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Job Description

05/17/2017 05/24/2017
PHOENIX 0.00-47,486.00


Arizona Department of Economic Security



1789 W. Jefferson, Phoenix AZ 85007  

Openings: 1

This announcement is open until a sufficient number of resumes are received. Interested applicants should apply for this position if they feel that they are qualified as quickly as possible to ensure a timely application.

Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) works with families, community organizations, advocates, and State and Federal partners to realize our collective mission to make Arizona stronger by helping Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance for those in need. To learn more about DES visit DES Overview and visit our careers page to see current job opportunities. Join the DES Team!




The Human Resources Administration office (HRA) is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Staffing Analyst to join the Human Resources Team. Under the direction of the Staffing Manager, this position is responsible for performing professional level work in the recruitment and selection area. The person in this position is responsible for quality of recruitment efforts to fill vacant positions and quality of hiring lists referred to supervisors for assigned classes and/or divisions. In concert with hiring supervisors, this position determines what knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) are required to successfully perform the duties of the vacant position and determine which candidates have the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). The Staffing Analyst will advise hiring supervisors on hiring and recruitment options; develop recruitment announcements and advertisements; review, edit and approve interview questions; respond to inquiries from supervisors, employees and applicants about a wide variety of employment related issues, requiring extensive knowledge, accurate interpretation and administration of Department of Administration/Department of Economic Security (ADOA/DES) personnel rules, policies, procedures, and practices and DES programs and organizational structures.This position will research and respond to applicant complaints; work with selection manager on creating written or other types of employment examinations, when necessary.

The candidate selected for this role will have thorough or in-depth knowledge of:

- Personnel rules, policies and procedures; Personnel administration, including recruitment and examination; Interviewing techniques; Advertising and recruiting methods and resources.


The candidate will have strong and excellent skills of:

- Evaluating resumes and statistical data;   Interpersonal relations, as applied to contacts with Agency Managers and Directors, Representatives of other governmental agencies, Subordinate staff and the public; Decision making; Time management.


The candidate will have a demonstrated ability to:

- Analyze; Interview; Write; Form effective working relations with employees, officials and the public; communicate effectively; Interpret and properly apply Personnel Rules, policies, and procedures; Learn the State's computerized applicant and employment tracking systems and classification system.


Preferred Qualifications

-Three or more years of professional level Human Resources or related experience

-Knowledge of State Personnel Rules, HRIS, Applicant Tracking Systems


DES promotes career development by offering a learning environment, team oriented culture. Our new hires enjoy several other benefits such as paid holidays, vacation days, sick leave, medical, dental, and vision benefits, tuition reimbursement, and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan. Click here to learn more about benefits.

Staffing Disclosure

Applicants will be required to:

- Have a current, valid state issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employee is subject to driver’s license record checks and must maintain an acceptable driving record, valid motor vehicle insurance and registration, and must complete any required training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

- Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees

- Successfully pass background and reference checks. Employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions


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DES is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Fair and Equal Employment Opportunity Practices: DES does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, parental status, or military service.

Reasonable Accommodation Request: During all stages of the recruitment process, persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation which includes but are not limited to a sign language interpreter or an alternative format of documents. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact DES Human Resources Administration at (602) 771-2842. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

If you experience technical issues while applying for this position, please dial 602-542-4700 or email [email protected].