Information about the website is a website maintained by (from 1.10.2018) the Finnish Government's Shared Services Centre for Finance and HR (Palkeet). It aims to provide information about the Government as an employer and about applying for Government jobs. Candidates can also use the website to submit their applications to vacancies offered by the Government.  Notice that for questions relevant to individual recruitment, the applicant is advised to contact the recruiting agency.

The website was released in spring 2015, and it is being continuously updated and completed.

The information content of the website and the recruitment services for applicants for vacancies is the responsibility of the Finnish Government's Shared Services Centre for Finance and HR (Palkeet). The contact details are on the right-hand side of this page. 

Site structure in short

  • The home page shows six new vacancies, links to the application page, new and closing applications, and the total number of vacant positions in the Government.There are also other links on the homepage to the recruitment service. Items of the latest news and forthcoming events are also listed on the homepage. In the carousel on the right-hand side of the homepage, a number of employees and employers introduce themselves.
  • The job application page is given under Vacancies.The menu on the left can be used to filter your search results. Your choices immediately filter the number of search results that are displayed at the top of the search results page.
  • All news and events are published in the Current items section.
  • The Working for the Government section contains information about common features of Government jobs,  including values and the conditions of employment. It also provides some key figures describing the personnel and FAQs.
  • In the Employers and Employees section, various government agencies can introduce themselves as employers as well as present some of their employees and describe their duties. The employers have been grouped by branches of administration. For those agencies that have as yet not prepared an introduction, a link to the organisation search on the website is included. Each agency is responsible for keeping their own information up to date.
  • The Get to know the employees section has a list of all employees introduced on the site in an alphabetical order.
  • The Get to know the employers section has a list of all employers introduced on the site in an alphabetical order.

Recruitment service

The site provides a homepage for a recruitment service administrated by Palkeet. This service shows all the vacancies on the homepage, on the Vacancies application page and embedded in each employer's introductory page. The links to the service (Submit an open application, Set up a job search alert, Log in to Applications, I already work for the Government and Applicant's instructions) can be found on the homepage. 

Feedback, language versions

A link to the different language versions is shown at the top of each page, whereas a feedback form can be found at the bottom of the page.

  • You can use the form in the Feedback section to submit feedback on the site, ask questions or suggest changes.
  • The website is available in Finnish and Swedish, and some sections also in English. However, the contents of the pages in different languages are not identical, and not all up-to-date information is provided in all languages.

Technical requirements

  • To use the site, the recommended versions of the most common browsers are Internet Explorer 11.0 or 10.0, Firefox 52.0 and Chrome 62.0 or later. The latest versions of mobile devices are recommended.
  • To read pdf documents, you need Adobe Acrobat Reader, which you can download from
  • The videos featured on the website are Flash files, and a program that supports this file format is needed to view them.
  • The internal links of the website open in the same browser window, while links that take you outside the website open in a new window.
  • A link to a printer friendly version of the page is shown at the bottom of each page. Click on this link to open a new browser window where you can print the page without the navigation menus.
  • The date of the most recent page update is shown at the bottom of the page.
  • There are no short cuts.

Providing links to the site, legal disclaimer and copyrights

You can freely set up links to the site and use the information it offers, as long as you cite the source of the information and the date. An exception to this are drawings, images and logos used on the website, which may not be saved on a hard disk or other storage medium, used in an information network or copied without the written permission of the copyright holders.

Under the Copyright Act (A:8.7.1961, SK:404/1961) and its later amendments, copyrights to the material published on the website belong to Palkeet or other information producers stated in the document (in the Employers and Employees section, the organisation in question). When the copyrights to a photograph belong to the photographer, this is indicated beside the photo.

Palkeet accepts no responsibility for any costs or losses incurred as a result of any errors in the website contents. Neither shall Palkeet be held liable for any damage due to a technical disruption or material linked to the site that has been published by third parties.

In order to develop the site, statistical data is collected on its use. The website uses cookies to keep track of visitor and visit numbers. The number of visitors, the visitor's country, the duration of the visit and the browser used are recorded.

Published 2014-11-12 at 16:34, updated 2021-03-15 at 10:36

Contact details:


Finnish Government shared service centre for finance and HR
- telephone: +358 29 556 2000

Contact information for the Jobseeker Service:
- e-mail: hakijapalvelu(at)
- telephone: +358 29 556 4020

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Questions relevant to individual recruitments

In questions relevant to individual recruitments, You should contact the recruiting agency.