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

San Jose State University
Fall '22 Business, Financial Services & Logistics Job/Internship Fair
September 13th, 2022
In-Person, 12 pm - 5 pm

University of Nevada, Reno
STEM Career and Internship Fair
September 14th, 2022
In-Person, 10 am - 2 pm

Long Beach State University
Engineering and Technology Career Fair
September 14th, 2022
In-Person, 12 pm – 4 pm

Chico State University
Technical Career Fair
September 15th, 2022
In-Person, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

UC Merced
Fall 2022 UC Merced Career & Internship Fair
September 27th, 2022
In-Person, 11 am - 2 pm

CSU Dominguez Hills
2022 Fall Business, Government & Technology Fair
October 5th, 2022
In-Person, 12 pm - 3 pm

Stanford University
Job and Internship Fair
October 12th, 2022
In-Person, 9 am - 2 pm

UC Davis
Fall Internship and Career Fair
October 12th, 2022
In-Person, 10 am - 2 pm

UC Irvine
STEM Career Fair
October 13th, 2022
In-Person, 10 am - 2 pm

CSU Bakersfield
Job & Internship Fair 2022
October 18th, 2022
In-Person, 9 am - 2 pm

University of Redlands
Job and Internship Fair
October 18th, 2022
In-Person, 9 am - 2 pm

Cal State Fullerton
Stem and Internship Fair
October 19th, 2022
In-Person, 3 pm - 5:30 pm

Sacramento State University
Fall 2022 Engineering & Computer Science Career Fair
October 21st, 2022
In-Person, 9 am - 2 pm

UC Berkeley
2022 Fall Civil & Environmental Engineering
October 26th, 2022
In-Person, 4 pm - 7 pm

Oregon Institute of Technology - Klamath Falls Campus
Fall 2022 Engineering & Technology Fair -
November 9th, 2022
In-Person, 1 pm - 4 pm

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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