Careers

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

Our board and staff are committed to providing 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 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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Communications, Development and Events

Administrative Specialist (West Sacramento, CA)

Workshop and training event support, general office support, communications

Are you a people person with an eye for details? Are you looking for a career where no two days are exactly alike? RCAC is looking for a person like you to join our dynamic team! Check out this job description today.

Community & Environmental Services

Rural Development Specialist – Environmental (Washington)

Financial management, community development, assessments (Starting salary: $56,424 – $65,604)

Put your leadership and project management skills to work in small, rural communities. You’ll work with water and wastewater systems to help them become sustainable and support improved community health. Check out this job description and apply today!

Rural Development Specialist – Environmental (Oregon)

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 ob description and apply today.

Rural Development Specialist – Environmental ( Southern CA)

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 Check out this job description and apply today.

Rural Development Specialist – Environmental Wastewater/Water (Nevada)

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 the Job description and apply today.

Rural Development Specialist – Environmental Wastewater/Water (Southern Nevada)

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.

Rural Development Specialist, Environmental – Drinking Water and Wastewater (Northern CA)

Technical assistance, needs assessments, grant proposals, training (Starting Salary: $58,248 – $65,512)

Do you have water, wastewater or solid waste 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!

Executive Services

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.

Housing

Rural Development Specialist – Housing, Development Solutions

Planning, training, assessments, outreach, and networking (Starting salary: $56,424 – $65,604)

Do you have affordable housing development, project management, and community development skills? Do you want a job that provides plenty of opportunities to learn and grow? Work with our team and help increase affordable housing in rural communities across the West. Check out the 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 loan officer! Check out this job description and apply today!

Loan Servicing Specialist

Loan closing, loan origination, draw processing

RCAC’s Loan Fund seeks a Loan Servicing Specialist to work with our team processing predevelopment, construction, acquisition, bridge and permanent loans. If you are organized, have lending and escrow processing experience, and want to help rural communities thrive, check out the job description and 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