State and Regional Board Employment

The State and Regional Water Boards offer many job opportunities throughout California with skill-challenging paths that provide professional development and chances for advancement. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

We are an equal opportunity employer. The Water Boards value diversity at all levels of the organization and is committed to fostering an environment in which employees from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. We believe the diversity of our employees and their unique ideas inspire innovative solutions to further our mission to preserve, enhance and restore the quality of California’s water resources. Join the Water Boards and help us protect the environment and public health and ensure proper allocation and efficient use for future generations

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Current Opportunities

To view a complete list of employment opportunities, and exams for job placement, visit the CalCareer website.

Recruitment Events

Still in School? No problem! The State Water Board also has exciting Student Programs!

If you are interested in interning and working with professionals to preserve, enhance, and restore the quality of California’s water resources – this is the perfect opportunity.

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Why Work at the Water Boards?

Generous Benefits

  • Retirement and Savings plans
  • Flexible Paid Leave
  • Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Benefits

Career Development

  • In-class and on-the-job training
  • Job-related conferences and seminars
  • Upward mobility guidance
  • Team building and networking

Enlivening Community

  • “America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital”
  • Top-notch entertainment, dining and cultural experiences
  • Local Growers’ Farmer’s Markets
  • Picturesque and friendly communities

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