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3. Freelance gold designer
Wages/salary: $30 to $45 an hour
Details: Bachelor’s degree and minimum of three years of fine jewelry design experience required. (For more information click here.)
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Employer: Not listed
Wages/salary: Not listed.
Details: Must be able to lift 30 pounds, stand, and bend in loud environment. (For more information click here.)
Location: Fort Smith, Ark., (pop. 85,716, median family income $ 45,466) is the second biggest city in the state.
5. Insect production worker
Employer: USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Wages/salary: $14 to $16 an hour
Details: Place insect food and eggs into larval rearing containers; collect emerging adults from emergence traps; chill and measure desired numbers of insects for culture maintenance and shipment of irradiated adults. (For more information click here.)
Location: Edinburg, Texas (pop. 48,465, median family income $30,634) has 40 acres of wetlands and boasts of some of the best bird-watching in the US.
6. Soy data analyst
Wages/salary: Not listed
Details: Work under direction of Soybean Data Manager; periods of intense work at critical times of year (planting, pollinating, and harvesting). (For more information click here.)
Location: Clinton, Ill., (pop. 7,485, median family income $48,024) is in DeWitt County and is named for DeWitt Clinton, a 19th century governor of New York.
7. Tire buster
Employer: Not listed.
Wages/salary: $9 to $12 an hour
Details: Bust tires, assist mechanics; must be able to lift 50 pounds; bilingual English and Spanish preferred. (For more information click here.)
Location: Salt Lake City (pop. 181,743, median family income $45,140) was originally “Great Salt Lake City.” It was shortened in 1868.
8. Hog buyer
Employer: Southern Minnesota-based company
Details: Must have hog production experience and know appropriate hog handling. (For more information click here.)
Location: Not listed.
– For last week’s offbeat listings click here.