The following job opportunities are available with Kent County.  To apply, visit


County Patrol Officer

  • Sheriff Department 701 Ball Avenue NE Grand Rapids
  • Full-time – $24.56 hourly
  • Category: Law Enforcement
The Kent County Sheriff Department is a multi-faceted, modern police agency with specialized units including vice, detective bureau, school resources, and traffic investigations. Successful candidates will function as part of a highly motivated, team-oriented group of police professionals. Will provide services to the residents of Kent County by enforcing laws and traffic regulations; investigating crime; utilizing crime prevention techniques; and providing general assistance to the public. Will patrol assigned areas to prevent and/or discover the commission of a crime; respond to a variety of situations involving automobile accidents, robberies, medical emergencies, domestic disturbances…

Financial Analyst

  • 121 Franklin SE, Grand Rapids
  • Full-time – $46,758.00 – $54,944.00 annually
  • Category: Accounting and Finance / Tax Administration
Under general supervision, the individual will collect and analyze financial data, prepare financial reports, journal entries and bank reconciliations.  The successful candidate will assist with preparing work papers for the annual audit, developing and reviewing budgets, analyzing and reviewing grant filings, preparing and reviewing journal entries, researching accounting issues, and preparing other reports as required.  Other duties include calculating and preparing estimates, preparing monthly and quarterly reconciliations, review billing and accounts receivable activity and assist with special projects as they arise.

Seasonal Parks Worker I

  • Parks Department 1700 Butterworth Drive SW Grand Rapids
  • Temporary – $10.55 hourly
  • Category: Sanitation / Parks and Recreation / Miscellaneous / Parks / Natural Resources / Building & Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
Kent County is accepting applications for seasonal employees for various County Parks and the Kaufman Golf Course. Successful candidates will provide superior customer service to patrons and perform tasks required for the care, cleaning and general maintenance of these various sites. Duties may include cleaning and sanitizing restrooms…

The women of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. proudly offer $1000 scholarships to two (2) graduating high school seniors annually. The scholarships are open to any Michigan resident high school senior; regardless of gender, race, color, creed, or national origin.

The award will be based on the following criteria:
● Kent County, MI Resident
● Graduating Senior
● Accepted into a college or university
● GPA of 2.7 or higher
● Community Service & Extra Curricular Activities
● Career Goals
● Communication Skills
● Successful Completion and Submission of Application Requirements
To be considered for the scholarships, simply complete the attached application and submit it along with the requested documents outlined in the application by February 9, 2018 (All applications must be postmarked by February 9, 2018 in order to be considered).
If you have questions or need additional information please contact the Scholarship Committee Chair, Leonora Pickens, at


PRZ Scholarship Application Packet

Protecting children from abuse and neglect since 1887.

D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s is an agency that works in partnership with our community for the good of all children. We are local, non-profit and accredited. We provide comprehensive services to children and families, including Mentoring Services, foster care, adoption, and family support, as well as, residential treatment and emergency shelter care.


Job Title:  Food Service Assistant

Reports to:  Operations Manager

Beginning Hourly Rate: $13.00 – $15.00

Part Time – 20 hours


Please visit our website to apply and view the full job description:

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s
805 Leonard Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503


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