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  • 509142
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Jul 22 2022 at 23:55 MST

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Operational Review Specialist V

JOB #:

Juvenile Justice Services

$58,289.00 annualized

All positions are open until filled.

EMPLOYEE REFERRAL PROGRAM: This position is eligible for an employee referral incentive payment of $1,000.00 (conditions apply).

This position performs on-site operational reviews in all Arizona Juvenile Courts statewide, with primary emphasis on auditing and monitoring the compliance of the juvenile probation departments, verifying caseload population reports, determining compliance with statutes, judicial codes, administrative orders, funding agreements and program plans, and verifying accounting/budgeting/financial management systems, policies and procedures.  Area of review also includes juvenile detention centers, Juvenile Crime Reduction Fund (JCRF), Juvenile On-Line Tracking System (JOLTS), Juvenile Treatment Services Fund (JTSF), and Family Counseling Fund.

Essential functions of the position include preparing detailed written reports highlighting operational review findings, areas of compliance, deficiencies and recommended corrective action to be taken; make recommendations for program development and improvement; trains county personnel on correct operational procedures; and assist juvenile probation departments in implementing Evidence Based Practices into their policies and practices.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program qualified employer. 

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

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Accounting, Public Administration, Behavioral Science or related field, and a combination of 5 years accounting, auditing, juvenile justice and/or criminal justice experience. Directly relevant experience may substitute for education.  This position also requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong technical writing and analytical skills, and experience using WordPerfect, ACCESS and PowerPoint or equivalent.

The preferred candidate will a master’s degree in criminal justice, public administration or behavioral sciences.

Travel level: up to 25%

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.  Some positions may take 4-6 weeks to fill.  Only applicants whose backgrounds most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to interview.  Requests for a special accommodation to participate in the interview process should be made at the time you are contacted to schedule an interview.  The Selection Process may include computer testing (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, proofreading, typing, etc.) and first and/or second round panel interviews.  This is a Regular, Full-time, Exempt level position.  


The Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Accrued vacation pay and sick leave
  • 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
  • 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. The Court may terminate a remote work agreement at its discretion.


  • Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
  • Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

The Arizona Supreme Court is an 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.