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.

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  • 05/03/2016
  • Police Officer

    Opening Date:  May 3, 2016
    Closing Date:  June 5, 2016
    The City of Kentwood Police Department is seeking applicants for full time Police Officer positions.  We are looking for ambitious men and women with high moral integrity and a strong work ethic.  Qualified applicants will be at least 18 years of age and meet all of the following requirements:

    • Successful completion of two years of college level coursework;
    • MCOLES certifiable by December 31, 2016;
    • Must be a United States citizen at the time of testing for the position;
    • Must not have any felony convictions; and
    • Possess a valid Michigan driver’s license prior to hire date,
    To apply, applicants must pass the written Empco (Empco.net) test by June 5, 2016 and select the City of Kentwood Police Department as an organization for which he or she wishes to apply.  Go to Empco.net to find a list of test dates and times.  No resumes or applications are needed at this time as we will request them at a later date.
    Questions can be directed to Captain Bryan Litwin at litwinb@ci.kentwood.mi.us or by calling 616-656-6681.  The City of Kentwood is a Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Kentwood Police Department
    4742 Walma Ave SE
    Kentwood, MI  49512

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  • 03/22/2016
  • Activity Leader for the ARCH Program

    The Activity Leader will aid in the planning, organizing, implementation and evaluation of the 21st CCLC summer and after school programs at the school site assigned. $10.00 per hour with various hours. Please see the attached job description for more details.
    Submit an application (found on this page) to HR@ci.kentwood.mi.us, fax to 616.554.0818 or mail to City of Kentwood HR, 4900 Breton Rd. SE, Kentwood, MI 49508. Drug Free Workplace. EOE.

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