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The San Joaquin Area Flood Control Agency was formed for the purpose of addressing flood protection. Its mission is to reduce and manage the region’s flood risk. The Agency’s Strategic Plan, which was a collaborative effort that included stakeholder input, explains the goals and strategies that drive the Agency’s flood risk management programs.



San Joaquin Area Flood Control Agency is seeking a Director of Engineering. The Director of Engineering works under the administrative direction of the Executive Director. The Director of Engineering will be responsible for the successful execution of civil engineering work in connection with SJAFCA’s flood risk reduction and flood management projects with multi-benefit opportunities. The position involves planning, scheduling, funding, directing, coordinating, and controlling all aspects of the work, including coordination with other disciplines as well as internal and external agencies to ensure coherent project execution. As a member of SJAFCA’s management team, the Director of Engineering carries out the directions of the SJAFCA Board of Directors in support of the SJAFCA Executive Director and serves as the acting Executive Director when assigned. Serving as the primary liaison between SJAFCA and the agencies/contractors working on current and future projects, the Director of Engineering will have responsibility for ensuring the project team and consultants are successful in meeting their deadlines and deliverables. This position is classified as an “Exempt” position under the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act.


Apply - Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.


The San Joaquin Area Flood Control Agency is Requesting Sealed Bids for the construction of the Smith Canal Gate structure.


Upcoming SJAFCA Board Meeting
March 19, 2020 at 9:00a.m.

AGENDA - to be posted soon


A River's Desire

Central Valley Flood Risk & Sacramento River Flood Control Project, by USACE Sacramento District

How levees fail, how we fix them by USACE


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