Careers

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Our board and staff are committed to providing training, technical assistance, financial resources, and advocacy to help rural and Indigenous 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.

Our compensation philosophy:

We are looking for mission-driven changemakers who share our vision. Starting salaries are negotiable based on job responsibilities and your experience. We consider the need to attract and retain qualified, competent, and motivated employees when determining our compensation and benefits packages to ensure that they are competitive.

Check out our open positions below and contact Human Resources at hrmail@rcac.org or leave a message at (916) 447-9832 ext. 3000. Our application process is mobile-friendly!

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Community & Environmental Services

California Positions:

Assistant Field Manager, Environmental (Job #227) (California – Remote)

Supervising, program and contract management, technical support for water and wastewater systems (Starting Salary: $84,752 – $93,520)

Are you interested in working within select water/wastewater program areas to provide technical assistance and training services directly to communities or small utilities? Are you confident in your ability to manage relationships with client communities, government agencies and program funders while supervising staff on the program’s implementation in the field? If so, view the full job description and apply today!

Small Utility Project Manager I (Job #229) (California – Remote)

Technical, managerial, financial support for community water and wastewater systems, project management (Starting Salary: $70,025 – $77,269)

Are you an innovative problem-solver with water, wastewater or solid waste knowledge? Are you passionate about assisting small, disadvantaged communities to improve drinking water and wastewater access and affordability? If so, view the full job description for RCAC’s Small Utility Project Manager (PM) position and apply today!

Oregon and Washington Positions:

Small Utility Consultant I (Job #223) (Oregon – Remote) or (Job #224) (Washington – Remote)

Technical, managerial, financial support to rural and Indigenous water and wastewater systems (Starting Salary: $70,025-$77,269)

Put your knowledge of community water and wastewater utility management to work as a member of our dynamic team serving rural and Indigenous communities. Help small communities access safe drinking water in a mission driven environment. View the job description here and apply today.

Alaska Positions:

Small Utility Consultant I (Job #225) (Alaska – Remote)

Technical, managerial, financial support to rural and Indigenous water and wastewater systems (Starting Salary: $70,025-$77,269)

Put your knowledge of community water and wastewater utility management to work as a member of our dynamic team serving rural and Indigenous communities. Help small communities access safe drinking water in a mission driven environment. View the job description here and apply today.

Executive Services

Strategic Assistant to the CEO (Job #226) (Remote within RCAC’s service areas: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)

Project management, strategic planning, writing ($84,752-$93,520)

Do you have excellent planning, scheduling and communication skills? Are you interested in providing hands-on support to assist RCAC’s CEO and transform ideas into reality? View the full job description for the Strategic Assistant to the CEO position and apply today!

Grants & Contracts

Programs Specialist (Job #228) (Remote within RCAC’s service areas: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington)

Reporting, data collection, administrative support (Starting Salary: $47,887 – $52,841)

RCAC is seeking a team player with strong scheduling, data entry and database management skills to provide ongoing contract and program support to its Grants & Contracts Administration (GCA) and management team. Do you have experience in recordkeeping, reporting and/or budgeting? If so, view the full job description for the Program Specialist position and apply today!

Information Technology

Network/Systems Administrator I (Job #230) (West Sacramento)

Information technology, network security, server maintenance (Starting Salary: $70,025-$77,269)

Do you have knowledge of virtual networking environments, Windows desktop, server operating systems and/or data encryption? If so, RCAC invites you to use your valuable experience to oversee RCAC’s computer network, which encompasses responsibilities including firewall, server maintenance, hardware, software procurement and more! View the full job description for the Network/Systems Administrator I position and apply today!

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EOE-AA

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