The DRA is a federal-state partnership created by Congress in 2000 to promote and encourage the economic development of the lower Mississippi River Delta region and Alabama Black Belt.  DRA invests in projects supporting transportation infrastructure, basic public  infrastructure, workforce training, and business development.  DRA’s mission is to help create jobs, build communities, and improve the lives of those who reside in the 252 counties and parishes of the eight-state region.

The DRA offers a range of fulfilling career opportunities for those interested in working in economic development and the Delta region.  Those interested in applying must submit a cover letter and resume with no more than three references to with the job title in the subject line.  Please note that some positions may require additional information to apply as noted in the job posting.

Job Opportunities

The following job opportunities are now available at DRA:

Health Programs Analyst

Project Management Specialist

Staff Accountant (Accountant I)

Equal Employment Policy

DRA is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for positions will be based solely on merit. DRA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or any other factor prohibited by law. DRA will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact us at