Community Development Director

City of Fairfield

Fairfield, the heart of Solano County, is a growing community located halfway between San Francisco and Sacramento and close to Napa and Sonoma. It is bordered by farms and vineyards. With 24 parks, numerous bike trails and 2 golf courses, Fairfield is a great family community with 115,000 residents.  The City of Fairfield is seeking an excellent communicator to serve as the Community Development Director. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative and solution-oriented member of the City’s executive team. The City desires a candidate who will have the opportunity to develop and articulate a progressive community development vision and maintain a business-friendly environment for the City. The incoming Director must possess a strong leadership ability, work to develop a cohesive team, and build support for the Department’s vision. Candidates must possess seven (7) years of increasingly responsible professional planning experience, including four (4) years of administrative and management responsibility is required. A Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in Planning or other closely related field is required. The annual salary range for the incoming Community Development Director is $149,999 – 195,000; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications and experience. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, apply online at and contact Ms. Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080, should you have any questions. Filing Deadline: January 5, 2020.

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