Employment Opportunities


Kent County Road Commission is currently accepting applications for a split shift (1st summers / 2nd winters) mechanic. This technically advanced position performs a wide range of repairs, maintenance and fabrication activities on fleet and equipment; including: diagnosing, troubleshooting and repairing engine, transmission and differential assemblies; repairs / rebuilds small equipment such as tractors, power mowers and chain saws; also performs routine preventative maintenance and inspection activities.

Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent with additional relevant vocational training; possession of a valid Michigan Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with an “N” (Tank) endorsement or ability to acquire one; and successful completion of a physical examination and substance abuse test. An Associate’s Degree in Diesel Technology is preferred.

Wage range is $23.58 - $28.35/hr. with applicable night shift premium. Kent County Road Commission offers excellent benefits (including medical, dental, life insurance, 401k w/ 8% match, vacation, sick leave, twelve paid holidays, etc.) along with a clean, safe, stable work environment.

For consideration, applications must be submitted by Friday, September 1, 2017 to: 

Mail, Email, or Drop-off
Human Resources Manager
Kent County Road Commission
1500 Scribner Avenue
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

The Kent County Road Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate among applicants or employees with illegal regard to race, religion, sex, age, national origin, height, weight, marital status, non-disqualifying disability, veteran status or on the basis of any characteristic that is protected by state or federal law.