Parks, Recreation, and Community Services

Are you passionate about elevating the health and well-being of your community? As a Parks employee, you will dedicate your talents to enriching the lives of Kent residents. The Department is committed to providing safe and inviting parks and facilities which offer inclusive recreation, and cultural and human service programs.

The Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department includes several units, all working together for positive results.

  • Park Administration
  • Planning and Development
  • Park Operations
  • Facilities
  • Riverbend Golf Complex
  • Recreation Programs
  • Housing and Human Services

Learn more about Tyler's story below and discover what opportunities await you at the City of Kent.

Tyler Busik

"Working here has enriched my life quite a bit. I’ve gone from a temp to a lead role and it took time and hard work. Nobody here has to be pigeonholed - anything is possible!"


City of Kent Careers