Since the beginning of 2013, the Municipality of Laukaa has been responsible for the rural services administration of the City of Jyväskylä through the so-called host municipality model.
The cooperation area consist of the following municipalities:
Depending on the value of the procurement, invitations to tender published by the City of Jyväskylä can be found on various electronic channels:
- HILMA Public procurement notification channel (procurements exceeding the national threshold provided by the Public Procurement Act)
- Small Purchasing Service (Small Purchases)
- The Supplier Portal
See the City of Jyväskylä's upcoming calls for tender (in Finnish)
In its procurements, the City of Jyväskylä complies with public procurement legislation and the city's own guidelines, such as the administrative regulations and the procurement guidelines.
The City of Jyväskylä's tendering services acts as a consulting expert organisation for the city service sectors, and public utility companies. In addition, it is responsible for the centralised procurement of goods and services by the City of Jyväskylä, i.e. the so-called joint procurement.
The City of Jyväskylä uses business service vouchers to promote the growth and development of companies. The business service voucher encourages growth-oriented companies to develop their business more systematically and on a larger scale, and to utilize various expert services.
The business service vouchers are intended for SMEs operating in the city area (domicile and / or office located in Jyväskylä).
Market trade is carried out in several locations in the City. Saleable products include vegetables, berries, fish, pastries and handicrafts.
The Market Square sales spots, the second-hand sales spots on Sepänaukio Square and Christmas tree sales spots are subject to a price specified annually by the City, but the spots at other sales locations do not involve a fee.
For more information, please contact:
Hannikainen Service Point
Tel. +358 14 266 0108
Address: Hannikaisenkatu 17, 1st floor
Kaupungin yleisten alueiden käyttö edellyttää kaupungin lupaa. Yleisten alueiden käytöstä peritään taksan mukaista korvausta.
Sijoitettaessa rakenteita tai laitteita kaupungin omistamalle maalle, tulee toimenpiteelle saada kaupungin sijoituspaikkalupa. Lisätietoja luvan hakemisesta ja myöntämisestä löytyy Sijoituspaikkalupa-sivulta.
The most common permits that are applied for electronically can be found at the links below:
Cafés and outdoor alcohol service terraces
Permission for placement
Street works permits
Environmental permits and supervision
Moving on in your life - guidance for persons under 30 years of age
The One-Stop Guidance Center is a place where you can get help in matters related to work, education and everyday life. Almost 40 One-Stop Guidance Centers across Finland provide information and guidance fast and based on need.
Please find us on
- Kangas is a new, ecological district near Jyväskylä city centre. The old paper mill area will turn to a home to 5 000 inhabitants and 2 100 new jobs. A number of businesses and residents have already moved into the area.
- Hippos2020 - A sports and wellness centre, Finland's largest hub for sports, exercise and professional athletics.
City of Jyväskylä recruitment services
The city organization employs more than 7,000 experts with more than 400 professional titles. The City of Jyväskylä recruits personnel for both permanent and temporary positions. The City of Jyväskylä employment services are responsible for the recruitments.
Are you relocating in Central Finland, but do not have a job yet?
The Employment and Economic Development Office (TE Office) provides information on available jobs and support you in job seeking. The TE office also organizes integration study programs, vocational training, job seeking, career and emplpyment coaching, professional and career orientation, work and training experiments and pay subsidy.
Jyväskylä offers services for new businesses and their growth
- Information on permits required for business activities and available business plots, please contact Service Point Hannikainen, phone +358 14 266 5025 or anne.heikkinen[at]jkl.fi
- Relocation services for companies and customer contacts, please contact Business Advisor International Services Tiina Järvelin, phone +358 50 308 2800 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Business marketing and stakeholder cooperation, please c
Jyväskylä a vibrant and growing city
Jyväskylä is the 3rd most popular city to move to in Finland, particularly for families with children, and has the 4th best city image in Finland overall. Jyväskylä is one of the fastest growing cities in Finland, current population being 143 000. During 2000-2014 population growth was 20 000 residents.