Assessor Paul D. Petersen

Maricopa County Assessor's Office


With the growth of Maricopa County, the demands for high quality assessment services continue to increase. Our commitment to the citizens of Maricopa is to employ the most professional methods, tools and staff resources to produce property values which are fair and equitable.

Continuous improvement and innovation toward this end are a priority. As well, the development of a highly professional organization populated by the best in the business is also a top priority – not just for today, but also for tomorrow.

With that in mind, we wish to explore the marketplace for talented individuals who want to be part of a progressive approach to our business at all levels.

More particularly, we recognize the need to attract leaders who will help us drive forward to achieve our goals and deliver as effectively as possible on our commitment to the citizens and the county.

If you are an energetic individual with a commitment to excellence, we would like to hear from you. Please click on specific job openings below to review our immediate needs. If your background meets the qualifications, follow the instructions to apply now for a current open position.

Current Openings

The Maricopa County Assessor's Office constantly seeks the best and brightest to fill our needs. As opportunities arise they will be listed in the County's main Employment page.

We appreciate your interest in employment with us. Some available positions may not be listed on this page. Please check the Maricopa County website regularly for job opportunities which become available and approved for recruitment and hiring.

Training Design & Delivery Specialist

The Maricopa County Assessor's Office is in the midst of a major project to streamline its business practices and systems, improve its capabilities and embrace the assessment community's drive to elevate the profession and its approach to property appraisal. Exciting times and great change bring with them challenge and opportunity for the Training professional.

We are looking for a Training Design & Delivery Specialist who is knowledgeable in developing interactive, on-line learning content and is excited about new challenges. This opportunity is perfect for the Training professional who enjoys interacting with others and creating content that is fun and easy to learn. You will have the opportunity to apply your technical skills and your passion for learning to help the Maricopa County Assessor's Office as it moves forward with change.

In addition, this opportunity will call upon you to flex your creative muscles because you will be creating new online training courses for material that supports processes and standards for appraisal practice. In this role you will be working to help the Training Team create PowerPoint presentations, e-learnings, and reference material. You may also have the opportunity to teach others in a classroom or virtual training environment.

You will be a member of a small training team and will work collaboratively within that team to anticipate and proactively address areas for improvement.

To qualify you will possess a Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of one year experience in design and implementation of adult training curriculum, facilitation of training, working with a variety of training media and communication such as video creation, e-learning and developing online training content. Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Education, Psychology, Organizational Development or related field.

The position's compensation is an annualized pay of $42,806 - 64,188 (starting salary depending on experience), and a full range of competitive benefits. If you are interested in learning more about this position, please visit the Maricopa County job site at where you can read the job description and apply on-line.

Web Solutions Supervisor

The Maricopa County Assessor's Technology Division is looking for a sharp, motivated web pro who has a demonstrated track record in leading an effective customer-facing web presence. The Assessor's Office is aggressively pursuing innovative ways to help drive improvements in our business practices and enhance the customer experience. We serve the residents and property owners of Maricopa County, the fourth largest county in the nation, and technology solutions are one of the cornerstones to our success in meeting their needs.

As the Web Solutions Supervisor, you will be charged with leading a team of developers to deliver superior customer-facing online services, consistent delivery and a strong web presence of the Assessor's Office. You will encourage focus and commitment to excellence in your team. You and the team will seek opportunities to enhance the web experience for all constituents within and beyond the County.

You will direct the planning and execution of site development, installations, and maintenance of various public-facing and intranet applications and databases. You will work with your team to assure high website performance and work with other Assessor Technology Division staff and the County's Office of Enterprise Technology to anticipate and resolve problems in a timely manner.

As a member of the Technology Division, you will also participate in a major enterprise transformation that will place the Assessor's Office in the vanguard of web-enabled public services. You will have the opportunity to guide and develop your staff, and to work creatively with them to help streamline traditional business practices through web applications and technology.

You will not only demonstrate web savvy and technology expertise, you will also be agile, flexible and relate well to a wide variety of people including Assessor staff and leadership, and external customers. In this role, you will not only have the opportunity to transform our toolset, you will also help our staff and customers understand these transitions. This experience can help place you at the forefront as a technology business leader.

To qualify you will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or other Business, Communications or Management related fields and five years of applications development and/or programming experience in a web environment. For more detail on this position and its requirements, please visit the Assessor Web Solutions Supervisor posting on the Maricopa County Online Job Website. If you meet the qualifications and are interested in the position, please submit your electronic application there.

This position is full-time, salaried with competitive benefits and is located in downtown Phoenix with a transit friendly workplace to ease your commute. Telework is available at the discretion of the CTO. If you want to help change the way government does business, this may be the opportunity for you.

Employee Benefits

As one of the largest employers in the Valley of the Sun, Maricopa County is able to offer employees many employment advantages:

  • Choice of Three (3) Health Plans (Vision benefits included in all Medical Plans) Employee, Spouse, Children and Family coverage available at comparably low premium rates.
  • Choice of Three (3) Dental Plans
  • Behavioral Health Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Group Legal Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Child Care Expenses
  • Ten Paid Holidays
  • Three Weeks of Paid Vacation Leave
  • One Week of Paid Sick Leave
  • One Floating Day Off
  • 9/80 Flex Work Schedules Available in Most Positions
  • Pension Plan in Arizona State Retirement System
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance of One Times Annual Salary (not to exceed $500,000)
  • Optional Supplemental Life Insurance Available at Group Rates
  • Supplemental Family Life Insurance Coverage Available at Group Rates
  • Tax Deferred 457 Savings Plan
  • Long Term Disability through the Arizona State Retirement System
  • Short Term Disability Available at Group Rates
  • Subsidized Phoenix Transit Bus Passes
  • County Credit Union
  • Automatic Deposit of Pay Checks
  • Paid Bereavement Time
  • In-House training and development including work related tuition reimbursement up to $5,000
  • Wellness programs which include weight loss, quit smoking, health promotions, low cost assessments, and 24/7 Gym access.
  • Employee Discount Program includes discounts on sporting events, movies, car rental, and much more.