and State laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures related to staffing.
• Agency and Division mission, values and organizational structure.
• Personnel Policies and Procedures applicable to employment strategies for filling hard-to-fill positions.
• Current principles, practices and methods used in the administration of an HR program to include: Classification & Compensation, Employee Relations, Operations & Talent Acquisition.
• Diverse sourcing methods, trends and best practice guidelines.

Skills in:
• Developing and maintaining interpersonal relationships and diplomacy with employees, management, the public and customers.
• Interviewing techniques.
• Time management and organization.
• Problem-solving, interviewing, fact finding, researching, collecting, and analyzing data and reports.
• Google, Human Resources Information System (HRIS), Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), Performance Management software and various software to monitor and track human resources actions.

Ability to:
• Actively listen to customer needs providing appropriate and timely responses.
• Communicating effectively using appropriate grammar, spelling and punctuation.
• Listen attentively to customer needs and provide appropriate and timely responses.
• Maintain confidentiality.
• Work independently, respond to inquiries and provide guidance, prioritize and manage workflow.

Selective Preference(s):

• Prefer Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or closely related field and two years of professional personnel work (e.g., staffing and/ or operations process) experience; OR two years as a Human Resources Analyst in AZ State government; OR 4 years' progressively professional personnel work experience.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees.
• Successfully pass background and reference checks; employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.
• In-state travel may be required. This position requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. 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.). Employees may be required to use their own transportation as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed.
• Be subject to a search of the Adult Protective Services Registry.


The Arizona Department of Economic Security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

• Career Advancement & Employee Development Opportunities
• Flexible schedules to create a work/life balance
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
• 10 paid holidays per year
• Stipend Opportunities
• Infant at Work Program
• RideShare and Public Transit Subsidy
• Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision
• Life and Disability Insurance

By providing the option of a full-time or part-time remote work schedule, employees enjoy improved work/life balance, report higher job satisfaction, and are more productive. Remote work is a management option and not an employee entitlement or right. An agency may terminate a remote work agreement at its discretion.

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


State employees are required to participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS), the State sponsored retirement contribution plan and the Long-Term Disability (LTD) program after a 27-week waiting period. The ASRS defined benefit plan provides for life-long income upon retirement. You will also have the option to participate in a voluntary deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.

On, or shortly after, your first day of work you will be provided with additional information about the available insurance plans, enrollment instructions, submission deadlines and effective dates.

Contact Us:

For questions about this career opportunity, please contact us at 480.825.2901 or email tslatcher@azdes.gov.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 480.825.2901. 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.