City of Kentwood
  • 04-Nov-2019 (EST)
  • Engineering & Inspections
  • Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • $70,931 - $99,304
  • Salary
  • Full Time

The City of Kentwood Engineering Department is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time City Engineer position.  The City Engineer is responsible for planning, coordinating, and leading the City's Engineering functions and staff.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Directs the development and implementation of strategies, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and programs;
  • Plans, coordinates, oversees, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned staff;
  • Contributes to the overall quality of the City's service provision by fostering and facilitating the development and coordination of work teams;
  • Prepares and administers the annual budget and strategic needs for the department;
  • Represents the Engineering Department at City Commission, advisory board meetings, departmental meetings, and community events as required; 
  • Oversees the conduct of feasibility and cost studies;
  • Directs the development of engineering solutions to problems related to City infrastructure;
  • Administers professional service contracts related to department projects and activities; and
  • Maintains cooperative relationships with other City departments, other municipalities and government agencies.

Qualified applicants will possess all of the following:

  • Michigan Driver's License.
  • State of Michigan Professional Engineer (PE) License.
  • Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering, or a field related to the work; AND
  • Five (5) years of managerial experience in civil engineering services; OR
  • an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  


This is a full-time exempt position with excellent benefits.  The hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  The salary range for this position is $70,931 to $99,304.  Please see the Job Description for more details about this position.

The City of Kentwood is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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