Director of Parks & Recreation

City of Fairfield, CA
(916) 784-9080

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 a creative, enthusiastic, and experienced Director of Parks and Recreation who is passionate about making a difference and strengthening the community. The selected candidate will be a positive change agent who is encouraged to implement creative and nontraditional approaches to new challenges. Candidates must possess seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in parks and recreation, including four (4) years of administrative and management responsibility. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in recreation, physical education, business or public administration, or a related field is required. The annual salary range for the incoming Director of Parks & Recreation position is $168,729.60 – $219,348.48; placement within this range is dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. 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: October 18, 2020.

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