The City of Shelton is located just 25 minutes northwest of Olympia on the shores of Oakland Bay. As the Mason county seat Shelton is a full service city providing a wide range of municipal services for a growing community of more than 10,000 residents. The community is rich in history, culture, and natural beauty. Shelton is a gateway to the spectacular Olympic Peninsula where residents and visitors alike enjoy the numerous outdoor sports and recreational opportunities. Shelton is proud of its unique character and small-town feel. Be a part of a dynamic, collaborative and team-oriented culture of committed professionals with a passion for public service who are deeply aligned with our City's values and mission.
The Community and Economic Development Director position is responsible for the planning and economic development activities in the City. Areas of responsibility include administration of the City’s long range and current planning functions, updating and implementing the City’s comprehensive plan and long-range projects, zoning and development review activities, economic development, and zoning. Shelton has a bright future and great opportunities for the next Community & Economic Development Director to shape our future growth with projects such as a community-wide multi-modal trail system and a full review of the current development code.
The City of Shelton offers a full benefit package to include: Medical/Dental/Vision, LTD, Life Insurance, Vacation, Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, Washington PERS retirement, EAP, Optional 457 Deferred Compensation.