Unemployed? This week's Top 8 job offers.

A look at this week's Top 8 intriguing job offers.


If you've got an eye for baseball talent or missile design, this week's top job offers may be of service. If you're willing to work for $1.10 an hour, look no further than Twitter. This week's most intriguing jobs can be found in Northfield, Minn., and Lubbock, Texas, and plenty of places in-between.

1. Curator
Employer: Silent Wings Museum
Wages/salary: $30,680 per year
Details: Researches, organizes, and implements a variety of World War II Glider Pilot Aviation and wartime history related to programs. Assists Museum Manager with fundraising and grants management for World War II Glider Pilot, aviation, and other educational programs.
Location: Lubbock, Texas, (pop. 220,483, median family income $54,560) was the largest “dry” city in the country until 1972.

2. Baseball General Manager
Employer: Beckley Baseball
Wages/salary: $32,000 plus commission
Details: West Virginia Collegiate Wooden Bat Baseball team is seeking a full-time general manager to take over baseball operations at Linda K. Epling stadium. Need sports management degree and one year’s relevant experience.
Location: Beckley, W. Va., (pop. 17,254, median family income $38,110) was home to the Beckley Knights, Miners, and Bengals, minor league baseball teams, from 1931-1938.

3. Missile Craftsmen
Employer: Lockheed Martin
Wages/salary: Not listed.
Details: Under the guidance of higher level personnel, perform tasks associated with the assembly, disassembly, modification, repair, checkout and movement of all types and configurations of new and fleet return Trident II missiles. Strong safety mindset and secret security clearance required.
Location: Silverdale, Wash., (pop. 15,816, median family income $54,538), home of an annual rubber duck race.

4. Skateboard Instructor
Employer: Oasis Children
Wages/salary: Not listed.
Details: Plan skateboarding lessons, lead groups of up to 15 children, participate in daily operations of camp, from morning pep rallies to special events.
Location: New York (pop. 8,308,163, median family income $55,492) is where the first ticker-tape parade was held as a spontaneous celebration of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty in October 1886.

5. Fish and Wildlife Technician
Employer: State of Oregon
Wages/salary: $2,380-$3,383 per month
Details: Trap deer, turkeys, waterfowl, and bear. Collect blood and other tissue samples, ear tag and radio mark animals as directed. Perform wildlife habitat-management work necessary to carry out farming and forage enhancement operations on public and private lands.
Location: Roseburg, Ore., (pop. 22,003, median family income $49,508) is where Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro Safety Troy Polamalu attended high school.

6. Ice Arena Shift Leader
Employer: Northfield Municipal Government
Wages/salary: $11.50-$13.50 per hour
Details: Provide assistance and direction to arena staff, customer service, monitoring ice utilization, ice resurfacing, skate sharpening, zamboni operation, light maintenance, building security. Must be at least 18 years of age or older. Previous supervisory, equipment operation, customer service and/or ice arena experience desired.
Location: Northfield, Minn., (pop. 17,147, median family income $61,055) is home to St. Olaf’s College, which produced two Rhodes scholars in 2007.

7. Twitter Writer
Employer: Not listed
Wages/salary: $1.10 per hour
Details: Writing tweets based on articles found on the Internet regarding specific products. Writer will compose tweets, attach the link, and submit it to a database.
Location: Virtual.

8. College Bookstore Manager
Employer: Ambassador College Bookstores
Wages/salary: Not listed.
Details: Maintain high levels of customer service even during peak times of distribution. Accountable for the receiving and control of entire store inventory. Required to work extended hours during school-term starts.
Location: College Park, Md., (pop. 27,455, median family income $82,009) is home to the University of Maryland Terrapins, whose athletic slogan is “Fear the turtle.”
David Grant is a Monitor contributor. Get all the business news that's sweet to tweet @CSMecon.

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