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.

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

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  • 09/23/2014
  • 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 10/8/14. EOE.

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  • 09/25/2014
  • Recreation Program Coordinator

    We are accepting applications for a Recreation Program Coordinator specializing in Therapeutic Recreation. Qualified applicants will have the following: bachelor’s degree in the recreation field; Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist; a valid driver’s license; and two years of directly related experience in recreation programming. Starting pay rate is $19.18 per hour 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 10/6/2014. EOE.

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  • 09/23/2014
  • Court Security Officer/Bailiff

    Provide and maintain court security. Requirements: Minimum of six months experience in security work, law enforcement or as a bailiff within a court environment. Starting pay is $15.35 per hour. 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 10/1/14. EOE.

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