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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
Electric Distribution Technician IIIFull TimeOpen Until Filled$21.24 per hour minimum rate
Electric Service SupervisorFull TimeOpen Until FilledNot Specified
Equipment OperatorFull TimeOpen Until Filled$13.69 per hour minimum rate
Field Operations Technician IFull TimeOpen Until Filled$14.38 per hour minimum rate
Fire InspectorFull Time12/28/2018$13.69 per hour minimum rate
Firefighter Not Specified12/28/2018$12.42 per hour minimum rate
Natural Gas Technician IFull TimeOpen Until Filled$15.09 per hour minimum rate
Park Grounds Maintenance WorkerFull TimeOpen Until Filled$12.42 per hour minimum rate
Plant Mechanic IFull TimeOpen Until Filled$16.64 per hour minimum rate
Utilities Project CoordinatorFull TimeOpen Until Filled$25.82 per hour minimum rate