RCAC staff conducting a training.
Olga Morales, RCAC regional environmental manager and Blanca Surgeon, RCAC rural development specialist, conducting leadership training.

Help make a difference in rural communities across the West. Apply today!

Our board and staff are committed to provide training, technical assistance, financial resources and advocacy to help rural communities throughout the West achieve their goals and visions.  We work in diverse and low-income communities to increase access to affordable housing and safe drinking water, promote economic opportunity and job creation, and provide financing for community and economic development projects.

At RCAC most program staff have the opportunity to travel, work in a flexible environment and define and develop their own work plans to achieve community driven outcomes. Though our staff works in 13 western states, we celebrate teamwork with open door access to peers and senior leadership. We offer competitive salaries, benefits including retirement and help with student loans, and offer growth and advancement opportunities within the organization. We have a keen interest and desire for our staff composition to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Check out our open positions below and feel free to contact Rachel Mulligan at, or (916) 447-9832 ext. 1054. Our application process is mobile friendly!

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West Sacramento

Accounts receivable accountant

Process, verify and maintain financial documents, records and transactions (Starting hourly range: $19.67 – $25.00)

If you’re a detailed oriented numbers person with strong organizational skills, we want to meet you! If you want to work in an environment where collaboration and quality are the focus, then check us out! Details here!

Accounting specialist (Accounts payable)

Accounts payable, direct deposits, financial analysis and reports (starting hourly range: $16.78 – $18.00)

Do you have an eye for detail to go with your accounting expertise? Are you an accounts payable whiz? Bring your skills to work with us and help rural communities thrive! Apply today!

Loan officer

Loan underwriting and origination, loan servicing, outreach (Starting monthly salary range: $5,833 – $6,333)

Are you looking for a career that makes a difference in others’ lives? Do you believe in creating vibrant rural communities? Put your loan underwriting and administration skills with us as a loan officer! Apply today!



Rural development specialist – environmental (CA Central Coast/Central Valley)

Technical assistance, needs assessments, grant proposals, training (starting monthly salary range: $4,800 – $5,400)

Do you have water or wastewater experience? Do you understand the management and financing aspects of utility operation? Do you want to work with an organization that is passionate about rural communities? Check out this job description and apply today!

Rural development specialist – environmental (Northern CA)

Technical, managerial and financial assistance (starting monthly salary range: $4,800 – $5,400)

Are you a problem solver? Is teamwork second nature to you?
Do you have water or wastewater expertise? Join us as a rural development specialist – environmental. You’ll help small systems deliver quality services. Want the details? Apply today!

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RCAC is an equal opportunity employer and considers all employees and job applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status, or any other status protected by the law. RCAC strives to reflect the diverse constituencies that the organization serves.

Mailing address

RCAC: Attn: Human Resources, 3120 Freeboard Dr., Ste. 201, West Sacramento, CA 95691