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Civil Service Positions

Salary Range:  $87,458 - $109,723

The Senior Engineer must possess registration as a Professional Engineer by the State of Ohio Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.

Applications, resume, and cover letter may be emailed to or returned via mail to Kent Service Administration Complex, Attn: Civil Service, 930 Overholt Road, Kent, OH 44240.  Please note: that in the event of tie scores on the examination, priority on the eligible list shall be determined by date and time application was filed with the Commission. 

Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Public Service, through the supervision of the Deputy Service Director/Superintendent of Engineering, the Senior Engineer is responsible for managing, coordinating, and performing engineering functions including, but not limited to, the planning, design and construction of public improvement projects of both in-house and consultant design; reviewing of subdivisions and site plans; and preparation of feasibility analysis, cost estimates and reports. Performs supervisory and/or administrative duties, and other functions related to the normal operation of the Engineering Division as required. May be designated to act on behalf of the Superintendent of Engineering in his/her absence. 

Unclassified Positions

The City of Kent, Ohio seeks a key member of the Finance Department to serve as the Collections Coordinator. This position is primarily responsible for all aspects of revenue collection for the City. The Collections Coordinator is expected, when necessary, to interpret policies and regulations of the Department to others. This position is also responsible for maintaining revenue and utility billing reports and records for the City of Kent, as well as certain accounting functions. Work involves responsibility for performing a full range of complex administrative support duties requiring discretion, judgment, and tact.

Associate degree is required and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field is preferred. Minimum of three (3) years of progressive responsibility/experience in a customer billing function, preferably with utility service experience, and/or business/office administration in a public service environment. Any combination of supplemental education, training, and experience which indicates possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above.

Pay range for the position is $63,597-$83,028 annually. Send cover letter & resume to HR Director, 320 S. Depeyster St., Kent, Ohio 44240, or email to  Open until filled.  EOE.

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Contact Us

City of Kent, Ohio
930 Overholt Road
Kent, OH 44240

Phone: 330.678.8100

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