Working at MCAO

The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office (MCAO) is the third largest public prosecutorial agency in the nation, serving nearly four million residents in the fourth largest county in the U.S. In addition to handling all felony prosecutions in Maricopa County and misdemeanor filings in the county’s justice court system, the office also provides civil legal services to all county agencies. The agency is comprised of more than 1000 full-time employees, including attorneys, investigators, paralegals, victim advocates and support staff.

When you work for Maricopa County, you'll be providing vital services to a diverse population in the nation's fastest-growing county! It is public service that is innovative, forward-thinking, offers a great work environment, has tremendous benefits, and is not your typical government job.

If you work for us, you'll have a rich selection of health care options, robust retirement plans, and the opportunity to reach your full professional potential while making a difference in people's lives.

Our jobs are unique and diverse. We strive to enhance and strengthen our communities and to keep them safe. We look forward to you being a vital part of what we do to make Maricopa County a great place to live, work, and play.

Veteran Employment 

Women in an army uniform Maricopa County is recognized as a Veteran Supportive Employer by the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services and the Arizona Coalition for Military Families. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office is lucky to have active and retired members of the military work in all areas of our office. From attorneys to detectives, these employees continue to show their dedication to public service in the work they do today. We value employing military veterans for their unique skills, training and experience.