This week's Top 8 intriguing job offers


Whether you'd like to limit damage from future earthquakes, pack parachutes while the Blue Angels roar overhead, or play Cinderella at children's birthday parties, this week's list of intriguing job offers has something for you.

1. Earthquake Manager
Employer: Verisk Analytics
Wages/salary: Not listed.
Details: Design, implement, and validate commercial earthquake models, define model requirements, and participate in hazard assessment and modeling.
Location: Boston (pop. 600,980, median family income $54,463) is home to the oldest park in the United States, the Boston Common.

2. Style Ninja
Employer: Bonobos, Inc.
Wages/salary: Not listed.
Details: Seeking those with 2-5 years sales experience to help design and run Bonobos’ “Fit Lab” showroom. Ninjas will also offer style advice to customers in person, by phone, and through online chat.
Location: New York (pop. 8,246,310, median family income $52,913) is home to one of the world’s longest streets. Broadway, originating in lower Manhattan and terminating Champlain, N.Y. [Editor's note: The sentence was corrected to reflect the full length of Route 9.]

3. Parachute Rigger
Employer: US Army
Wages/salary: Not listed.
Details: Primarily responsible for repairing textile and canvas items, webbed equipment, and clothing. Rig supplies, equipment, and vehicles for airdrop.
Location: Pensacola, Fla., (pop. 53,949, median family income $54,281) is home to the high-flying Blue Angels, a Navy flight demonstration squadron.

4. National Security Gaming Action Officer
Employer: BAE Systems
Wages/salary: Not listed.
Details: Coordinating with other government agencies, developing and delivering program briefs, and planning, preparing, and executing conferences and war-game workshops. Serve as support staff during the execution of a game/exercise.
Location: McLean, Va., (pop. 40,457, median family income $181,773) is named after John Roll McLean, a former publisher and owner of the Washington Post.

5. Boar Stud Manager
Employer: Not listed.
Wages/salary: $28,000-$32,000.
Details: Oversee the care and collection of boars while managing lab and barn personnel. Night shift required at a new facility in a beautiful rural community. Minimum of two years Boar Stud Management experience preferred.
Location: Several locations in Illinois.

6. Test Security Specialist
Employer: Educational Testing Services
Wages/salary: Not listed.
Details: Identify and conduct investigations into testing irregularities. Document investigative actions, prepare documentary files by determining information relevant to each case, and recommend course of action to ETS Board of Review.
Location: Ewing, N.J., (pop. 37,581, median family income $81,714) is home to “The Office” writer Michael Schur, who makes infrequent cameo appearances in the show as a beat farmer.

7. Princess Performer
Employer: My Perfect Princess Party
Wages/salary: $50 per party.
Details: Play Cinderella at children's birthday parties. Applicants need a beautiful singing voice, knowledge of the Princess stories and movies, access to a car, and valid driver's license.
Location: London, Ontario, (pop. 352,395, median family income $67,018) is the birthplace of Guy Lombardo, whose big band rendition of “Auld Lang Syne” is still played on New Year’s Eve in New York City.

8. Ice Cream Truck Driver
Employer: Frosty Treats
Wages/salary: Not listed
Details: Immediate openings.
Location: Rochester, Ill., (pop. 2,893, median family income $73,191) is home to the Samuel H. Stevens Old Stone House, which the Rochester Historical Society maintains was litigated over by Abraham Lincoln when the 16th president was a local lawyer.


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