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Kent County: A Leader in Public Service

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Kent County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Adancing a culture that demonstrates diversity, equity and inclusion.

Our Commitment

Kent County is committed to providing services to improve the quality of life, health and well-being of our residents. Many of these services are mandated, while some of the services exist to enrich the lives of our community.

What We Do

As public servants, our employees are committed to making a difference; they value the importance of their work. The excellence of their work is visible throughout our community. On an annual basis we:

  • Immunize 12,000 children
  • Dispatch 130,000 police and fire calls
  • Recycle more than 14,000 tons of garbage
  • Approve more than 300 adoptions
  • Collect approximately $100,000,000 in child support
  • Award nearly $1.179 million in victim restitution
  • Conduct 2,500 property appraisals
  • Process 25,000 voter registrations
  • Perform 3,600 restaurant inspections

Our Workforce

Kent County recognizes the individual needs of its residents. To best service their needs, Kent County is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse, well-qualified workforce that is understanding and responsive to the changing needs of the community.

Join Us

If you are interested in public service and would like an opportunity to contribute to your community, Kent County should be your employer of choice. Employment opportunities exist in the areas of General Government, Health and Welfare, Public Safety, Judicial, Recreational and much, much more.