Summer job 2022

We are the region's largest tourist attraction and have a number of full-time and part-time employees during the season. The 2022 season starts on May 21 and lasts until September 25. We need flexible, responsible and service-minded employees in a number of positions.


Vacancy - Department Manager Bødtkerkroa:

We have a vacancy as department manager in Bødtkerkroa at Værket. Bødtkerkroa is idyllically located in the heart of Blaafarveværket. Thousands of guests are served here
every summer and in the run-up to Christmas. Click here and read more about the position and desired qualifications.

Other vacancies:

  • Shop staff for our 5 museum and souvenir shops
  • Café staff in our 4 cafes (sales, serving simple food preparation and cleaning)
  • Exhibition staff (ticket sales, security and shop work) Click here for specified job description.
  • Guides both in the Cobalt Mines and at Blaafarveværket (also English and German)
  • Tourist information (guide, ticket sales, telephone / switchboard)
  • Cleaning of museum areas and public facilities
  • Barnas Bondegård (Care of animals, cleaning, service-oriented towards visitors)
  • The outdoor section (maintenance of outdoor areas etc.)

Requirements for applicant and application:

  • Must be 16 years of age or older. Applicants over the age of 18 will be given priority. We have no upper age limit
  • You have to speak Scandinavian.
  • Tell us when you can work and what you are interested in working on of what we offer.
  • Tell us a little about yourself, your experience and why you want to work with us.

We can offer a varied working day in a pleasant environment. We are helpful in finding accommodation and can offer dormitories in our own houses.

Application with CV sent to or by post: Blaafarveværket, Magnesittbakken 25, 3370 Vikersund.

Application deadline 23 January 2022

The applications will be processed continuously and everyone will receive feedback.
Questions can be directed to Camilla Løchen (, tel. 32 77 88 00.

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See also

Worker’s House No. 9

Children's farm

Children’s Bouldering Cave

Children's Mine Tour


The Blue Shop

The director's residence Nyfossum

The Smeltery

Mining shop with tourist information

The Miner's Inn

The mining museums

Mining safari

Cultural Trail around Haugfossen waterfall

Historical mining tour

Ida Lorentzen Museum

Jakten på kobolten – jubileumstur

The Kittelsen Museum

The General Store

Madame Reiff's shop

Museum Shop

Lower Colour Mill

The North Mines Trail

Cultural Trail around Nymoen

Nymoen School

The Storehouse Shop

South Mines Trail

Thranestua Café

Tourist Information