The City of Shelton is located just 25 minutes northwest of Olympia, WA 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 City of Shelton has a high level of stability in addition to strong fund balances. The Finance Director has the creative ability to develop financial strategies to support planned infrastructure upgrades. The ideal candidate is an outstanding leader with excellent financial management skills and a demonstrated track record of achievement. This position is under the direction of the City Manager and serves as a member of the City’s Leadership Team.
The Finance Director develops, plans, performs, manages, provides leadership, implements, and oversees the financial activities of the city’s Finance Department. This includes budget development and compliance, annual reporting, accounts payable and receivable, utility billing, customer service, grants management and the continued development of an integrated and automated financial accounting system. The City’s total budget for 2022 is $41.5 million, which includes a $15.7 million General Fund budget.
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.