Work With Us

DWR provides various opportunities and services to diverse stakeholders, including:

  • Local and regional organizations needing technical assistance
  • Prospective employees
  • Public agencies requesting grants or loans
  • Vendors seeking contracts

Explore the many ways to work with us.

Grants & Loans

We have a number of grant and loan programs that support integrated water management activities addressing public safety, environmental stewardship, and economic stability.

Technical Assistance

We provide technical guidance and assistance resources through 4 strategically located regional offices. The breadth of expertise at each office is designed to meet the general issues in the regions.


We procure a diverse mix of goods and services ranging from ordinary commodities (office supplies) to specialized scientific/engineering and construction-related materials, equipment and services, and varied information technology (IT) goods and services.


A career with DWR holds a promising and exciting challenge for those who want to shape California's future through water resources.

Real Estate

The Real Estate Branch acquires temporary and permanent land rights in support of DWR's business goals and objectives, performs property management functions for DWR's operating and non-operating rights of way including the administration of DWR's Encroachment Permit Program, and manages consultant contracts providing support services.