62-B District Court Opportunities 

The 62-B District Court offers opportunities for community members and students to get involved with our local judicial system.

Join our team as Chief Probation Officer

We're hiring! The City of Kentwood is seeking applicants for Chief Probation Officer.

This position is part of the Probation Department, which supervises and rehabilitates misdemeanor offenders while in the community.  In addition, the department prepares pre-sentence investigation reports, also known as background investigations, for the court. 

Reporting directly to the district court administrator, the main responsibilities for this role include planning, coordinating and overseeing the court’s probation functions and staff and providing probation services. 

The compensation range for this position is $25.88 - $36.24, dependent on qualifications and experience. The City of Kentwood also offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Learn more about the position and apply online today!

Internships & Externships

Judicial Externships

The 62-B District Court is committed to the education of future attorneys and officers of the court.  As such, we provide placements for nonpaid externship opportunities at the court. Assignments at the district court are varied, and specific duties and special projects are determined at the time of application and interview.  

All externs must have completed their second year of law school or equivalent education.  Students are considered on a case-by-case basis.

To apply to the court, please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Attn: Judge Amanda Sterkenburg
62-B District Court
4740 Walma S.E.
Kentwood, Michigan 49512

Special Note

Every school has its own system of providing educational credits for externships and process for approval of placement.  Please refer to your school’s policies and administrators for details.

Probation Internships
The Kentwood Probation Department is committed to the education of future probation officers.  As such, we provide internship opportunities to senior students. All information regarding the probation student intern program is these documents. Please contact the Probation Department for more information.