Careers

 

Help make a difference in rural communities across the West.
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Our board and staff are committed to providing training, technical assistance, financial resources, and advocacy to help rural and Indigenous 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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Community & Environmental Services

 

Alaska Positions:

Small Utility Consultant I (Job #233) (Alaska – Remote)

Technical, managerial, financial support to rural and Indigenous water and wastewater systems (Starting Hourly Rate: $33.67 – $37.15) (Temporary, Part-Time)

Put your knowledge of community water and wastewater utility management to work as a member of our dynamic team serving rural and Indigenous communities. Help small communities access safe drinking water in a mission driven environment. View the job description here and apply today.

 

California Positions:

Tribal Drinking Water Consultant I (Job #260) (Southern, CA – Remote)

Technical, managerial, financial support to Indigenous water and wastewater systems (Starting Salary: $70,025-$77,269)

Do you have strong facilitation skills and knowledge of tribal water and wastewater utilities’ technical, managerial and/or financial operations? Would you like to assist small, disadvantaged Indigenous community water and wastewater systems so they can operate sustainably and deliver quality services to their communities? If so, view the full job description for the Tribal Drinking Water Consultant I position and apply today!

Utility Financial Consultant I (Job #261) (California – Remote)

Build technical, managerial, and/or financial capacity at small utilities (Starting Salary: $70,025-$77,269)

Are you interested in assisting small community water, wastewater and solid waste systems to analyze rates, develop and manage budgets, and implement adequate internal financial controls? Do you have knowledge of utility rates and finances and would like to help implement sustainable utility practices? If so, view the full job description for the Utility Financial Consultant I position and apply today!

Administrative Specialist, Community & Environmental Services (Job #262) (West Sacramento – Office)

Administrative support, data entry, scheduling (Starting Salary: $47,887 – $52,841)

RCAC is seeking an organized professional to perform and oversee administrative support and research activities, such as specialized recordkeeping, data entry, database management, scheduling and meeting support within the Community & Environmental Services department. Do you have strong administrative, customer service and personal computer skills? If so, view the full job description for the Administrative Specialist, Community & Environmental Services position and apply today!

Colorado Positions:

Small Utility Consultant I (Job #244) (Colorado – Remote)

Technical, managerial, financial support to rural and Indigenous water and wastewater systems (Starting Salary: $70,025-$77,269)

Put your knowledge of community water and wastewater utility management to work as a member of our dynamic team serving rural and Indigenous communities. Help small communities access safe drinking water in a mission driven environment. View the job description here and apply today.

 

Idaho Positions:

Administrative Specialist, Community & Environmental Services (job #253) (Idaho – Remote)

Administrative support, data entry, scheduling (Starting Salary: $47,887 – $52,841)

RCAC is seeking an organized professional to perform and oversee administrative support and research activities, such as specialized recordkeeping, data entry, database management, scheduling and meeting support within the Community & Environmental Services department. Do you have strong administrative, customer service and personal computer skills? If so, view the full job description for the Administrative Specialist, Community & Environmental Services position and apply today!

 

New Mexico Positions:

Small Utility Consultant I (Job #254) (New Mexico – Remote)

Technical, managerial, financial support to rural and Indigenous water and wastewater systems (Starting Salary: $70,025-$77,269)

Put your knowledge of community water and wastewater utility management to work as a member of our dynamic team serving rural and Indigenous communities. Help small communities access safe drinking water in a mission driven environment. View the job description here and apply today.

We are seeking experience in regionalization, Facilitating the Water Leadership Institute, facilitation group work and mediation.  We have 3 regional projects and institutes for which we need a lead facilitator at the end of May 2024.

 

Nevada Positions:

Small Utility Grant Compliance Consultant (Job #259) (Nevada – Remote)

Technical, managerial, financial support to rural and Indigenous water and wastewater systems (Starting Salary: $70,025-$77,269)

RCAC is seeking a solution-oriented individual to assist small, disadvantaged communities so they can meet federal grant compliance as they implement infrastructure improvement projects. Are you interested in working closely with rural residents and local leaders to advance construction projects to improve drinking water and wastewater access and affordability? If so, view the full job description for the Small Utility Grant Compliance Consultant position and apply today!

Community Economic Development Consultant I (Job #255) (California, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, or Oregon – Remote)

Technical, managerial, financial support for rural and tribal community economic development (Starting Salary: $70,025-$77,269)

Are you interested in working with small rural communities to build and implement wealth building strategies? Do you have valuable knowledge of resources available to support community economic development projects? If so, view the full job description for the Community Economic Development Consultant I position and apply today!

 

Finance

 

Compliance and Risk Manager (Job #257) (Within RCAC Service Area)

Review, develop and implement corporate compliance policies, risk management (Sarting Salary: $102,520 – $113,125)

RCAC is seeking a dynamic, problem-solving communicator to provide direction and oversight on all corporate compliance matters, establish risk mitigation strategies and monitor the effectiveness of controls. Do you have a strong understanding of relevant laws and regulations governing financial institutions? If so, view the full job description for the Compliance and Risk Manager position and apply today!

 

Impact & Policy

 

Administrative Specialist, Impact & Policy (job #252) (West Sacramento – Office)

Administrative support, data entry, scheduling (Starting Salary: $47,887 – $52,841)

RCAC is seeking an organized professional to perform and oversee administrative support and research activities, such as specialized recordkeeping, data entry, database management, scheduling and meeting support under the Chief Impact and Policy Officer’s general supervision. Do you have strong administrative, customer service and personal computer skills? If so, view the full job description for the Administrative Specialist, Impact and Policy position and apply today!

Policy and Advocacy Specialist (Job #258) (West Sacramento – Office)

Advocacy, legislation, policy (Starting Salary: $77,056 – $85,028)

Are you interested in working on legislative and programmatic advocacy and lobbying at the federal, state, and local levels regarding community development programs and policies that impact rural and Indigenous communities? Do you have knowledge of state legislative regulatory processes and/or rural and tribal community culture and social norms? If so, you may be the perfect fit for the Policy and Advocacy Specialist position! View the full job description and apply today!

 

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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