Jobs in many industries
There are jobs in the Northeast region in many industries. It’s easy to think that in internationally known tourism area only employ people in the tourism industry, but in addition to that, big employers include e.g. wood and forestry industry, construction and social and health sector. Get to know the industries on this page.
Social welfare and healthcare sector
Quality Services Are a Pull Factor
The social welfare and healthcare sector is a major employer in the Kuusamo, Posio and Taivalkoski area. If you dream of versatile all-round work in small and agile units, this area is the perfect place for you. So, come along and help make the region’s high-quality services possible!
Forest and Wood Industries, the Primary Sector
Work from Forest to Factory
The journey of the northern wood starts from the sustainably managed forests and continues towards various uses here in Finland and around the world. The forests have an impact on the lives of the local people in many ways, bringing about both prosperity and trade. We are proud of our forests and want to take good care of them. Therefore, we in the forest and wood industry work in a professional way, using modern methods while respecting traditions at the same time. (Source: Northern Forest & Wood Association)
Be a Part of the Experience
Tourism Industry – that’s where they make memorable moments and highlights! The Kuusamo, Posio and Taivalkoski area is a significant tourist destination and therefore also a major employer of people in the region. Here you have the chance to become a part of the heartbeat of the international tourism scene or to find your own place in the heart of the wilderness.
Construction, Metal Industry and Manufacturing
From Us to the World
Did you know that one of the largest welding workshops in Finland is located in Taivalkoski? There is a lot of construction going in the North, and investments are made at a steady pace. Therefore, there are plenty of jobs also in the Kuusamo, Posio, Taivalkoski region for e.g. welders, carpenters and HVAC/PHC professionals.
Creativity from Nature
For decades, the nature of the Kuusamo, Posio, Taivalkoski region has been a source of inspiration for artists. Kuusamo is known for photographer Hannu Hautala, and in Posio, ceramic artist and designer Anu Pentik has created one of Finland’s most loved interior design houses. Taivalkoski has been put on the Finnish map through the works of author Kalle Päätalo. Thanks to these pioneers, there is a strong tradition of creative industries that is also a source of a wide variety of different job opportunities.