Join our team! The City of Kentwood is hiring Park Custodians in the Parks and Recreation Department.
The hourly pay rate for this position is $18.00. The City of Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department offers exciting perks for seasonal and irregular part-time employees. Team members can enjoy the programs and facilities their work supports through discounted program registrations and a 10% discount on one room or shelter rental per year. Certain employees will also receive free CPR training through the city.
Main responsibilities for this role include a full range of custodial duties related to the care, cleaning, and minor maintenance of assigned parks and facilities throughout the City's park system.
Our ideal candidate must be 18 years of age or older and have a valid Michigan driver's license, please view the full job description and requirements for more details. Click "Apply for Job" below to submit your application.
The Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department enriches the lives of community members through recreational, natural and cultural experiences that improve the quality of life for current and future generations. Within Kentwood’s 21 square miles are more than 13 miles of non-motorized trails and 15 parks filled with a range of amenities from pickleball to splashpads. The department also offers more than 700 recreational programs and hosts community events year-round to improve the quality of life for people of all ages and abilities.
The City of Kentwood is a community of more than 54,000 residents and growing, Kentwood is a safe, prosperous and welcoming city with vibrant neighborhoods and flourishing businesses that make it a wonderful place to live and work.
The city offers easy access to a variety of amenities including many of West Michigan’s destination shopping, dining, entertainment and outdoor recreation options. Within our 21 square miles are more than 13 miles of non-motorized trails and 15 parks that cover 301 acres and offer a range of amenities from pickleball to splashpads. This, along with Kentwood’s outstanding public-school systems, wide variety of businesses and career and education advancement opportunities attract a diverse population.
Centrally located, Kentwood is an easy local commute, thanks to many public and private transport options. It’s also just outside of downtown Grand Rapids and a short drive from the Lake Michigan shore, offering ample opportunities for both big city lights and nature-filled adventures.
With a mission of providing high quality services to foster a thriving community for all, Kentwood maintains a culture of excellent customer service, actively providing a responsive and responsible local government with a focus on continual improvement.
The City of Kentwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply today to join our supportive, dynamic team!