Arizona Department of Economic Security Jobs: Overview



The Department of Economic Security (DES) was established by the State Legislature in July 1972. The purpose in creating the Department was to provide an integration of direct services to people in such a way as to reduce duplication of administrative efforts, services and expenditures.

Our Mission

The Arizona Department of Economic Security promotes the safety, well-being, and self sufficiency of children, adults, and families.

Our Vision

Every child, adult, and family in the state of Arizona will be safe and economically secure.

Our Goals

Strengthen individuals and families; Increase self-sufficiency; Collaborate with communities to increase capacity; Improve accountability through active performance-monitoring and increased transparency; Improve outcomes for Arizonans by creating a person-centered human services system.


Arizona Department of Economic Security Jobs

Equal Opporunity Employment Policy Statement

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting Human Resources Administration at (602) 771-2870. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.