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 CalCareers website.

Recruitment Events

UC Santa Cruz STEM Career & Internship Fair
1156 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
February 22, 2024
11:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sacramento State Engineering & Computer Science Career Fair
6000 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95819
February 23, 2024
9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.

UC Berkeley Nonprofit, Environment & Public Service Career & Internship Fair
2495 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94720
March 6, 2024
12:00 p.m. – 3 p.m

Cal State San Bernardino College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Career Fair
5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, CA 92407
March 6, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cal State East Bay Business, Communication & Engineering Career & Internship Fair
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94542
March 7, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sonoma State Career Fest
1801 E. Cotati Ave.
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
March 8, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.

UC Merced Spring Career & Internship Fair
5200 N. Lake Rd.
Merced, CA 95343
March 14, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Chico State Nonprofit & Government Fair
400 W. 1st St.
Chico, CA 95926
April 3, 2023
10:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Napa Valley College Career Fair
2277 Napa Vallejo Hwy.
Napa, CA 94558
April 16, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.

UC Davis Spring Career Fair
750 Orchards Rd.
Davis, CA 95616
April 17, 2023
10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.

UC Santa Barbara Industry Without Borders Dinner
UC Santa Barbara
Goleta, CA 93106
April 18, 2024
6:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

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Still in School? No problem! The State Water Resources Control 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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Contact Information

If you have questions regarding internship and volunteer opportunities, please contact

If you have questions regarding employment opportunities, please contact


Connie Bi-On, Outreach Coordinator
1001 I Street, 18th floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Jagbir Mavi, Recruitment Unit Manager
1001 I Street, 18th floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

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