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Arizona Department of Corrections

Rehabilitation and reintegration

Safer Communities Through Effective Corrections.

All Arizona State employees operate under the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-based approach to doing the work of the state government, in which every employee reflects on its performance, reduces waste and is committed to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every government employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes and measure results. Government employees are very engaged, collaborative and adopt a culture of public service.


Arizona State Correctional Complex (PHAC) – Lewis

26700 South Highway 85

Buckeye, Arizona 85326


LOCATION ALERT: This station is located in the Arizona State Penitentiary Complex – Lewis, located between Buckeye and Gila Bend; it is 55 miles from downtown phoenix.

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (ADCRR) is looking for an experienced plumber to regularly participate in the planning and leadership of an inmate work team in general maintenance and construction. .

All interested applicants should complete an online application at and search using Task ID # 503140.


  • Plans, supervises and directs the work of inmate teams
  • Maintains inventory of plumbing tools and equipment
  • Repairs water heaters, sinks, toilets and boilers
  • Install and clean plumbing drains, fixtures and water lines
  • Perform general maintenance according to the supervisor’s instructions
  • Roll over the affairs of state
  • Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment


Requires possession and ability to maintain a valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate for the mission. Employees who drive on behalf of the state are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10 -207.12).


Knowledge of:

  • General building and preventive maintenance
  • Water heaters, water softeners, boilers, drainage, drainage and backflow systems
  • Plumbing Tools and Equipment
  • Plumbing Codes
  • National and local building codes and safety practices
  • Commercial gas lines
  • Basic plans
  • Basic computer skills to include Microsoft Suite
  • Creation of reports and charts

Competence in:

  • Written and verbal communication
  • Planning of maintenance repairs and preventive maintenance program of the installation
  • Time management and organization techniques / methods
  • Establish and maintain interpersonal and employee relationships at all levels of the organization

Ability to:

  • Read and understand blueprints, diagrams and sketches
  • Renovation, installation and construction services
  • Working in a prison environment


  • One (1) year of journeyman level plumbing experience


Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation, drug test, and medical / physical examination.


We offer an excellent and affordable benefit package to meet the needs of our employees:

  • Leave and sick leave with 10 paid public holidays per year
  • Robust and affordable insurance plan including medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options
  • Exceptional retirement program
  • Optional employee benefits such as deferred compensation plans, membership in a credit union, and a wellness program
  • An incentive commuter club and public transportation subsidy program


Positions in this classification participate in the Correctional Officer Pension Plan (CORP).

Current ADRCR Employees: Consult your respective Human Resources Liaison Officer if you have a different pension plan than the one listed above.


If you experience any technical issues while applying for this role, please call 602-542-4700 or email [email protected]

* We are committed to providing a workplace free of drugs and alcohol. The ADCRR conducts random drug testing statewide for all employees in safety-critical positions.

People with disabilities can request reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the head of the employment unit at (602) 255-2430. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to organize accommodation. The Arizona State Government is a reasonable AA / EOE / ADA accommodation employer.

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