UPDATE: Effective Tuesday, May 26, 2020, City Hall offices will be open 8 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, by appointment only until further notice. Departments may be accessed by calling (203) 924-1555, then provide the department extension to leave a voicemail message. To email a City department, please visit www.cityofshelton.org to access the department's home page which will allow you to send an email. The Community Center, Senior Center, Libraries, Registrar of Voters' Office and the Youth Service Bureau remain closed to the public. The Animal Shelter is taking reports by phone for routine issues. The City Yard and the Transfer Station remain open during regular hours. Trash and Recycling pickup will continue as scheduled. For the latest information, resources and guidance related to Corona Virus, COVID-19, visit ct.gov/coronavirus. For additional information, please view the news article box below.

The City of Shelton Human Resources Department facilitates the recruitment and hiring of new employees and serves as a resource for employees and applicants. Working under the general direction of the Administrative Assistant of the Mayor’s office, Human Resources strives to maintain a satisfying experience for the City and its employees.

Recruitment, Applications and Selection

The City of Shelton recruits and selects employees based on merit.  Employment opportunities become available either when new positions are created or when existing positions become vacant.  The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, all of an applicants’ qualifications, education, knowledge, skills and abilities are taken into consideration when applications are presented for consideration. Applications, resumes and references are thoroughly checked as well as the scoring of interviews and practical and written testing according to the City of Shelton Merit System regulations.

How to Apply for a Job

Every employment submission requires a signed job application.  Applications may be obtained from the Department of Human Resources at Shelton City Hall, or on the Human Resources website.  Resumes may also be included along with the employment application, but all information on the application must be completed.  Please do not write, “Please see resume”.  When a job is posted, applications will be accepted only until 5:30pm on the closing date listed on the job posting.  When vacant positions become available, they will be posted on this site and on the bulletin board outside of the Human Resources office.  Applications submitted after the closing date on the posting, will not be accepted.
To apply for a position which has not been posted or advertised with the City, an original, signed application must be completed in full. Applications that are submitted for either part time, temporary or seasonal work – or for positions which have not been posted, will be kept on file for one year from the date of submission.

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Communication to and from the City

Once an applicant has submitted an application or resume, it is important to notify the Human Resources Department of any address change.  All communication to applicants of notifications, testing and interviewing is done by U.S. mail.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Shelton.  The procedures and requirements of the hiring process are prescribed by the Merit System of the City of Shelton and work in concert with applicable union contracts. The City of Shelton is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to be a drug and alcohol free workplace.





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City Hall
54 Hill Street – First Floor
Shelton, CT 06484


(203) 924-1555 ext. 1310


Tuesday – Friday 8:00 A.M. – 5:30 P.M.

Dept. Head:

Katherine R. Christopher
Director of Human Resources

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