THIS RECRUITMENT IS TO ESTABLISH A REGISTER for current and future LAW CLERK UNCLASSIFIED vacancies in the Public Defense Services Department.
Salary Grade: U1
Performs paraprofessional legal work assisting attorneys by conducting in-depth legal research and report documentation. This classification is in the unclassified service and is exempt from the Pima County Merit System Rules.
For more information about the Public Defense Services Department, please visit their website at:
Please note: For new hires (and promoted employees hired) the applicant must have a full set of COVID-19 vaccines, by the effective date of hire. If you are unable to become fully vaccinated due to a medical disability or religious observance/practice, you must request an accommodation – accommodation forms are located on-line.
Graduate of law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) is required.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write “see resume” on your application.
Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/scored against any advertised Preferred Qualifications. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.
Licenses and Certificates: Some positions require a valid Arizona Class D driver license at the time of application. Failure to maintain the required licensure shall be grounds for termination.
Special Notice Items: Due to the need for access to courts, law enforcement, detention or correctional facilities, some positions in this classification may require satisfactory completion of a personal background investigation by law enforcement agencies.
Physical/Sensory Requirements: Physical and sensory abilities will be determined by position. For new hires (and promoted employees hired) the applicant must have a full set of COVID-19 vaccines, by the effective date of hire. If you are unable to become fully vaccinated due to a medical disability or religious observance/practice, you must request an accommodation – accommodation forms are located on-line.