Maricopa County is the nation’s fastest-growing county, home to approximately four and a half million people. We believe in service that helps you solve a problem, move forward with a project, manage a difficult situation, or simply check something off your list.
More than 13,000 employees serve the public in areas including public safety, public health, flood control, education, parks, libraries, and more. Working for Maricopa County provides a unique opportunity to participate in projects with the potential to improve quality of life for millions.
Maricopa County’s mission is to provide regional leadership and fiscally responsible, necessary public services so that residents can enjoy living in a healthy and safe environment. The Board of Supervisors, along with other elected officers, creates a strategic plan every five years to align with the county mission.
The County is governed by five elected district supervisors. The Board of Supervisors appoints a county manager. The Board sets the agenda and approves a budget that allocates money to all departments and elected offices. The county manager is the chief administrator of Maricopa County and oversees more than 40 appointed departments in carrying out the vision of the Board. Maricopa County has several other elected officers who are responsible for managing their own operations and staff.
It takes innovative people to keep a fast-growing County like ours, thriving and running efficiently! With more than 13,000 employees, Maricopa County’s dedicated team members are the heart of our vibrant organization! Watch the video and see why employees love working here.