Employment

The Espoo Employment and Economic Development Office (the TE-Office, website in Finnish only) helps residents in seeking employment and in other issues related to working life. The TE-Office has a specialized unit for immigrant services. The TE-Office is located in Leppävaara at Upseerinkatu 3B, 02600 Espoo, tel. 010 60 71060 or 010 19 4452.

The   for people coming from abroad (at the Sello Library in Leppävaara) and Kivenkolo Community Center in Espoonlahti also provide help and advice to immigrants in matters relating to employment and education.

All the City of Espoo’s vacant positions can be found at  Espoo - employer.  On this site you can also search for a vacant position that interests you or submit an open job application.

The Espoo City Employment Services for Jobseekers (Työllistämispalvelut työnhakijalle, website in Finnish only) help jobseekers for whom it is difficult to find employment on their own. The majority of the clients at the City Employment Services are directed there by the TE-Office or the City Social Services.

You can find more information about work in Espoo at Info Bank in 15 different languages. Info Bank’s Work section will provide you with general information about looking for a job, an employee’s rights and obligations, financial support during unemployment and setting up a business in Finland. 

If you are an employee, an entrepreneur or a student and want to ask about Finnish social security or taxation, you can turn to the In To service point in Helsinki, run by the Social Insurance Institution of Finland (Kela) and the Finnish Tax Administration (in Finnish, English, Estonian, Russian and Swedish).