Human Resources

Working at the City of Kentwood

The City of Kentwood is a great place to work! We are committed to providing our employees with a great work environment, opportunities for development and training, and excellent compensation and benefits. Kentwood’s employees are recognized, valued, and respected for the hard work they do every day. Teamwork and excellent employee customer service are essential in our daily operations. Our employees are committed to providing excellent service to the residents of Kentwood to make our city a wonderful place to live, work, and grow.


The Human Resources Department is responsible for all HR functions including recruitment and employment, employee benefits, employee and labor relations, employee training and development, labor law compliance, and development of employment guidelines, policies and procedures.


The City of Kentwood is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a drug-free and violence-free workplace. A criminal background investigation and pre-employment drug screen are required as a condition of employment.

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HR Staff

Gail Dewey
Human Resources Director

Tammy Striegle
Human Resources Coordinator

Sherita Carter
Human Resources Assistant 


Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

If you wish to meet with a staff member, please contact them to arrange an appointment.