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Need a job? This week's top 10 intriguing openings.

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6. Fashion club leader
Employer: Woodcraft Rangers
Wages/salary: $20 to $30 an hour
Details: Develop curriculum for teaching deconstruction, hip-hop, and urban teen wear for high school after-school program. (For more information click here.)
Location: Los Angeles (pop. 3,694,820, median family income $39,942) is the only North American city to host the summer Olympics twice.

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7. Taste panelist
Employer: Nestlé
Wages/salary: Not listed
Details: Test products for texture and flavor; must have discerning palate, be articulate, and pass two assessment stages for prospective panelists. (For more information click here.)
Location: New York City (pop. 8,008,278, median family income $41,887) has more completed skyscrapers than any city in the world except Hong Kong.

8. Artistic pet groomer
Employer: Artistic Pet Salon
Wages/salary: Not listed
Details: Use experience in pet grooming and own tools to service growing clientele. (For more information click here.)
Location: Cranston, R.I., (pop. 79,269, median family income $55,241) is the model for the fictional town “Quahog” in the Fox animated sitcom “Family Guy.”

9. Wild horse and burro specialist
Employer: US Department of the Interior – Bureau of Land Management
Wages/salary: $38,117 to $56,411
Details: Manages grazing allotments; duties associated with range management, general vegetation management, and unusual plant assemblages. (For more information click here.)
Location: Twin Falls, Idaho, (pop. 42,197, median family income $46,189) has become more multicultural in the last decade, in part due to a refugee center that has brought in residents from Bosnia, Iran, Vietnam, and Russia.

10. Experienced matchmaker
Employer: Romance Pros
Wages/salary: Base plus commission.
Details: Must be honest and ethical, make friends easily and enjoy meeting with singles face-to-face. (For more information click here.)
Location: Tampa, Fla., (pop. 303,447, median family income $40,517) was the site of the filming of “Edward Scissorhands” in 1990, which injected $4 million into the local economy.

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