Careers

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 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

Assistant Director, Economic Development (California)

Identify and develop economic strategies, funding proposals, feasibility studies

Are you an economic development professional with a passion to help other succeed? Are you a people person with great leadership skills? Click here to view the full job description.

Rural Development Specialist II – Environmental (Hawaii)

Community outreach, project and grant management, budgets, staff supervision 

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! Click here to view the full job description for this position!

Communications, Development & Events

Fund Developer

Grant proposal development, research, fund raising

Are you a results-oriented fund development professional with an eye for details? Join our team and put your skills to work helping rural communities achieve their goals! Click here to view the full job description.

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! Click here to view the full job description.

Assistant Loan Production & Credit Manager

Loan production, underwriting, program development, credit review

Use your financial and loan production expertise to help rural communities thrive! If you are detail oriented, like working with people and developing new programs, check out this position today! Click here to view the full job description.

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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