Work in Nothern Sweden

Northern Sweden is currently experiencing a high demand for skilled workers across various sectors, such as restaurants, stores, healthcare, education, it and transportation. Keep in mind that you can receive compensation for travel and accommodation if you are going to a job interview far from home.

Discover job opportunities in northen Norrland

Here you will find vacant jobs in the municipalities where the work of converting to a greener industry creates a great need for labour.

Vacancies in Västerbotten and Norrbotten (in Swedish)

Vacancies in Boden (in Swedish)

Vacancies in Gällivare (in Swedish)

Vacancies in Kiruna (in Swedish)

Vacancies in Luleå (in Swedish)

Vacancies in Skellefteå (in Swedish)

Webbinars about working in Norrland

Northern Sweden opens doors to exciting jobs

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22 minutes 56 seconds

A webinar in Swedish - What you need to know about the opportunities in the North.

Jobs, community and city life in northern Sweden

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32 minutes 23 seconds

A webinar in Swedish - Employers tell you about working in northern Sweden.

Several major companies that are focusing on greener basic industries and a transition to a more sustainable future, are setting up business in Northern Sweden. Some industries are expanding rapidly, resulting in a high and continuously increasing demand for skilled workers.

The current development in Norrbotten and Västerbotten are unprecedented in modern Sweden, offering tremendous opportunities. If you are interested in being a part of this exciting transformation, the timing could not be more perfect.

Check out some of the companies investing in climate change in Norrland

H2 Green Steel (h2greensteel.com)

Hybrit (hybritdevelopment.se)

Mines in Boliden (boliden.com)

Northvolt - the future of energy (northvolt.com)

LKAB (lkab.com)

Find out if the professions in Northern Sweden suit you

If you are considering a career in Norrbotten or Västerbotten, opportunities exist across various fields. Whether you're a curious newcomer or a seasoned professional, you can learn about educational pathways, salaries, job tasks, and more, with the help of the tool Hitta yrken (Find an occupation).

Find an occupation (Hitta yrken) (in Swedish)

Discover vocational education opportunities

It is worth noting that numerous vocational training courses are available to prepare individuals for professions that are in high demand in Northern Sweden.

Find a labour market training course

Learn about different job search strategies

There are various strategies to finding job vacancies in Northern Sweden – and various strategies to helping employers find you. Sometimes you might need to use unconventional methods to discover unadvertised positions. Equip yourself with the right tools and knowledge to navigate the labour market effectively.

Find the job you want

Seek compensation for travel expenses

If you have a job interview in a location that is far away from where you live, you may be eligible for compensation of travel and accommodation expenses. Contact Arbetsförmedlingen to obtain a decision before embarking on your journey.

How to apply for compensation for travel expenses

Housing, childcare, school – how it works

Moving to a new region, especially to a different part of Sweden, involves a significant change. Learn more about the various municipalities in Northern Sweden, by visiting their websites. There, you can access information about housing, childcare, schooling, and the support available for newcomers.

Read more about ongoing investments in the Västerbotten and Norrbotten municipalities, as well as future plans for each area. Additionally, you'll find valuable insights into life and employment opportunities in Norrland.

Some of the sites use Google Translate, others are only avaliable in Swedish.

Norrbottens County

Arjeplog

Arvidsjaur

Boden

Gällivare

Haparanda

Jokkmokk

Kalix

Kiruna

Luleå

Pajala

Piteå

Älvsbyn

Överkalix

Övertorneå

Västerbottens County

Bjurholm

Dorotea

Lycksele

Malå

Nordmaling

Norsjö

Robertsfors

Skellefteå

Sorsele

Storuman

Umeå

Vilhelmina

Vindeln

Vännäs

Åsele

Films about others who have moved to the north

In the playlist, you can hear four people talk about how they experience the move to northern Sweden.

A safe and good life in Boden

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1 minute 49 seconds

n- We need people in all areas, says Stina, who works with developing a green Boden.

Read about others who have moved to Northern Sweden, only in Swedish

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