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Job Open: Director of Energy Services, Shelby, NC

By General Inquiries posted 06-07-2023 03:58 PM



The City of Shelby (population 22,000), centrally located between Asheville and Charlotte in the beautiful foothills of North Carolina, is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Energy Services. Responsibilities include plans, directs, coordinates, supervises, and evaluates the operations, maintenance, services, and staff of the department. Oversees the planning, design, construction, inspection, and growth of the electric and natural gas utility systems for the City of Shelby. Also, provides technical expertise on department operation and reviews, develops, and manages programs to ensure compliance, safety, reduce costs, and improve services.

Qualified applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree with course work in business, engineering, or related field with extensive experience in an electric and/or gas utility. Must have a comprehensive knowledge of the electric and gas utility organization and operation; thorough knowledge of the materials, methods, practices, and equipment used in the operation, maintenance, and repair of electrical and gas distribution systems; ability to plan, assign, and coordinate work; and the ability to prepare written communication including reports, forms, and studies. Must have demonstrated leadership and communication skills in order to establish and maintain effective working relationships with municipal officials, contractors, employees, and the general public.

The City of Shelby offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including but not limited to health & dental insurance, 401K contribution, and local government retirement system participation.

Interested applicants should complete an Employment Application which can be found on the City of Shelby’s website at or on the link provided below. A detailed resume with salary history should be attached to the application.


Equal Opportunity Employer