Iceland does not apply any restrictions on the access to its labor market by citizens of other EEA countries including the new EU member countries. If you're from the European Union or an EEA country, you will not need a work permit in Iceland and should officially register your plans to relocate to Iceland for further assistance.
All others should check with their local Icelandic embassies for work visa requirements first.
Jobs in Iceland aren't very hard to come by if you're a good, helpful worker. If you're already in Iceland, take a look at local newspapers or simply ask around. Another - easier - option to find jobs in Iceland is to look at local job websites. The following are very popular English sites with Icelandic job listings:Icelandic, your selection of jobs in Iceland increases tenfold. Take a look at these job sites: