DETENTION OFFICER

Applicants who are currently sworn law enforcement officers or have active certification and would like to lateral to PCSO should apply for this position.

PCSO Detention Officers maintain the safety and security of inmates, staff, and the PCSO Detention facilities while providing custody of inmates preserving order and discipline while supervising inmates. 

    • Testing is tentatively conducted at PCSO on the third Wednesday of the month
    • If all criteria are met, you may be contacted by PCSO Human Resources via email to schedule an assessment exam
    Preliminary Background Review You will need to have the following documents with you on testing day: 
    • Birth Certificate, Naturalization Papers (Original Document) or Current Passport
    • High School Diploma, GED, or transcript with graduation date (Original Document) or higher education certificates/diplomas
    • Arizona Drivier's License (Original Document)
    • Social Security Card (Original Document)
    • Credit Report (Original Document) A Complete report is required on a thumb drive (only your score will not be accepted)
    • DD 214 Copy Member 4 if discharged from Military or Selective Service Registration (Original Document)
    • Vehicle Insurance Card 
    • 3 years Certified Driving History Record (Original Document)

    If all criteria are met, the Background Investigator will notify Human Resources to submit your personal information into ESOPH.

    ESOPH BackgroundYou will be sent a link to sign in answer questions and upload any documents required.  You have seven (7) days to complete. 
    Final Background ReviewOnce your background information has been reviewed and all required criteria have been met, you may be scheduled for a final background review. 
    CVSAOnce your background information has been reviewed and all required criteria have been met, you may be scheduled for a Computer Voice Stress Analysis Test. 
    Final Background Interview Once your background information has been reviewed and all required criteria have been met, you may be scheduled for a final background interview.  Fingerprinting will also be scheduled on this day. 
    Command Review Once your background check is complete, our command staff will review it.  Upon approval, you may be invited to a Command Interview. 
    Command Interview You will meet and talk with the Command Staff. Upon approval, you will be extended a conditional offer of employment.  At this time, you will also be scheduled for a psych evaluation and medical review. 
    Official OfferOnce you have passed all steps, you may be extended an official offer and be scheduled a date to attend New Hire Orientation. 


    If you have any questions on the hiring process, please call (520) 866-