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Application process opens for Pima Co. Corrections Officers

Posted at 4:13 AM, Mar 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-15 08:52:35-04

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Pima County Sheriff's Department is now hiring for new Corrections Officers to join the staff.

The process is only available at pre-determined times throughout the year, according to PCSD. Right now, applications are being accepted from March 15th through March 29th.

Interested candidates will undergo a multiple choice test and physical fitness assessment on April 6th. An anticapted academy will then take place July 15th.

Qualifications for the job include the following:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • At least 18 years of age (at time of appointment)
  • Valid Arizona driver's license (at time of hire)
  • United States citizen or Alien work permit
  • Be of excellent character
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language
  • If prior Military: Must have been honorably discharged from the U.S. Armed Forces
  • No felony convictions
  • No unlawful use of a narcotic or dangerous drug within the past three (3) years
  • No unlawful use of marijuana within the past year
  • No pattern of drug abuse
  • Must be willing to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays

If you are interested in a position but not able to apply during this window, or wish to apply again, you can do so during the next time frame that starts July 15, 2019.

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