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The City of Helsinki is Finland's largest employer

The City of Helsinki is Finland’s largest employer with around 38,000 employees. These professionals and experts of various fields work in four divisions and in the central administration.

The Social Services and Health Care Division provides social and health care services. The Education Division provides early childhood, post-secondary, and adult education for the residents. The City Environment Division is responsible for land use planning, construction, area maintenance, real estate matters, housing production and the environment. The Rescue Department is responsible for the fire and rescue tasks and the City Transport Division is responsible for public transport. The Culture and Leisure Division provides culture, sports, music, library, museum, art and youth services. Helsinki Zoo is not just a zoo, but also focuses on things such as protecting endangered species.

At the City, there are around 2,000 job titles. The City employs engineers, doctors, biologists, lawyers and planners. The most common jobs are in social services, health care and early childhood education.

The sheer size of the City and the extent of the divisions of employment give City personnel versatile, interesting and socially responsible jobs, opportunities for training and development on the job, skilled colleagues, flexible working hours, occupational health and sports services, and many other competitive personnel benefits.

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