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  • 513985
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Feb 3 2023 at 23:55 MST



The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry is dedicated to developing, encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding the professional performance and growth by employees at all levels. The state is proudly served by over 9,000 well-trained corrections professionals who are dedicated to public, staff and inmate safety by effectively employing sound correctional practices, efficient operational procedures, and proven programming opportunities for inmates. Join our team and help to proudly serve our community!



Job Location:


Classification and Compensation
1831 W. Jefferson
Phoenix, Arizona 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $50,000.00 - $54,000.00 

Grade: 20

Closing Date: 2/3/2023 

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:

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry (ADCRR) is seeking a talented and professional Human Resources Specialist who is detailed, thorough and a perfectionist when it comes to interpreting and analyzing data! This position is responsible for a number of diverse and technical processes; including administrative duties supporting the Human Resources Development Group (HRDG), which is comprised of the Recruitment, HR Operations, Benefits, Classification & Compensation, Employee Relations and Training Units.

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:

- Creates and ensures Standard Operational Procedures (SOP) are produced accurately and in compliance with the Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA) Personnel Rules and ADCRR policy for all aspects of Human Resources within HRDG
- Maintains, updates and distributes the agency’s HR Actions Signature Matrix
- Works with the ADCRR Web Master, to design and manage the HRDG internal web page as required
- Assists in the development of a structured approach to identifying and eliminating non-value added process steps and makes recommendations to integrate Lean methods into the overall continuous improvement strategy within HRDG
- Creates and maintains HRDG visual management boards, metrics, and a variety of HR reporting tools ensuring compliance with project due dates and deadlines
- Compiles and reviews HR forms, data, and written materials for completeness, accuracy and adherence to HR guidelines
- Designs, implements, and updates a variety of HR reports ensuring material is kept current and accurate
- Conducts various audits
- Drives on State business
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Federal and State Laws, ADOA Personnel Rules, and ADCRR department policies and procedures
- Theories, concepts, principles and techniques of modern public and Human Resources administration and government organization
- Graphic design and document formatting
- Intranet and knowledge of computer programs

Skill in:
- Effective written communication
- Verbal communication to present and defend recommendations
- Interpersonal relationships
- Research and data analysis
- Independent thinking, problem solving and decision making
- Time and conflict management
- Presenting and training
- Business math and English usage including proper grammar and spelling

Ability to:
- Communicate with customers and provide guidance and expertise when needed
- Compose written documents clearly with organized thoughts and proper sentence construction, punctuation and grammar
- Comprehend and make inferences from written material
- Exercise sound judgement and establish priorities of own workload

Selective Preference(s):

- Two (2) years of experience as a Human Resources Analyst or equivalent experience
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or closely related field
- Experience working with Excel spreadsheets, graphs, and pivot table

Pre-Employment Requirements:

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).

Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation.


We offer an excellent and affordable comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees:
- Vacation and sick days with 10 paid holidays per year
- Robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options
- Exceptional retirement program
- Optional employee benefits such as deferred compensation plans, credit union membership, and a wellness program
- An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

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


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).

Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Current ADCRR Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-255-2430.
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.