Employment Advantages & Our Benefits

There are many advantages of working for the Office of the Public Advocate including the opportunity to work and learn under the guidance of well-respected, experienced criminal practitioners. In addition, working for the Office of the Public Advocate carries with it some excellent benefits so prospective employees may monitor the Maricopa County Career Site for job announcements.
  1. Benefit Package
  2. Employment Advantages

Benefit Package

  • 10 paid holidays per year


  • 100% subsidized city bus fares
  • 120.9 hours of paid Personal Leave annually (with increases based on length of service*)
  • 40.3 hours of paid Family/Medical Leave annually (with increases based on length of service*)
  • Automatic payroll deposits
  • Basic life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance of 1x annual salary
  • Continuing Legal Education (CLE) opportunities
  • Credit Union Privileges
  • Deferred Compensation Program
  • Discount dental plan and vision insurance coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health insurance
  • Mariflex reimbursement plans for medical and child care expenses
  • Payroll savings plans
  • Retirement program with contributions matched by the employer
  • Short/long-term disability programs
  • State Bar dues paid for attorneys
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program for Attorneys
* Employees who work less than 40 hours per week accrue Personal and F/M Leave on a pro-rata basis.

Job Announcements & How to Apply

Prospective employees may monitor the Maricopa County Employment web page for job announcements. Applications are accepted only for active recruitments. Required application forms and supplemental information may be obtained online using the County's online recruitment tool, the Maricopa County Career Site.

Help and public use computers are also available during normal business hours (8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday) at:

Maricopa County Human Resources

County Administration Building
301 West Jefferson, Suite 200
Phoenix, Arizona 85003

Phone: 602-506-3755
Teletypewriter (TT): 602-506-1908
Recorded Job Message: 602-506-3329

Reasonable Accommodations
Maricopa County Human Resources' reasonable accommodations in the application and/or testing process to eligible individuals requesting assistance under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Please contact the Employment Services Division at 602-506-5570 or 602-506-1908 (TT) if you believe you may require such assistance.

Non-discrimination & Equal Opportunity

It is the policy of Maricopa County not to discriminate in employment or the provision of services.

Maricopa County is an equal opportunity employer.

Statutory Compliance

This employer complies with ARS 23-211 et seq. and submits information on all new hires to electronically verify.