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!

COVID-19

RCAC employees are federally mandated to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

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Community & Environmental Services

Rural Development Specialist – Environmental (California)

Technical, managerial, financial support for water and wastewater systems (Starting Salary: $63,937 – $67,654)  

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 (Las Cruces, New Mexico)

Technical, managerial, and financial assistance, assessments (Starting Salary: $63,937 – $67,654)

Your technical and financial management skills can make a real difference in rural communities! Work with small water and wastewater systems to make them sustainable as a rural development specialist – environmental. Check out the full job description here.

Rural development specialist- Environmental (Northern, CA)

Technical, managerial, financial support for water and wastewater systems (Starting Salary: $63,937 – $67,654)

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 the same? Check out RCAC’s Rural Development Specialist – environmental job description and apply today.

Regional Field Manager – (California)

Supervision, project management, relationship management (Starting Salary: $93,606 – $99,048) 

Are you a water or wastewater professional who enjoys building 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 Water/Wastewater (California)

Technical, managerial, financial support (Starting Salary: $63,937 – $67,654)

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? Click here to read the full job description.

Rural Development Specialist – Environmental Water/Wastewater (Oregon/Washington)

Technical, managerial, financial support  (Starting Salary: $63,937 – $67,654)

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 – Economic Development

Identify and develop economic strategies, funding proposals, feasibility studies (Starting Salary: $63,937 – $67,654)

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

Events

Events Marketing Coordinator

Marketing, event, and project coordination (Starting Salary: $52,832 – $54,675)

Are you a whiz with event coordination? Do you have marketing experience? Use your skills to help rural communities thrive! Check out the events job description and apply today!

Housing

Housing Counseling Program Manager

Contracts, budgets, training, and supervision (Starting Salary: $77,383 – $80,083)

Are you experienced with housing programs, legislation, and funding? Are you passionate about keeping people housed? Check out the job description. Apply online today and join our team as a Housing Counseling Program Manager.

Housing  Program Assistant

Data entry, reporting, tracking  

RCAC seeks an administrative professional with data entry, reporting and organizational skills to support the housing team. Check out the job description and apply today and help rural communities access affordable housing!

Loan Fund

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 the job description and apply today!

Accountant Analyst

Prepare financial statements, cash flows, perform analysis (Starting salary: $33.83 – $35.79)

If you love budgeting and financial analysis and want to work in an environment where collaboration and quality are the focus, then come check out RCAC! We have an immediate opening for an Accountant Analysis. Check out the job description and apply today!

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COVID-19

RCAC employees are federally mandated to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

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