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  • 514759
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Feb 14 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:


Human Resources and Development Group
1831 W. Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $72,000.00 - $78,000.00 

Grade: 23

Closing Date: 2/14/2023

First review of resumes will be on 2/1/2023

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 (ADCRR) is seeking an energetic and qualified individual to execute aggressive talent acquisition strategies, with a key focus on producing results in a fast-moving, dynamic environment. The ideal candidate is a strategic leader who can direct all recruitment activities to process and hire Correctional Officers statewide.

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:

- Manages recruitment staff at Central Office to include providing direction, leadership, mentoring, and coaching
- Oversees applicant testing procedures to ensure recruitment goals are met
- Ensures monthly visits to high schools and post-secondary educational facilities are being conducted
- Oversees recruitment processing to include new hires and rehires
- Indirectly manages Satellite Recruitment Centers (SRC) to include conducting on-site visits monthly and to maintain a professional proactive team
- Oversees and monitors the preparation of daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports to include the Correctional Officer Vacancy Report, Job Fair Report, applicant contract, applicants tested (passed/failed), no shows, and job offers made
- Schedules and attend meetings necessary to produce expected results
- Meets Correctional Officer hiring recruitment goals
- Develops initiatives for attracting applicants
- Identifies needs and develops action plans
- Manages budget while remaining within an assigned allocation and justifying/requesting additional resources when needed
- Drives on state business
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Arizona Revised Statutes, Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA) Personnel Rules and ADCRR policies and procedures
- State and Nation Workforce trends
- Arizona Peace Officer Standard and Training (POST) rules
- Principles and practices of management and supervision
- Creation and presentation of reports and plans
- Sound correctional and general office practices
- Current recruiting and hiring principles and strategies

Skill in:
- Verbal and written communications
- Initiating and maintaining interpersonal relationships with agency executive staff, other agencies and the public
- Personal Computer, electronic recruitment programs and other Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)
- Time management and project management
- Budget development and contract management
- Multitasking, prioritizing, delegation and organization
- Data gathering and statistical analysis to provide information on trends

Ability to:
- Lead and manage a work team
- Work collaboratively with internal and external entities
- Effectively supervise
- Identify problems and develop effective solutions
- Manage multiple projects and changing priorities
- Work independently with minimal supervision

Selective Preference(s):

- Three (3) years of progressively responsible work experience and supervision in talent acquisition in the public sector

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.