City of Fairfield, California
Economic Development Manager
Proposed salary range (currently under review): $110,737 - $134,604
The City provides an attractive benefit plan.
Application deadline: Wednesday, November 22, 2017
The scenic, progressive and growing City of Fairfield (population 110,000) located midway between San Francisco and Sacramento in Solano County on the dynamic I-80 growth corridor, seeks a proactive, creative and forward thinking economic development professional to serve as the City’s Economic Development Manager. Reporting to the Community Development Director and with oversight of the Economic Development Division comprised of 3 staff and a budget of $1.3 million, the Manager leads the City’s efforts in working with businesses wanting to start, relocate, develop or expand in the City.
This strategic location is a focal point for new development in Northern California, owing to low land costs, plentiful natural resources (water), good transportation, and abundant development sites. Fairfield affords an economic development professional an amazing canvas of opportunity for the ongoing and future development of this vibrant Northern California community where economic development is a primary focus of City Council and the City Manager.
The ideal candidate is a creative, sophisticated, and service-oriented local government professional with an entrepreneurial spirit who has outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills, and who is experienced in municipal economic development. The City seeks candidates who are proactive, creative and forward thinking. Candidates who are experienced dealing with the challenges of a growing community will be favorably considered. Candidates who thrive on the City’s focus on collaboration with internal and external stakeholders will be favorably considered. Five years of progressively responsible experience, including at least one year of supervisory experience, and a Bachelor’s degree are required.
To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your cover letter with current salary, résumé, and six work-related references by applying on our website here: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=290
For additional information please contact:
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916 471-3134
To view an online brochure for this position visit: www.cpshr.us/search
City of Fairfield website: www.fairfield.ca.gov
The City of Fairfield is an equal opportunity employer.
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