Filipstad has the personal charm of a small municipality, and offers you great opportunities. Here you can find attractive housing, education at all levels and a business sector that is looking forwards. You will be close to work, schools, leisure activities and nature, and also enjoy a good range of culture and events.



Are you looking for housing in Filipstad? You can find vacant housing on Filipstadsbostäder’s website. The municipality’s website lists other housing companies and estate agents.

Staty av Nils Ferlin som sitter på bänk vid vattendrag 

Language groups in the locality

There are lots of different language groups represented in Filipstad municipality, among them Somali, Syrian, Dutch, etc

Associations and organisations

There are plenty of sports and exercise facilties around the municipality, for example Kalhyttan open-air centre with one of Sweden’s most up-to-date artificial snow facilities and footpaths in beautiful surroundings. Read about all types of associations on the municipality’s website.

Publik som klappar händerna på ett torg 

What is available in the immediate area

Filipstad municipality has food shops, traditional open-air market, restaurants serving Swedish classics and food from other cultures, cafés, clothes shops and second-hand shops. There is also a library, employment service, pharmacy and lots of different shops.

Personer fikar på Café Husets uteservering 


If you are working, studying, looking for work, on parental leave or if you child has special needs you will be offered nursery school or a family day nursery.

Comprehensive and upper secondary schools

Filipstad’s eight comprehensive schools are doing their best to achieve good results based on the child’s own ability. There is also an upper secondary school.

Education opportunities

There is a learning centre, where you can study various further education and distance learning courses. There is also Swedish for Immigrants and adult education. Filipstad has two further education institutions – Bergsskolan and Gammelkroppa forestry school.

Health and medical care

Filipstad has two medical centres and a family centre, offering a child healthcare clinic and youth clinic. There are also a number of dental clinics in the municipality.

Interpreter assistance

Interpreters are engaged as necessary.

Public transport

The yellow buses of Värmlandstrafik drive you around the municipality and the rest of Värmland.

Work and entrepreneurship

Filipstad municipality is the largest employer, with around 1,100 full-time employees within lots of different professional categories. There are also large factories, such as Barilla and OLW.

Vacant jobs

Here you can see jobs that are vacant right now in the municipality and the surrounding area.

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Job headingProfession
Klinikadministratör , folktandvården Filipstad / Lesjöfors Tandsköterska
Tandsköterskor , folktandvården Filipstad / Lesjöfors Tandsköterska
Är du Viasats nästa toppsäljare? Hemförsäljare
Sommarjobb på Orkla i Filipstad Maskinställare
Elevhälsochef till Filipstads kommun Enhetschef, hälso- och sjukvård
pizzabagere sökes omgående Pizzabagare
Undersköterska Åhrlundsgården Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Fysioterapeut , primärvårdsrehabiliteringen Filipstad Fysioterapeut/Sjukgymnast
Sjuksköterskor med erfarenhet från IVA Intensivvårdssjuksköterska
Sommarjobb kolloledare / socionom sökes till Akka äventyrskollo Socionom
Undersköterska Åhrlundsgården / Hemtjänsten Nykroppa Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Sommarjobb på OKQ8 Filipstad Bensinstationsbiträde/Servicebiträde
Undersköterska Åhrlundsgården Nykroppa Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Undersköterska till Tallhöjden Filipstad Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Undersköterska , vårdcentralen Filipstad Undersköterska, vård- o specialavd. o mottagning
Vikariat Sv / SvA - lärare åk 6 - 9 Stålvallaskolan , Lesjöfors Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 7-9
Vi söker en skiftchef till Filipstad Arbetsledare, maskintillv.-verkstadsprodukter
Vårdare till Daglig verksamhet 100% Vårdare/Arbetshandledare/Boendestödjare
Filipstads kommun söker pedagoger! Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 4-6
Förskollärare Lärare i förskola/Förskollärare

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Service map

Here you can see which services are available in the municipality. You can also use the search field in the map to find and mark a location, for example a residential address.

Choose what should be displayed on the map

There may be more jobs avaible

Some job ads lacks an address to the workplace and will not be displayed on the map, but can be found under the tab "Vacant jobs".


Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

ca 10 600

Size by area

1545 km2

Distance to larger towns

Karlstad 60 km

Stockholm 300 km

Göteborg 300 km

Oslo 300 km

Municipality’s website

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