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 25 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 experienced leader who is excited about the opportunity to lead a well-equipped, modern police department in a highly engaged and diverse community.
Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Criminal Justice, Law, Public Administration, Political Science, or a related field. Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible command experience in municipal police work, including at least four (4) years of supervisory and management responsibility at the level equivalent to that of Lieutenant with the City of Fairfield is required. A POST Management Certificate is highly desirable.
The annual salary range for the Police Chief position is $185,604-$241,284; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.