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, either by printing it out and mailing it or by saving the filled pdf to you computer for email, 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.


Disclaimer: Applications for non-posted positions are not retained.

The following documents are in Adobe Acrobat format. If you do not have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download a free copy by clicking the logo to the left.

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  • 12/09/2014
  • Mechanic

    Perform a variety of skilled maintenance and repair work on city vehicles and mechanical equipment. Requirements: High school diploma or GED supplemented by the completion of an occupational training course in automotive repair and a valid MI driver’s license with CDL-A. Please see the job description for a complete listing of requirements. Starting pay is $19.18 per hour with excellent benefits. Submit application to HR@ci.kentwood.mi.us, fax to (616)554-0818 or mail to City of Kentwood; 4900 Breton Ave. SE; Kentwood, MI 49518 by 12/31/14. EOE.

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  • 12/16/2014
  • Water Maintenance Worker

    Perform a variety of manual tasks related to the maintenance of the City’s infrastructure. Requirements: High school diploma or GED; Commercial Driver’s License Class A with Air Brake and Tanker endorsement, or ability to obtain. Starting pay is $16.53 per hour with excellent benefits. Job description and application can be found at www.ci.kentwood.mi.us. Submit application to HR@ci.kentwood.mi.us, fax to (616)554-0818 or mail to City of Kentwood; 4900 Breton Ave. SE; Kentwood, MI 49518 by 12/31/14. EOE.

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  • 10/06/2014
  • After School Program Site Coordinator

    This position is responsible for the planning, organization, implementation, and evaluation of the 21st CCLC summer and after school programs. Please see the attached job description for complete details. An application (found on this page), should be completed and scanned and emailed to HR@ci.kentwood.mi.us, faxed to 616.554.0818, or mailed to City of Kentwood Human Resources, 4900 Breton Ave. SE, Kentwood, MI 49518. EOE

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