This Week’s Weird Jobs

The economy of the weird always provides. If you’re willing to shovel snow for 12 hours at a time, dress up like a mermaid, or “cook” PBJ sandwiches for kids, you can still have an income. Check out what else you can do in this week’s weird jobs:

1. Alaska: snow shovelers wanted

8 to 12 hours per snowfall, night and day shoveling,


2. Floating Teacher

Dynamic San Francisco Child Development Center seeking Floating Teacher to join a team of dedicated Child Care Professionals. Responsibilities include: engaging children in positive play, modeling respectful child-appropriate communication, helping children resolve conflict, working with co-teachers to design and implement activities…

Only naturally bouyant individuals need apply. Sinkers, go seek elsewhere.

3. California: FUN CASINO JOB

Now hiring responsible, detail-oriented people for FULL-TIME evening/night positions.

In the past few years, the gaming industry has exploded. Everyone is trying to find a career in one of the most interesting and exciting industries in California.

Benefits include:

Vacation Pay
Sick Pay
Life Insurance
Free Meals

With perks like that, who needs an MBA?

4. Maui: Mermaid Models WANTED!

We are currently looking for Mermaids. For Inde FILM Projects. Calendars, Posters , Web etc.

We do Modeling Trade for photos and we Pay for larger projects.

* Compensation: We do Modeling Trade for photos and we Pay for larger projects. Usually $100 for 2 hours at the beach or waterfall. 1 hour to get into costume and an hour for shooting Film or photos!

Sorry, real mermaids. Labor laws prohibit us from hiring you.

5. Austin: Cook for daycare – Learning Center

Tic-Tac-Toe Learning Center is looking for a person to cook snacks and meals for our daycare in NW Austin. Great hours for stay at home mom 9:30 – 1:00 Monday – Friday.

Must specialize in ants on a log, de-crusted PBJ sqaures, and Tang.

Happy Friday!

  • Like the ad seeking mermaid models. Reminds me of the mermaids who perform at Weeki Watchee Springs in Florida. It just goes to show you that if you keep your eyes open, some weird and wonderful job might come your way.

    Great blog. Love the comments with each ad.