Move the needle

Help us move the needle.


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Over the next 20 years, FCA’s goal is to support, accelerate, and enable the modernization of 10,000 miles of water delivery systems in the Western United States for the benefit of agriculture, environment, and community. To do this work, we need your help!

We work with people from a broad set of disciplines to support irrigation modernization efforts. Do you have expertise in water infrastructure? Maybe you’re developing a new method to measure farm production. Or maybe you’re excited about applying water quality data in a new way. We’d love to hear from you about your work, your outcomes, and where you see opportunities to partner. Reach out to us at with the Subject: Move the Needle

In addition, our growing team of over 30 strategy consultants, irrigation advisors, technical professionals, and public policy experts believe that everyone can win – farmers, rivers, and communities. If you’re passionate about achieving benefits for both environment and agriculture, we want to hear from you. If a posted opening doesn’t quite fit your skillset and you believe joining our team will make you excited to come to work every day, please send your resume to with the Subject: General Inquiry

FCA manages dozens of grants and contracts with federal, state, local and private entities to support project development and construction. From small grants to assessment community water needs, to multi-million-dollar contracts to advance infrastructure modernization at scale, we are responsible for tracking a variety of reports, budgets and deliverables across a wide range of geographies and subject matters. Further, our 40+ staff require support in a variety of ways, and the Contracts & Administrative Specialist will help track these various needs across the organization, supporting compliance with contract requirements.

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The Copywriter will work closely with the Executive Director, communications team, and program staff to effectively communicate about our programs across a variety of channels. They will build on the communications team’s creative concepts to tell compelling stories that resonate with a broad range of technical, community, funding and regulatory audiences.

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The IMP Project Manager will manage planning, design, and permitting associated for irrigation modernization projects that provide agricultural, environmental, and community benefits. As part of our Irrigation Modernization Program, the IMP Project Manager will work closely with our staff, contractors, and partners across the program to ensure that projects align with expected timelines and budgets.

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The IT Administrator will play a crucial role in maintaining, troubleshooting, and administering the diverse systems that our organization utilizes. The successful candidate will be tasked with ensuring the seamless operation of our IT systems, as well as providing top-notch technical support to our internal teams.

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The Natural Resource Specialist will join our growing team focused on researching, writing, and reviewing a wide range of materials related to irrigation modernization efforts. Work may include reviewing environmental assessments drafted under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), revising irrigation community (e.g., irrigation district, ditch company) infrastructure plans, writing grant applications, collating irrigation community data, or managing projects related to these materials.

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