Job Opportunity – Public Defender

Salary Range: $87,922 – $174,428 DOE

Pima County Government is seeking a dynamic, creative and experienced leader for the position of Public Defender. This position reports organizationally to the Public Defense Services Director and is responsible for representing, defending, advising and counseling persons not financially able to employ counsel in criminal and other proceedings as set forth in Arizona Revised Statutes. The Public Defender is responsible for the planning, directing, coordinating and administering functions and activities of the Public Defender’s Office including operations, accounting and reporting functions. This is an unclassified position exempt from the Pima County Merit System Rules. E

xpected qualifications include: graduation from an accredited school of law and six years of experience in criminal litigation, three of which specialized in criminal defense and two of which involved supervisory or management responsibilities.

This position is with the Pima County Public Defender’s Office. This position is Open Until Filled with a 1stscreening date of March 17, 2017.

Interested candidates can apply at this link: