Work in Akureyri

Help with writing a CV in Icelandic

Contact the Directorate of Labour for help with writing a CV in Icelandic.
*For Polish speakers, contact Eva María (E-mail: evamaria@akureyri.is) at the Akureyri Intercultural Office. Office hours: Thu 08:00 -12:00.

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Directorate of Labour
Vinnumálastofnun

Skipagata 14
Opening hours by appointment only
Open Monday-Thursday 09:00-13:00
Open Fridays 09:00-12:00
Phone number: +354 515-4800
E-mail: nordurland.eystra@vmst.is

Help with job hunting in Akureyri

Eining-Iðja is a major trade union providing services in the area of Eyjafjörður.

Contact the Directorate of Labour and/or Division of Welfare for help with finding work in Akureyri.

An image of the Directorate of Labour's logo

Directorate of Labour
Vinnumálastofnun

Skipagata 14
Opening hours by appointment only
Open Monday-Thursday 09:00-13:00
Open Fridays 09:00-12:00
Phone number: +354 515-4800
E-mail: nordurland.eystra@vmst.is

Division of Welfare
Velferðarsvið

Glerárgata 26, 2nd floor
Open weekdays from 09:00-15:00
Phone number: +354 460 1400
E-mail: velferdarsvid@akureyri.is

Employment and workers' rights in Iceland

The Multicultural and Information centre ( MCC ) in Iceland has information regarding employment, work permits, workers' rights, and more.

Island.is provides information regarding entering the job market.

Directorate of Equality provides consultation on an equal treatment in the labour market.

Starting a business in Iceland

For information about starting a business and establishing a company in Iceland, click here.

SSNE's provides a grant ( Uppbyggingarsjóðurinn, site in Icelandic ) to start a business.

Employment of young people

For information regarding the employment of young people in Akureyri municipality, click here (in Icelandic).

Job advertisements

Websites:

Facebook pages:

Newspapers:

  • Dagskráin (booklet published every Wednesday for free)
  • N4 (booklet published every Wednesday for free)
  • Fréttablaðið atvinna (a paper published every Saturday for free)

For information regarding available jobs at Akureyri municipality, click here.

For further information and/or help contact the Division of Welfare

Division of Welfare
Velferðarsvið

Glerárgata 26, 2nd floor
Open weekdays from 09:00-15:00
Phone number: +354 460 1400
E-mail: velferdarsvid@akureyri.is

You can apply for Welfare services online via www.akureyri.is though the Service portal ( Þjónustugátt ).
Use your electronic certificate (rafræn skilríki) or IceKey to log into the Service portal,
or book an appointment with the Division of Welfare via phone.
*Google Translate available on the service website

Last updated 20. September 2021