Grums is a municipality bordering Lake Vänern in the heart of Värmland. Around 9,000 persons live here, in or around the population centres Grums, Borgvik, Värmskog, Slottsbron, Segmon and Liljedal.


Två personer tar en promenad i Grums​​


There are all kinds of housing in the municipality. The municipal housing company is called Grums Hyresbostäder AB. You can read more about moving to Grums on our website.

Language groups in the locality

Finnish, Thai, Arabic, Persian, Spanish, Somali and Romani.

What is available in the immediate area

There is a citizens’ office, library, food shops, employment service, pharmacy, medical centres and dental care. There are also churches, banks, sports pitches, indoor swimming pool/sports hall, recycling centre, slalom slope, ice rink and much more. In the neighbouring municipality of Karlstad, there is an IKEA and Myrorna’s second-hand shop Gengåvan.

Pojke i simbassäng


There are nursery schools and after-school clubs in different parts of the municipality. Växtriket in Grums has parents’ groups, open nursery school, a baby café and other activities.

Comprehensive and upper secondary schools

There are municipal comprehensive schools in Grums (pre-school–year 3) (years 4–9), Slottsbron (pre-school–year 3) and Skruvstad (pre-school–year 3). There are independent schools in Borgvik (pre-school–year 6) and Värmskog (pre-school–year 6). Upper secondary schools are available in Karlstad municipality.

Education opportunities

In or close to Grums there is Swedish for Immigrants, adult comprensive education and special comprehensive education for adults, occupational further education and Karlstad university available.

Man lyssnar på musik och läser tidning

Health and medical care

There is Grums medical centre (run by Värmland county council) offering an ante-natal clinic and child healthcare clinic. There is also Grums’ new medical centre Legevisitten, public dental care and a private dental clinic.

Interpreter assistance

If you do not speak or understand Swedish, you are entitled to help from an interpreter of your language when contacting public authorities, the municipality or healthcare. Read more on Tolkcentralen in Karlstad.

Public transport

There is both a bus and a train station, from which you can travel by SJ (trains), Värmlandstrafik (county buses), Swebus, and Karlstadsbuss (town buses for Karlstad). In Karlstad there is also Karlstad airport.

Work and entrepreneurship

Within the municipality, or within commuting distance, there are several smaller and larger employers. Examples are BillerudKorsnäs Gruvöns mill, Grums municipality, Stora Enso, Värmlands county council, Värmland county administrative board, Karlstad municipality, Karlstads university, Värmlandstrafik, Karlstadbuss, Lilleruds agricultural college, Moelven, Löfbergs Lila, IKEA and Bergvik shopping centre.

Vacant jobs

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

Write in any word to filter the list
Job headingProfession
IT Specialist , Mill IT Wood Products , Operations Northern Europe IT-strateg
Aktiva assistenter sökes till yngre kille Personlig assistent
Personlig Assistent sökes Personlig assistent
Sommarjobb på OKQ8 Grums Bensinstationsbiträde/Servicebiträde
Processoperatörer till Lut & Ånga Sodahusoperatör
Är du vår nya Underhållsingenjör på Lut / Ånga / Renseri Serviceingenjör, maskin
Automationselektriker Automationselektriker
Mekaniker Underhållsmekaniker
Verkstadsmekaniker Underhållsmekaniker
Personliga assistenter sökes till en rullstolsburen man boende i Säffle! Personlig assistent
Slipare Maskinoperatör, gummiindustri
Truckförare sökes omgående! Truckförare
Bibliotekarie Bibliotekarie
Förskollärare Lärare i förskola/Förskollärare
Utvecklande administratör Läkarsekreterare/Vårdadmin/Medicinsk sekreterare
Spel / kassatjänst ICA Klingan Butikssäljare/Medarbetare, dagligvaror
Psykiatrisjuksköterska Sjuksköterska, psykiatrisk vård
Vålbergs vårdcentral söker vårdadministratör (sommarvik) Läkarsekreterare/Vårdadmin/Medicinsk sekreterare
Sommarvik. Brevbärare , Grums Brevbärare
Behandlingsassistent timvikarie & semestervikarier , Humana Häggvik HVB Behandlingsassistent/Socialpedagog

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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.

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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 9000

Size by area

386 km2

Distance to larger towns

Karlstad 25 km

Oslo 205 km

Göteborg 220 km

Stockholm 330 km

Municipality’s website

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