Are you looking for a job?

The Temporary Employment Office offers flexible work hours across various positions within the City of Reykjavík.

Currently, they are looking for staff for preschools as well as individuals interested in working in school and after-school activities, and social services.

How do I apply?

You can apply above for jobs through the Temporary Employment Office. You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.

Qualification requirements

What do I get?

  • A job where you manage your own work schedule
  • Opportunity to experience new work environments
  • Swim pass, fitness subsidy, and the Culture Pass
  • Connection to the job market
  • Feedback on your work

We focus on:

  • Creating an interesting and motivating work environment
  • Providing a positive experience for those interested in communication and creative work
  • Ensuring that all employees enjoy their work

Objectives of the Temporary Employment Office

The goal is to promote greater diversity in recruitment and explore new ways of staffing positions within the City of Reykjavík. Workplaces are given the opportunity to hire for temporary positions to respond to both unforeseen and anticipated absences.

The system provides flexibility for individuals who seek temporary or variable jobs and/or require significant flexibility in their work hours. This also provides individuals with the opportunity to explore new positions without committing to longer periods of time.

The Temporary Employment Office is a novel solution for the City of Reykjavík based on Nordic solutions.


For more information on the Temporary Employment Office you can contact