City of Kentwood
  • 08-Dec-2020 to 31-Dec-2021 (EST)
  • Police
  • Kentwood, MI, USA
  • $11.50
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

The City of Kentwood Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for a part-time Police Cadet position.

The Police Cadets responsibilities include the following:

  • Assisting citizens at the front desk.
  • Assisting clerical staff with their job duties including answering phones and maintaining departmental records.
  • Assisting the sworn personnel as requested.
  • Performing non-sworn duties as directed by supervisors and/or Chief of Police.


  • Eligible for College Tuition Reimbursement
  • Complete college internship program with Kentwood Police
  • Cadet mentorship program

Qualified applicants will have the following:

  • Must be 18 years old by July 1, 2021
  • Enrolled as a full time student (12 or more credit hours)
  • Enrolled in a Criminal Justice or similar program
  • Successful completion of Background Investigation
  • Able to work 20 hours per week between the hours of 8:00AM - 5:00PM, Monday through Friday. Summers are 40 hours per week between the hours of 8:00AM - 5:00PM, Monday through Friday.

The starting pay rate is $13.00 per hour. The pay rate increases to $13.50 per hour after successful completion of probation (6 months). Please see full job description for more details.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Officer Ryan Smith at or by calling (616) 656-6685.

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