Service Before Self
The mission of public service comes first when you work for the State of Arizona, where your leadership and sense of purpose gleaned in the military can have a real impact on the lives of millions of our fellow citizens. There’s real camaraderie among our more than 35,000 state employees, whose fellowship, pride in quality work, and personal ownership of the mission combine to deliver meaningful results.
As a military veteran, you're proud of having answered the call to duty and serving your country. So many veterans have successfully managed the transition from military to civilian life and found rewarding careers with the State of Arizona. All of them have a story, and here are a few, as told in the employees’ own words.
Find Your Fit
With more than 1,700 challenging career opportunities to choose from in over 120 agencies, boards and commissions, there is something for everyone who wants to work for the State of Arizona. As a military veteran, you can definitely find your fit by joining our team. Build upon your military past or use that experience to explore new passions and new beginnings - all while serving the State of Arizona and our citizens in their pursuit of a better life.
State Career Clusters
There are endless options for career opportunities with the State of Arizona! See the list below for the different career fields offered and current jobs open!
Are you looking to see what career field your military occupation might fit or how your skills can translate to the civilian workforce? Check out the Military Crosswalk Search for help!
Arizona Veteran Supportive Employer
The State of Arizona and many of our departments are part of a growing community across Arizona of organizations that have earned the “Arizona Veteran Supportive Employer” (AVSE) designation. Working for an AVSE gives you peace of mind that the organization, its leaders, and your manager are all committed to recruiting, hiring, and retaining veterans and service members transitioning to the civilian workforce. They recognize, appreciate and value your service and want to add your skillset to their team. This support also extends to military and veteran spouses and family members. There is a network of AVSE employers across Arizona that all support a plan to provide meaningful career and educational opportunities for veterans, transitioning service members, and their families. This plan is known as the Arizona Roadmap to Veteran Employment. Our partner in this work to grow support for hiring veterans is the Arizona Coalition for Military Families. Their Be Connected program offers additional support to assist you with your career search.
Be Connected Career Navigation Services
Career support services are available to all veterans, service members, and their family members – regardless of length or era of service, or discharge status. These services are available at no cost and include help with resumes, interview skills, and removing any barrier you may have to employment – including clothing, supplies, education, training, and much more. To learn more and access these no-cost services, call the Be Connected Support Line at 866-4AZ-VETS (866-429-8387). All calls are confidential.
The State of Arizona Hires Vets!