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  • 510323
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Aug 17 2022 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:


Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC) - Lewis
26700 South Highway 85
Buckeye, Arizona 85326

Posting Details:

Salary:  $47,999.00

Grade: 17

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

Do you enjoy plumbing work, but don’t like “selling” your work? We have an opportunity for you! Apply Now!

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry (ADCRR) is seeking an experienced Plumber to routinely be involved in the planning and directing of an inmate work crew in the general maintenance and construction.

Job Duties:

- Plans, supervises, and directs the work of inmate crews
- Maintains the inventory of plumbing tools and equipment
- Repairs water heaters, sinks, toilets, and boilers
- Installs and cleans plumbing drains, fixtures, and water lines
- Conducting general maintenance as instructed by supervisor
- Drives on State business
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- General building and preventative maintenance
- Water heaters, water softeners, boilers, drainage, waste systems, and backflows
- Plumbing tools and equipment
- Plumbing codes
- National and Local building codes and safety practices
- Commercial gas lines
- Basic blueprints
- Basic computer skills to include Microsoft Suite
- Creating reports and charts

Skill in:
- Written and verbal communication
- Scheduling of maintenance repairs and preventative maintenance program for the facility
- Time management and organizational techniques/methods
- Establishing and maintaining interpersonal and employee relationships within all organizational levels

Ability to:
- Read and understand blueprints, schematics, and sketches
- Remodel, install, and construction utility services
- Work in a prison environment

Selective Preference(s):

- One (1) year of journeyman level plumbing experience

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, drug test, and a medical/physical examination.


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

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


Positions in this classification participate in the Corrections Officer Retirement Plan (CORP).

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.