Job Description

Business Operations Specialist

  • 496501
  • Full-time


The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona’s Medicaid agency, is driven by its mission to deliver comprehensive, cost-effective health care to Arizonans in need. AHCCCS is a nationally acclaimed model among Medicaid programs, and a recipient of multiple awards for excellence in workplace effectiveness and flexibility. Among government agencies, AHCCCS is recognized for high employee engagement and satisfaction, supportive leadership, and flexible work environments, including remote work opportunities. With career paths for seasoned professionals in a variety of fields, entry-level positions, and internship opportunities, AHCCCS offers meaningful career opportunities in a competitive industry. AHCCCS employees are passionate about their work, committed to high performance, and dedicated to serving the citizens of Arizona.

Business Operations Specialist


Posting Details:

Salary: $33,435 - $40,000 

Grade: 19

Job Summary:

The Division of Health Care Management (DHCM) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Business Operations Specialist. This position is responsible for providing administrative support to the Division of Health Care Management (DHCM) by assisting in the action plans to achieve divisional and agency goals. This position will serve as a DHCM Business Partner analyzing business operations and identifying customer needs.

Job Duties:

* Serves as a DHCM Business Partner to liaison with Human Resources and Development with regard to all personnel actions. Provide guidance to division management regarding classification compensation, recruitment, employment and staffing issues.

* Oversee records retention and archiving for division as per records retention schedule and agency policy.

* Assists with developing and coordinating assigned DHCM projects and activities with other AHCCCS divisions.

* Track and monitor departments budget request expenditures, procurement and recruitment requisitions.

* Reviews and processes purchasing requisitions for approval.

* Assists with preparing and maintaining operational guidelines to ensure compliance with AHCCCS, state and federal rules and regulations.

* Plan and coordinate activities at the divisional level. Coordinate and direct office equipment procurement and replacement for the division.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

* Organizational structure of State government and management practices

* Principles of effective written and verbal communication

* Excellent verbal and written communication

* Project management and control

* Handle multiple work assignments and effectively change priorities

* Principles, concepts and current practices of State government, including legislative and administrative processes, contracts, laws, rules and regulations.

Selective Preference(s):

* Two years of administrative work experience in State government.


At AHCCCS, we promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility and a variety of learning and career development opportunities. Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are 10 paid holidays per year, accrual of sick and annual leave, affordable medical benefits and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan.

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-417-4497.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

Application Instructions

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