Careers

RCAC staff conducting a training.
Olga Morales, RCAC regional environmental manager and Blanca Surgeon, RCAC rural development specialist, conducting leadership training.

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.

Check out our open positions below and feel free to contact Rachel Mulligan at rmulligan@rcac.org, or (916) 447-9832 ext. 1054. Our application process is mobile friendly!

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Environmental

Rural Development Specialist – Colonias (AZ)

Technical, managerial and financial assistance,  assessments (starting salary monthly range: $4,501 to $5,800)

Are you looking for a career that creates impact? Join our team as a rural development specialist and help improve access to drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in the colonia-designated communities along the U.S.—Mexico border. Learn more and apply today!

Rural Development Specialist – Agua4All (CA)

Community outreach, project and grant management, budgets starting monthly salary is $4,800 to $5,200)

Are you driven to do work that makes a difference in the world? Are you organized, collaborative and results-oriented? Do you like working with community groups? Learn more about this unique position managing the Agua4all program!

Rural Development Specialist – Environmental (Northern CA)

Technical assistance, needs assessments, grant proposals, training (starting salary range is $55,530 to $66,000)

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!

Rural Development Specialist – Environmental (NM)

Technical assistance, needs assessments, grant proposals, training (starting salary range is $55,530 to $66,000)

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!

Rural Development Specialist – Environmental (WA)

Technical, managerial, financial support for water and wastewater systems(starting salary monthly range: $4,501 to $5,800)

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? Want the details, click here to view the job description.

Housing Programs

Program Coordinator

Contract Management, reporting, logistics (starting salary range: $54,012 to $60,000)

Are you organized and independent? Do you want to help improve access to home ownership? Join our housing programs team and help ensure vibrant rural communities! Check out the Program Coordinator position and apply today!

Project Developer

Project analysis, pro forma (starting salary range: $58,000 to $66,000)

Join our team! Build partnerships and work with nonprofit organizations to develop essential affordable housing in the rural West! Click here to view the full job description.

Rural Development Specialist – Financial Management

Financial management, assessments, training (starting salary range: $58,000 to $66,000)

Your financial management skills can make a real difference in rural communities! Provide technical, managerial and financial assistance support to local organizations working in a variety of housing programs. Click here to view the full job description.

Rural Development Specialist – Housing

Planning, training, assessments, outreach and networking (starting salary range is $56,000 to $66,000)

Do you have housing, 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. Click here to view the full job description.

West Sacramento, CA

Communications Development and Events (CDE)

Development Associate

Proposal development, fund raising (starting hourly salary range: $20.06 to $24.00)

If you’re a strong writer who is comfortable working on a variety of software platforms, check out this opportunity to join our fund development team! Click here to view the full job description.

Events Manager

Event and team management (starting monthly salary range $6,036 to $6,636)

Do you like working with people and processes? Do you want a job where no two days are exactly alike? Join our team and help oversee our dedicated Events team! Check out the job description.

Grant Writer

Grant proposal development, research, fund raising (starting monthly salary range: $4,036 to 4,167)

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 review the full job description.

Meeting Planner

Meeting planning, contract negotiation (starting monthly salary range: $4,036 to $4,600)

Are you a people person who loves to stay organized? Do you like working in a team environment? We’re looking for someone like you to manage our meetings! Check out the job description!

Grants and Contract Administration

Program Analyst

Analysis, budgets, compliance, reporting (starting monthly range $4,041 to $4,536)

Are you detail oriented and eager to solve problems? Are you a versatile pinch hitter with great communication skills and have a head for numbers? Check out our Program Analyst position and apply today!

Program Specialist

Contract management, reporting, coordination (starting hourly range: $20.06 to $22.00)

If you’ve got an eye for details and want to help rural communities thrive, check out this opening for a Grants and Contracts Program Specialist. Join our dynamic team! Click here to review the full job description.

IT

Desktop Support Technician

End user/desktop support, customer service, installations, upgrades (Starting hourly rate: $20.06 to $22.50)

We’re looking for someone who enjoys working with people, troubleshooting software and hardware, and in a team environment. 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