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The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission is a small state agency located in San Francisco’s Metro Center. BCDC has regulatory and planning authority over development in San Francisco Bay and along the Bay’s nine-county shoreline. Our staff takes pride in our high level of professionalism and dedication. If you are interested in helping protect the resources of the San Francisco Bay, apply today.

How to apply for a BCDC job

  1. Search on the CalCareers site
    Follow the link to see our current openings. Then, review the duty statement for each job to learn more about the position. A video tutorial can be found here.
  2. Create a CalCareers account
    Enter your information and upload supporting documents, such as a resume. You can use one job application to apply for multiple positions. A video tutorial can be found here.
  3. Confirm the requirements
    Confirm you meet the minimum qualifications for the position by visiting the link on the job announcement. Take special note of any other required documents. Finally, make sure you complete the required exam. A video tutorial can be found here.
  4. Apply
    Submit your application for each job you are interested in. A video tutorial can be found here. Applying online is strongly encouraged. If you choose to apply by mail, you will need to complete a STD 678 application form and mail it to the address on the announcement, along with any required documents listed.

What we offer

  • Working at the state offers stability and many benefits. This includes excellent pension, retirement, and savings plans.
  • We focus on training and development through ongoing conversations about what’s next in your career.
  • Our employees’ well-being is important to us. We have an Employee Assistance Program and an Employee Wellness Program.
  • Our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging is central to our work. 
  • We offer flexible work schedules that allow you to achieve work-life balance.


Questions related to job opportunities and the application process can be sent to humanresources@bcdc.ca.gov.