Maricopa County is staffed with over 13,000 employees in more than 50 departments and agencies representing a diverse and talented workforce. Visit our employment site to see current job opportunities within Maricopa County.
In addition Workforce Connections provides specialists to help veterans with career planning, resume building and one-on-one vocational assistance in addition to providing other veterans support and benefits services.
Maricopa County Jobs
Online listings for employment opportunities are available on the Maricopa County Human Resources’ employment site. Maricopa County offers careers in a wide variety of public sector professions and new job opportunities are posted on an ongoing basis.
Applying for a job with Maricopa County is a simple online process. Once a prospective employee identifies a job of interest listed on our job posting pages, an applicant may apply for the job by selecting the “Apply” link associated with any particular job posting. Applicants are then re-directed to a log-in screen that allows job seekers to access the online application.
If the job posting includes an indication that testing is required as part of the recruitment, employment preference points are available to veterans, disabled veterans, and veteran’s spouse or surviving spouse.
In addition, Human Resources distributes a weekly e-mail listing all current job openings to a number of area military bases, readiness centers and/or installations including but not limited to Luke Air Force Base, Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Air National Guard (Phoenix and Tucson) and the Yuma Marine Corps Air Station. In addition, the email is distributed to the Arizona Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) and Local Veterans Employment Representatives (LVER).
Career Guidance Services
The Maricopa Workforce Connections (MWC) team is available to provide specialized, comprehensive services specifically for you and your family.
Navigating the Valley’s employment opportunities can be daunting; MWC specialists will chart the course with you. They provide priority service to military, veterans and their eligible family members through comprehensive Career Centers.
MWC is passionate about helping those who have protected our Country’s freedoms. Their Veterans Center(s) ensures that area veterans and their families have the tools and resources they need and deserve to succeed in providing for them and their families. Current programs housed in the Veterans Center(s) include:
Current programs housed in the Veterans Centers include:
- Disabled Veterans Outreach Program
- Local Veterans’ Employment Representatives
- Veterans Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
- Workforce Investment Act Program Career Guidance Specialist
Veterans can obtain personalized one-on-one vocational assistance in the MWC Veterans Center(s). MWC offers job referral and placement resources, job readiness training, access to employment opportunities, skill and aptitude assessments, career counseling, labor market/occupational demand information, resume critiquing, financial assistance for local training/education programs, translating military education and training to civilian credits, follow-up and job retention services, and state-of-the-art computer labs and office equipment.
In addition, MWC Veteran Center(s) provides supportive services for personal, family, and emergency needs to assist you and your family including direct links to housing and other immediate transitional services. Based on an individual’s specific needs, veteran specialists provide personal guidance on accessing other federal, state and local programs including MWC’s network of Access Points throughout Maricopa County. On-site veteran specialists representing State and County agencies are available to offer one-on-one services to veterans and spouses to explore solutions to the challenges of transitioning from military to civilian life and to gain access to other necessary transitional services.
What Do You Want To Do For A Living?
My Next Move for Veterans (O*Net) is a U.S. Department of Labor tool that allows veterans to convert their military classification codes to civilian careers with similar work.
Access Federal Employment Assistance Gateway
Jobseekers can access tools and resources designed to help Veterans and transitioning Service members translate their military skills into new public or private sector careers using the eBenefits gateway, a service of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense. Learn how to identify your professional strengths, create and post résumés, achieve success in your next job, and more by visiting the eBenefits Employment Center.
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Jobs
MCSO is dedicated to providing a caring and supportive environment for its employees. Each employee will have opportunities for career development, professional growth, and a challenging work environment. Recruiting preferences include military personnel who have an honorable discharge from military service. In addition, MSCO is a partner in the Army PaYS Program.