City of Kentwood Will Host Hiring Event for Seasonal Positions

City of Kentwood Will Host Hiring Event for Seasonal Positions
March 12 Event to Spotlight Parks and Recreation, Public Works Opportunities

The City of Kentwood is inviting job seekers to explore seasonal opportunities available in its Parks and Recreation and Public Works departments at a hiring event Tuesday, March 12.

The event will take place in the Community Room at the Kent District Library – Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch, 4950 Breton Ave. SE. There will be two sessions: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m. During each session, community members will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of seasonal positions, fill out an application and complete on-the-spot interviews. The event is open to all individuals age 18 and older.

Positions featured at the event will include seasonal maintenance technicians for Public Works as well as sports, fitness and enrichment instructors, park rangers and referees for Parks and Recreation.

“Summer is a busy time for the City of Kentwood’s Public Works Department,” Public Works Director Chad Griffin said. “As we work to keep our city beautiful and infrastructure operating smoothly during this upcoming season, we’re in search of candidates to be part of our community effort.”

Individuals looking to attend the event should plan to bring a copy of their resume and be prepared for an on-the-spot interview.

“Our seasonal staff members play an integral role in keeping our many summer programs operating smoothly throughout the season,” Parks and Recreation Director Val Romeo said. “We’re looking forward to connecting with community members who are interested in learning more about the fun job opportunities available with the city.”

Individuals interested in learning more about seasonal employment opportunities at the City of Kentwood but unable to attend the event should visit for current openings. For more information about the event, visit the city’s website.