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.

Our compensation philosophy:

We are looking for mission-driven change makers 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 benefit packages to ensure that they are competitive.

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

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Community & Environmental Services

Rural Development Specialist III – Environmental (Hawaii)

Are you a team player with water and wastewater expertise? Do you have a knack for leadership? Join our staff and help rural Hawaiian communities thrive! Check out this job description and apply today!

Rural Development Specialist – Economic Development

Identify and develop economic strategies, funding proposals, feasibility studies (Starting salary: $56,424 – $65,604)

Are you an economic development professional with a passion to help other succeed? Are you a people person with great leadership skills? Check out the job description for this exciting opportunity and apply today!

Rural Development Specialist- Environmental (Utah)

Technical assistance, program development, outreach (Starting salary: $56,424 – $65,604)

Do you have water or wastewater experience? Do you want to help rural communities thrive? Do you enjoy working with people? Find out about our rural development specialist position and apply today! Check out this job description  and apply today!

Rural Development Specialist- ( Tribal Circuit Rider)

Technical, managerial, financial support for water and wastewater systems (Starting salary: $56,424 – $65,604)

Do you have water or wastewater expertise? Do you have a passion for rural communities and enjoy working with people? Do you want a career where no two days are exactly the same? Check out RCAC’s Rural Development Specialist – environmental job description and apply today.


Accountant (Accounts Receivable)

Process, verify and maintain financial documents, records and transactions

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! Click here to view the full job description and apply today!

Loan Fund

Senior Loan Officer

Loan underwriting and origination, loan servicing, outreach

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 to use as a Senior Loan Officer! Check out the job description and apply today!

Executive Services

Data and Impact Specialist

Track and maintain data systems, measure outcomes (Starting salary: $56,424 – $65,604)

 If you’re a data expert who can track, analyze and measure data and outcomes and design systems, check out this opportunity to join our team and help rural communities thrive. Click here to view the full job description.

Native Navigator

Build relationships, connect Tribal communities, assess needs (Starting salary: $56,424 – $65,604)

Bring your expertise and understanding of Tribal and Native communities to help RCAC build relationshipscheck out this opportunity to join our team. Click here  to view the full job description.

Program Assistant

Planning, coordination, special project management (Starting salary: $54,084 – $61,960)

Are you organized? A strong writer? Join our dynamic team and help ensure projects move smoothly! Put your planning, coordination and special project skills to use as a Program Assistant! Check out the job description and apply today!


Housing Contract Manager

Project and contract management, deliverables

Are you an organized housing professional who enjoys a collaborative work environment? Do you have contract and project management experience? Join our team and help rural communities thrive! Click here to view the full job description.

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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