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Welcome to work and live in Northeast Finland!

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What is North East Finland?

The area is made up of three neighbouring municipalities – Kuusamo, Posio and Taivalkoski. 

Kuusamo, Posio and Taivalkoski are home for 21 700 residents. These municipalities each have their own strengths and characteristics. Kuusamo, Posio and Taivalkoski are all located less than an hour’s drive from one another. You can for example work in one, live in another and visit the third one. Area can be reached for example with daily flights to Kuusamo airport. 

Municipalites are located in the north parts of Finland. Area is known from it´s beautiful nature and calm lifestyle. There are many national parks and natural phenomenons. Four different seasons are our strenght! Despite the closeness of nature, we also have good public services and lively cultural offerings. Here you can combine good quality of life and working for example as a distance work to somewhere else. 

The best employment opportunities in this region can be found in the travel and tourism industry, service sector, food industry, forest-based industries, metal industry as well as the social and healthcare sector. There are work opportunities available in large scale. High season for employment is the winter season. 

Check the open vacancies in the area from Työmarkkinatori platform:,614,832&p=0&ps=30

North East Finland is steady place to settle and to do business. If you are considering starting your own business in the area, feel free to contact the local business development team

Would you like to know more about work possibilities and industries in the area? Feel free to contact us and we will help you with work seeking. We also assist with settling to the area. 


Hot jobs

  • Cooks
  • Waiters
  • Cleaners
  • Guides
  • Forest machine operators
  • Lumberjacks
  • Customer workers
  • Distance working from the area
  • Starting your own business

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