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

Rural Development Specialist – Economic Development

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? Check out the job description for this exciting opportunity and apply today!

Regional Field Manager – SAFER Program

Supervision, project management, relationship management

Are you a water or wastewater professional who enjoys building both internal and external relationships? Do you have project management skills? We have an opening for a regional manager that could be a great fit for you. Check out the full job description here.

Rural Development Specialist – Environmental (Central Valley)

Technical assistance, needs assessments, grant proposals, training

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!

Rural Development Specialist- Environmental (Eastern Sierras)

Technical, managerial, financial support for water and wastewater systems

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 this job description and apply today!

Rural Development Specialist – Environmental (South Central Coast)

Technical assistance, needs assessments, grant proposals, training

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!

Rural Development Specialist- Environmental (Southern California)

Technical, managerial, financial support for water and wastewater systems

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 this job description and apply today!

Loan Fund

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.

Finance, Grants and Contracts

Grants and Contracts Procurement Analyst

Procurement, analysis, compliance 

Are you a procurement pro who lives in the details? Is collaboration and teamwork a must for you? Put your skills to work with us 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