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Working at the Municipality of Heerlen

Working at the municipality

Heerlen is a city with guts. In Heerlen, we are go-getters and make things happen that others would not think possible. We work with determination and conviction on large and exciting tasks that make our city future-proof. Do you choose Heerlen?

Together with more than 1,000 colleagues, we work on a sustainable, livable city and organization. We are an organization with clear goals in mind: on the basis of openness and trust, working together efficiently on a future-proof Heerlen. A way of working where collegiality, creativity and curiosity match our tasks. An organization where the wishes, ideas and thoughts of residents and entrepreneurs are central to our actions.

We offer you

Will you help build Heerlen? Then you'll get something in return. And not just in the form of a salary. In addition to a pleasant workplace and attractive terms of employment, we also offer our employees many extras to keep them vital, fit and healthy. Read what extras we offer on the terms of employment page. 


  • Debt Assistance Counselor

    Do you want to operate within a broad network? Do you want to help residents and/or (former) entrepreneurs get their lives back on track? Do you focus on the needs of the resident and can you offer customized assistance? Then perhaps the position of debt assistance consultant is something for you!

  • Debt assistance process supervisor

    Are you an experienced debt relief worker who enjoys dynamics and variety? Do you have excellent coaching skills and do you think in terms of possibilities instead of problems? Do you understand the Municipal Debt Relief Act (Wgs) and everything that comes with it? Then this position is for you!

  • Social Domain Contract Manager

    Do you have experience in policy areas of high social and administrative interest, especially within the Social Domain? Do you get energy from complex challenges? Do you enjoy working with partners on major tasks within and for our city? Then apply before August 16, 2024.

  • Payroll clerk

    Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves? Can you handle hectic and peak workloads well? Are you a payroll administrator with experience of municipal salaries, including WNRA regulations and the collective bargaining agreement for municipalities? Then we are looking for you! Please respond no later than July 19, 2024.

  • Advisor People & Organization

    Do you enjoy working on different aspects of the People & Organization field and achieving results? Do you connect naturally, both within the M&O team and the organization? Are you creative, people-oriented and can you advise convincingly? Then perhaps the position of Advisor People & Organization is something for you! Respond before July 17!

  • Internship Opportunities

    The Municipality of Heerlen offers opportunities for students in the form of internships. Are you looking for an internship? Maybe we can help you!

We are looking for you!