Explore the job opportunities in Varde Municipality

In Varde Municipality, you will find a diverse business environment. With 21,900 jobs and high demand for labor among our local companies, there are lots of opportunities, whether you are an academic, skilled worker, or interested in working in production.

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72 percent of the jobs in Varde Municipality can be found within the private sector, particularly in the tourism, manufacturing, agriculture, and defense industries. With short distances to larger cities such as Esbjerg, Billund, and Ringkøbing-Skjern, you essentially have the whole of Western Jutland as your workplace.

Working Hours

In Denmark, the standard working week is 37 hours.

Vacation and Illness

As an employee in Denmark, you are entitled to a minimum of 5 weeks of vacation. In addition, you are entitled to sick pay at most workplaces.

Social Safety Net

In Denmark, we have a strong social and economic safety net for the unemployed, including unemployment insurance funds, active labor market policies, and opportunities for lifelong education.


It is possible to learn Danish by taking language lessons. Danish language lessons are free and offered to all newly arrived foreigners 18 years or older. This education also includes knowledge about Danish culture, society, and the labor market. As a general rule, you are entitled to Danish language lessons during your first five years of living in Denmark.

Parental Leave

In Denmark, parents are entitled to a total of 48 weeks of parental leave. These 48 weeks are typically divided equally between the two parents, but they can also be distributed differently. Two of the weeks must be used in connection with the birth itself. In addition, mothers are entitled to four weeks of leave before giving birth, including maternity allowance.

Recognition of Foreign Education

If you have an education from a foreign country, it may be a good idea to apply for recognition of your educational qualifications. This recognition is a brief statement of how your foreign qualifications correspond to Danish standards. It is free to obtain, and you will normally receive your recognition one or two months after submitting your application. You also have the opportunity to further develop your skills through education.

Available jobs in the area: workindenmark.dk

Need help?

Do you need a job for your partner? Are you wondering which opportunities there may be for you? Our newcomer service team, Nadia and Christine, are always happy to help you. Do not hesitate to contact us and we will get in touch by phone or set up a virtual or physical meeting.