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  • Full-time


To protect the health and safety of Arizona consumers, advance and support Arizona agriculture, and safeguard commerce.



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Posting Details:

Salary: 40.87 - 42.31 

Grade: 27

Closing Date: 

Job Summary:

                                                                                                                        **THE POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED**

The Arizona Department of Agriculture is currently recruiting for an Applications Developer to join our Information Technology team. We are seeking an individual who is detail oriented, self-driven and able to program unique internal applications.

This Development position will be responsible for agency-wide application development in a team environment; maintain existing applications and provide support to users in the operations of the application and programs; produce reporting from new and existing applications as needed or requested. Meet with management and stakeholders to determine new application requirements, design and code new applications according to the needs and desires of management and stakeholders; test and debug new applications and support applications after the development process is concluded. Good organizational and customer service skills are a must.

Job Duties:

Application Development, maintain existing applications, customer service, reports, design and code new applications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Microsoft SQL Databases 2008 or later
Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 or later
Microsoft Access database migration to SQL
Microsoft IIS 6 and/or 7, Windows Server 2008-12 Active Directory
VB.Net, ASP, C#.NET, MVC (Entity Framework) web application programming
Industry standard software testing procedures, software terminology, computer and peripheral equipment capabilities
Web site and page development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap)
Microsoft Azure

Source code control using Team Foundation Server
Report writing using SQL Reporting Services
Microsoft SQL 2008-16 stored procedure and script writing
Communication with non-technical personnel
Problem solving and initiate corrective action

Provide superior customer service
Meet strict deadline requirements
Prioritize based on project plan
Take direction and work within a team environment
Work independently and within a team and adapt to changing priorities

Selective Preference(s):

Three years minimum experience in developing custom web-based applications
Migration of Access applications to web-based applications
Experience as a Project Manager
Knowledge or training on ITIL Methodology

Pre-Employment Requirements:



The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Sick leave
Vacation with 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

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). Mandatory condition of Employment for all employees who meet the eligibility and membership criteria defined in statue. Current contribution rate is 12.17%. Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Melissa Meek at mmeek@azda.gov for assistance.


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.