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  • 511700
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Oct 13 2022 at 23:55 MST

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Security Officer

JOB #:

Administrative Services

$38,470.00 annualized ($18.50/hour)

All positions are open until filled.

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



This position is considered safety/security sensitive. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background investigation and pre-employment screening requirements, which include the following:

  • Character and fitness investigation to include but not limited to, fingerprinting and a criminal history records check through the Arizona Criminal Justice Information System (ACJIS) and the National Criminal Information Center (NCIC) database.
  • Psychological evaluation that meets standards provided in Section H of Code 5-303.
  • Drug testing for illegal substances pursuant to Code 5-303 and HR Policy 6.07 Alcohol and Drug-free Workplace Policy.

This position is responsible for providing armed security services at the Arizona State Courts Building, including patrolling the building, grounds, and parking lots; operating screening equipment; and, monitoring restricted areas and security systems.  Other duties include: operating security screening equipment with all visitors entering the Court building, including packages or boxes; patrolling the building, grounds and parking lot; checking for unlocked doors and windows; and, investigating unusual or suspicious circumstances; operating and monitoring activities with Closed Circuit Television (CCTV), duress alarms, and security cameras.  This position will be required to work shifts, holidays, and weekends.

The successful candidate will possess a high school diploma or equivalent plus three years’ experience in a related field such as law enforcement, military police, peace officer or personal security.  Other requirements include: the ability to meet AZPOST required standards in the use of firearms; a demonstrated knowledge of industry standards for security procedures and practices, including fire hazard inspection; a demonstrated knowledge of security devices and ability to operate metal detectors, X-ray machines; skill in the use of defensive tactics; a valid driver’s license; excellent interpersonal communication; and, customer service skills.

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 first and/or second round panel interviews.  This is a Regular, Full-time, non-exempt position.  


The Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Court 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.