The starting salary for this position is $61,763. The max pay after four years of service is $78,829. The City of Kentwood offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a 9% employer retirement plan contribution, 11 holidays, six sick days and up to four weeks of vacation annually.
We're proud to be among the first municipal employers in West Michigan to offer a fully paid parental leave benefit. Our policy provides employees with four weeks of fully paid leave following birth, adoption or placement for adoption. Employees who give birth are eligible for an additional two weeks of leave for a total of six weeks fully paid.
We also offer competitive medical insurance with a 2% employee premium share, ranging from $8.22-$19 biweekly, as well as free telehealth visits. Employees enjoy no-cost dental insurance, vision coverage, a health savings account with an annual employer contribution ranging from $750 - $1500, flexible spending account options and a generous retirement health savings plan. Additionally, we provide employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability coverage at no cost to employees and free access to an employee assistance program.
We cover the cost of approved job-related training, certifications and licenses to help our team members excel in their positions. All employees also receive a discount on city recreation programs and rentals.