In addition to the Office of the Mayor, administrative oversight of the Municipality is divided into four departments: municipal general manager, central administration, social welfare, and technical. In addition, there is the legal office, the business development office, the fire marshall and the harbour master.
The technical department comprises the offices of the city architect, the public works engineer and the manager of the municipal refuse incinerator. The social welfare administration includes the social services department and the offices responsible for culture, children and youth. The central administration oversees the Snarskivan, as well as the human resources department, the finance department and the information and telecommunications technology department.
Mayor: Heðin Mortensen
City Manager: Ingibjørg Berg
Technical Manager: Mikael Viderø
Administration Manager: Ingunn Eiriksdóttir
Welfare Manager: Jóan Petur Hentze