Employment opportunities for the spouses and families of the Airmen of Davis-Monthan is a critical part of overall military readiness and contributes greatly to the quality of life for the Airmen.

Military spouses and their families have proven to be excellent employees, bringing commitment, discipline, and focus to their chosen career fields and professions.

Listed below are multiple companies within Tucson who have recognized the values that military spouses and families bring to the workplace and have expressed interest in and employing them.

These companies are sorted by sectors of the economy. Each of these sectors has a coordinator. This coordinator is a person who is highly knowledgeable in their field and in the companies in Tucson. They are available to answer general questions the applicant might have regarding the companies in their sector, and about the general state of that sector in the Tucson economy.

Get Help With Your Job Search

Are you new in town? Pima County One-Stop is here to help.

How it works

Did the military recently transition you to Pima County? Are you a military spouse looking for employment or training opportunities?

Our Business Services Team, which operates within the ARIZONA@WORK Pima County One-Stop workforce development system, can help bridge the gap.

Our team is available to:

  • Assess strengths and skill sets
  • Customize job and labor market research for the individual job seeker
  • Critique resumes
  • Provide interview coaching
  • Notify you about job leads and job fairs
  • Identify other possible resources to enhance marketability
  • Offer introductions to industry groups related to job seeker’s interests
  • Provide networking opportunities

Contact us. We’re here to help connect you to your new career- and life- in Pima County!

Click here to access the One-Stop Relocated Family Employment Program

Tucson Employment Sectors

Tucson-logo (1) copy copyThe City of Tucson is the largest city in Pima County, with more than 530,000 residents. The city is committed to providing quality municipal services that promote a healthy community, offer opportunities for work and play, and allow residents and businesses to thrive.

The city has an online application process for all job openings in all city departments, including:

  • Attorney’s Office
  • City Court
  • City Manager’s Office
  • Clerk’s Office
  • Environmental & General Services
  • Finance
  • Fire
  • Housing and Community Development
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Park Tucson
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Planning and Development
  • Police
  • Procurement
  • Prosecutor’s Office
  • Public Defender’s Office
  • Real Estate
  • Transportation Department
  • Tucson Water

Find a list of all City of Tucson job openings here.


With 7,000 jobs in functions spanning administration, public health, community services, justice, public safety, and public works; Pima County is keenly focused on recruiting and retaining a highly committed, highly competent, and results-oriented workforce.

Pima County’s Recruitment & Selection application process is driven by NEOGOV and Governmentjobs.com. All applicants must apply through this system.  This system allows applicants to:

  • Automatically fill in their Work History if they upload their resume.
  • Reapply to the same position after a twenty-four (24) hour waiting period if they need to update their application.
  • View all documents they have attached to their application.
  • Tailor their information to match the specific recruitment.
  • See the current status of each application they submit.
  • Update their contact information anytime.

For general information, please contact Donna Ruthruff, Sector Coordinator, at donna.ruthruff@pima.gov or 520-724-7622.

Please click this link to browse current openings and set up your NEOGOV profile.


There are several major employers within the Tucson area which encompass multiple sectors and industries. The businesses listed within this sector include these companies, as well as any areas not specifically covered by other sectors.



Find a full list of all major employer career opportunities here.

Business and Industrial

Skills desired include doctors, nurses, medical technicians, mental health, and medical/hospital support.  Assuming the position you are applying for requires a license or certification,  and presuming you have a valid active license in your current state of residence, you will need to apply for a license in Arizona.  Visit  https://azdirect.az.gov/agencies  for a list of State Boards & Agencies.  The application approval process can take anywhere from four to eight weeks to process, so don’t wait until you’ve actually moved to begin the process. Be sure to notify any states where you currently hold a license of your upcoming change of address.  

Find a full list of all medical career opportunities here.

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All education areas from K-12 to higher ed are included. Most needed are teachers, teacher aides, administration, coaches and educational support.





Find a full list of all education career opportunities here.

8523878059_3d897f1520_bIncludes lawyers, paralegals, court reporters, and all other legal and legal support staff.







Find a full list of all legal career opportunities here.

shutterstock_321373988In the event that you’re new to Tucson’s employment landscape, our Financial Services sector is comprised of some of Tucson’s most prominent players in banking, accounting, investment, and mortgage arenas.  Each firm has offered an informational summary and a link to their employment site for ease in applying for available positions.  They look forward to hearing from you





Find a full list of all financial services career opportunities here.

shutterstock_290693624Includes all professional and support function for marketing and media, such as account managers, community relations, marketing managers, media sales, writers, graphic designers, web designers, digital content specialists, public relations practitioners, social media coordinators, photographers, videographers, promotion managers, on-air talent, production staff, and journalists.





Find a full list of all marketing and media opportunities here.


Includes all professional and support function for Human Resources.







Find a full list of all human resources opportunities here.


Including diverse manufacturing firms, and mining and mining support firms. Skills desired include; program management, program finance, multiple engineering disciplines, support staff, skilled labor.






Find a full list of all manufacturing and mining opportunities here.


Includes construction firms and subcontractors, as well as Development and Property Management.







Find a full list of all construction and development career opportunities here.

Positions available may include Drafting, Project Management, Specification Writing, Construction Administration and Administrative/clerical.  Desirable skills include:  applied knowledge of AutoCad or other CAD programs, Autodesk Revit or other Building Information Modeling programs, 3-d rendering programs, Photoshop, InDesign, other graphics programs and Engineering Software related to Mechanical, Electrical or Structural Engineering.  If you are a licensed Architect or Engineer in another state and wish to become licensed in Arizona you may contact the Arizona Board of Technical Registration for instructions and an application.  Go to www.btr.az.gov for more information.


Find a full list of all architecture and engineering career opportunities here.

Includes such areas as Software Development and IT support.




Find a full list of all technical services career opportunities here.

The nonprofit sector is full of opportunities for service-minded individuals. Whether you’re interested in working to improve access to health care, want to help underserved youth access resources or any number of other community-minded projects, there may be a nonprofit job out there that aligns with your goals and skills.


Find a full list of all non-profit career opportunities here.

Tell us how we’re doing!

Please contact us and let us know how we’re doing.  We’d like to know any issues you might have had, any suggestions for improvement, and, most especially any successes you had in finding employment.