This Week’s Weird Jobs


In a difficult market, it pays to have a variety of skills. But, as this week’s weird jobs prove, some skills simply do not mesh. For example, a drill sergeant would not make a good Director of First Impressions, or psycho social rehab worker…

1. San Diego: odd jobs in La Jolla

Senior is looking for a teenager, student or other to help with various household tasks like Loading and Unloading the car..Must live in La Jolla . Must be dog friendly.

* Compensation: $5 min per job or $15 per hour whichever is less

I’m not a miser, I swear. I’m just a senior who hasn’t adjusted for inflation.

2. San Diego: Director of First Impressions

Searching for a professional, motivated, personable, energetic and organized individual for “Director of First Impressions” at our health and wellness center. The individual should have at least 1 year experience working as a receptionist.

Outgoing, pleasant personality
Must be detail oriented with dynamic personality
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Team player who can work both independently and interdependently

This job posting instantly turned a run-of-the-mill receptionist into a director. Now that is good spin.

3. San Diego: Sign Spinners Needed

Seeking Enthusiastic, Friendly, Energetic Sign Spinners. Must be willing to have fun and smile while working!
Our Locations are open 7 Days a week Flexible hours can be available.

* Compensation: $ 8.00 Per Hour Paid Daily

Must be willing to smile while working…but none of your colleagues do, so what we’re really asking for are strong wrists and the ability to look like a tool.

4. Las Vegas: Drill Sgt.

Prior Service Soldiers needed to fill Reserve Drill Sgt positions in Las Vegas, NV.

We will select winning applicants on the basis of their ability to scare our pants off.

5. Las Vegas: Psycho Social Rehabilitation Worker Needed

Staff will primarily focus on rehabilitative mental health services that target the specific behaviors of our clientele, which may include: behavioral management and counseling; conflict and anger management; interpersonal skills development; interventions with schools and social service systems.

May not have been arrested, charged, or convicted of a crime within the last 5 years

Must be adept at stalking, crank calling, and slashing tires.

Happy Friday!

Written by Drea Knufken

Currently, I create and execute content- and PR strategies for clients, including thought leadership and messaging. I also ghostwrite and produce press releases, white papers, case studies and other collateral.