This week's Top 7 intriguing job openings
If you're in the market for a new 9-to-5 (and nearly 15 million of you are), you might be interested in the seven most intriguing job openings we uncovered this week. You could turn an online obsession into a real-life paycheck or get back to nature with temporary employment, among other opportunities in locations stretching from Santa Monica, Calif., to Altamonte, Fla.Skip to next paragraph
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Employer: Department of Workforce Services
Wages/salary: $750 per month.
Details: Tend flock of grazing sheep; prevent animals from wandering or becoming lost; use trained dogs to round up strays; prevent animals from eating poisonous plants. Three months experience required.
Location: Vernal, Utah, (pop. 7,714, median family income $34,453) is the birthplace of academic Gordon Gee, whose presidency at five US universities (West Virginia University, University of Colorado, twice at Ohio State University, Brown University, and Vanderbilt University) is the most of any American.
2. Ski Valet
Employer: Snake River Lodge and Spa.
Wages/salary: Not listed.
Details: Store guest’s skis, poles, snowboards and other related equipment. Provide information to guests on hotel and ski slopes. Work from mid-December 2009 through March 2010.
Location: Jackson, Wyo., (pop. 8,647, median family income $53,915) is a popular tourist destination for its proximity to Yellowstone National Park, particularly in the fall months when bugling elk and foraging bears are spotted on tourist outings.
3. Promotions Field Tech
Employer: Univision Radio
Wages/salary: Not listed
Details: Entertain a crowd in public with games, music and trivia. This position is responsible for the execution of instant wins, special events, and client remotes. The field tech must maintain vehicles stocked at all times with prize premiums. Must speak English and Spanish.
Location: Glendale, Calif., (pop. 194,973, median family income $47,633) is the burial place of pop legend Michael Jackson and one-time home to 2 Fast 2 Furious starlet Eva Mendes, who worked at Hot Dogs on a Stick at Glendale Galleria Mall before breaking into the film industry.