Employment abounds

Living and working in Sittard-Geleen means a life in balance, with the opportunity to combine an excellent job with a relaxing living environment.

There are hundreds of job openings in the region, and historically these have been very weighted towards the biomedical and materials sectors. The nearly 4500 organizations in Sittard-Geleen employ over 50,000 people. Companies like DSM and Zuyderland are among the organizations making dynamic careers in a broad spectrum of sectors. Sittard-Geleen also has a large and thriving SME sector.

Cities like Maastricht, Heerlen, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Eindhoven, Cologne, and Venlo are all within commuting distance. On that subject, the region is also famous for its lack of traffic congestion: a dream come true for every commuter. All in all, Sittard-Geleen's outstanding location make it the ideal home base for living and working.