Now Hiring: Detention Officers

It’s more than a job. It’s a career path with endless opportunity. Our Detention Officers are law enforcement professionals who work with cutting-edge technology in one of the largest jail systems in the country.

The benefits are substantial:

  • Competitive pay
  • Paid education and training
  • Full benefits
  • Retirement security
  • Paid holidays and vacation


If you’re currently working in a corrections or detention job, you may qualify for an accelerated training program of just five weeks. If you’re up to the challenge, we invite you to become one of us—to become one with us.

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Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office
602.876.1000 |
550 West Jackson Street, Phoenix AZ 85003

Maricopa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Maricopa County will make reasonable accommodation(s) during the employment process. In addition, Maricopa County complies with A.R.S.§23-211 et seq. and submits information on all new hires to e-Verify. Finally, Maricopa County complies with A.R.S.§36-601 (Smoke Free AZ Act) and prohibits smoking in all places of employment.