Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry as a workplace
Typical job descriptions
The majority of the Ministry’s staff work in expert duties. Besides these, there are superior officials and assisting staff at different levels.
The Ministry’s duties relate to legislative preparation, steering of the administrative branch and EU and international cooperation. Expert duties require diverse knowledge and good cooperation skills.
The Ministry is the main actor in the EU’s common agricultural policy and preparation and implementation of the related legislation in Finland. The EU and international perspectives are also important in food safety, fisheries policy and forestry.
Most of the Ministry’s staff hold a higher academic degree. Typical fields of science include agriculture and forestry, law and administration and veterinary science.