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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.

Records Management Specialist
DCS Centralized Records Coordination Unit

Job Location:

3003 N. Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012

Posting Details:

Salary: $19.1707 per hour

Grade: 18

This job announcement will remain open until the position is filled.

Job Summary:

The Records Management Specialist researches in various databases and automated systems regarding child maltreatment records and provides redacted records to statutorily entitled requestors.

Bi-Lingual Stipend

DCS offers a Bi-Lingual Stipend to all interested and eligible DCS Employees who successfully complete a language proficiency exam.  Qualifying employees will receive a $500 annual stipend paid in equal increments.  

Job Duties:

- Performs redactions of all records in accordance with state statutes, as well as policies and procedures from the Department and the Attorney General’s office
- Receives, logs, reviews, and processes requests for confidential information from authorized individuals and the general public
- Prints and redacts reports and case records requests; composes correspondence to the requestor
- Utilizes various databases to research records
- Maintains tracking system
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Arizona Revised Statutes pertaining to confidentiality
- Automated databases and systems
- Personal computers and software, including Microsoft Excel and Word

Skill in:
- Verbal and written communication
- Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships
- Analyzing, problem solving, and researching various sources to troubleshoot
- Conflict management
- Organizational and time management

Ability to:
- Learn and utilize Children's Information Library and Data Source (CHILDS), and CPS Central Registry (CPSCR) databases
- Learn and adhere to agency policies and procedures
- Learn division redaction procedures and systems
- Monitor disclosure tracking reports

Selective Preference(s):

- Previous court or legal experience

Pre-Employment Requirements:

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


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.