The Most Unusual Real Jobs From Career Builder-Dot-Com -Dave’s Diary
With Summer about to start winding down a lot of people with part time jobs will be heading back to school or starting over looking for work.
Of course Summer jobs are often not the jobs we might want to do for a career but they do introduce us to the world of work.
It’s not easy to find a job these days so you may be inclined to take an “unusual” job just to have work.
Career.Builder.com asked more than 2,450 workers to share the most interesting or unconventional jobs they held during their careers.
- Actor for haunted house
- Bingo announcer
- Rodeo clown
- Drawbridge tender
- Eye glass buffer
- Fingerprint analyzer
- Glass sculptor
- Hot rod builder
- Interpreter for government agency
- Jelly doughnut filler
- Karate instructor
- Lifeguard at nude beach
- Military role player (played Iraqi citizen for military sensitivity training)
- Note taker for college students
- Ocean scuba guide
- Phone psychic
- Quiz writer for competitions
- Rescue squad for pets
- Stand-in bridesmaid (for weddings where the bride didn’t know enough people)
- Telemarketer for a cemetery
- Urinalysis observer
- Voice-over specialist for movies
- Window washer for skyscrapers
- X-mas tree decorator
- Youth boot camp instructor for juvenile offenders
- Zoo artificial inseminator