Employment Opportunities

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions.  Open positions are listed below.  

How to apply

To apply for a position, please complete an Employment Application  and submit it to the Human Resources Department. You may submit a cover letter and resume to apply for a position, however, for most positions an Employment Application is preferred.


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  • 09/11/2014
  • Parks and Recreation Deputy Director

    The City of Kentwood is accepting applications for a Parks and Recreation Deputy Director. Qualified applicants will have the following: bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration or a related field; Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) certification; valid driver’s license; and a minimum of three years of directly related experience performing a variety of complex professional and administrative work in a Parks and Recreation agency with programming, promoting/marketing programs and special events, fundraising, grant writing, open space/park development plans, employee supervision and training, professional oral and written communication skills, and public speaking and presentations. The salary range is $49,092 to $63,755 with excellent benefits. Submit your application and resume to HR@ci.kentwood.mi.us or fax: (616) 554-0818 or mail: City of Kentwood, HR Dept., 4900 Breton Ave. SE, Kentwood, MI 49518. The deadline to apply is 9/29/2014. EOE.

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