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  • 500679
  • Full-time


Special Projects Coordinator

Job Location:

Address:  1700 W Washington St., Suite 430, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $33,435 - $59,812 

Grade: 19

Closing Date: OTF

Job Summary:

The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is Hiring a dedicated Special Projects Coordinator. The Ideal candidate for this position will have experience handling multiple projects. They will also provide support through the appropriate use of administrative, computer, finance, project management and data management.

Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the GOHS.

Job Duties:
  • Duties as assigned by the agency Director and supervisor/multiple special projects assigned
  • Help with statewide events conferences, public safety day and news conferences
  • Assists Deputy Director with DUI Abatement Council
  • Other duties as assigned by agency Director
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

  • Federal or local grant procedures and grant administration
  • State and local administrative polices and procedures
  • Traffic safety issues
  • State and local traffic statues and code
  • Computer systems

Skills in:

  • Interpersonal communication
  • Organization
  • Oral and written communications
  • Time management
  • Computers, troubleshooting, Google suite and Microsoft Office

Ability to:

  • Work in a dynamic work environment
  • Manage multiple projects and one time
  • Adapt to different goals and priorities for agency Director
  • Critical thinking and strong writing ability
Selective Preference(s):
  • Associate or Bachelor's Degree preferred from accredited College or University
  • Knowledge of Federal Grant processes, including processing, administering and monitoring grants preferred
  • Research capabilities
  • Computer and IT knowledge

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). Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Contact Us:
  • If you have any questions please feel free to contact Luis Bustamante at Luis.Bustamante@azdoa.gov or at 602-542-6186 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.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.