Phoenix Municipal Court Judicial Recruitments



​DUTIES: A Municipal Court Hearing Officer is responsible for the hearing and adjudication of civil traffic cases under Arizona Revised Statutes Title 28 and the City Code and other city code civil violation cases, such as zoning and fire code charges. This appointment is for a two (2) year period, renewable by the Chief Presiding Judge.

EXPERIENCE:  Qualified applicants will possess either (1) a Juris doctor or equivalent law degree, OR (2) a bachelor’s degree with at least three years of experience in Arizona traffic law. It is highly preferred that applicants possess a law degree, and be admitted to the State Bar of Arizona and have practiced law for at least five years. Applicants will also be preferred who have at least five years’ experience in and knowledge of Rules of Procedure in Civil Traffic Violation Cases, traffic laws and City ordinances, Local Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Phoenix Municipal Court for Civil Cases, courtroom procedures and Rules of Evidence.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: Applicants must be 21 years of age and be of good moral character. Successful completion of a course for certification to act as a Hearing Officer will be required following hire.​

HOW TO APPLY: Please see link​ below for Municipal Court Hearing Officer application.

Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 1, 2022.

Successful applicants will be required to take and pass a drug test and employment will be contingent upon successful completion of any required drug test and consideration of background, references, and other job-related selection information.