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The City of Shelby is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We make employment decisions without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, political affiliation, veteran status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other factor prohibited by law and as such affirms our policy and practice to support and promote the concepts of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in accordance with all federal, state and municipal laws.

The City of Shelby is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.  If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or accommodations to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an email to  We evaluate requests for reasonable accommodations on a case-by-case basis.  Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States.  The City of Shelby utilizes the Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration E-Verify system to comply with verifying work authorization.


Currently taking applications for:



JobTypeApplication DeadlineSalary
Equipment OperatorFull TimeOpen Until Filled$13.69 per hour minimum rate
Traffic Maintenance TechnicianFull TimeOpen Until Filled$14.38 per hour minimum rate
Field Operations Technician IFull TimeOpen Until Filled$14.38 per hour minimum rate
Utility Services Locator/GPS TechnicianFull TimeOpen Until Filled$15.09 per hour minimum rate
Maintenance Mechanic Full TimeOpen Until Filled$15.09 per hour minimum rate
Wastewater Plant Operator IFull TimeOpen Until Filled$15.85 per hour minimum rate
Police Officer Full TimeOpen Until Filled$18.35 per hour minimum rate
Public Information & Communications OfficerFull Time08/23/2019$25.82 per hour minimum rate
Civil EngineerFull Time08/30/2019$27.11 per hour minimum rate
Airport Attendant (part-time)Part TimeOpen Until Filled$9.73 per hour minimum rate