Job Offer: Youth & Leisure Representative

Mýrdalshreppur is looking for an enthusiastic and creative person to take care of youth and leisure issues within the municipality.

Employment rate is 60-100%, or by further agreement.

The purpose of the job is to professionally oversee the municipality's youth and sports activities in cooperation with the parties involved.

Goals and missions:

  • Project work and strategic planning related to youth and leisure matters
  • Close work with the Family, Leisure and Culture Council and other councils, as appropriate
  • Management of the OZ community center 
  • As a municipality's liaison with social organizations that have organized youth and leisure activities
  • Working in collaboration with schools and others who relate to young people
  • As a contact person and coordinator for the Heilsueflandi samfélag
  • Participation in events organized by the municipality
  • Other tasks assigned by the mayor


Qualification requirements:

  • Formal Education that could be useful to the work
  • Experience in youth and leisure activities
  • Icelandic language skills are valued
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Interest in welfare and health promotion
  • Initiative, positivity and diligence
  • Wages are according to collective agreements of the Union of Icelandic Municipalities and the respective trade union.
  • A clean criminal record is a requirement for employment.


Applicants of all genders are encouraged to apply. The position is available in January 2023 or by further agreement.

For more information, please contact Einar Freyr Elínarson, mayor, by email at or by phone at 487-1210.

Applications must be submitted electronically to the email address and the application deadline is January 5, 2023.