Very unusual careers!
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- Are you able to do gross or disgusting work?
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- odd, but interesting!
- gross and gruesome!
- or just plain - unusual!
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A Bodyguard (Close Protection Officer) is a specialised security man or woman who protects a person/s. People who need protection – usually include celebrities, wealthy or politically important figures.
A Cow Inseminator is a trained person who artificially inseminates a cow for breeding purposes. Artificial Insemination (AI) is extremely common in dairy farming. Artificial Insemination can also happen in other animal species. It’s even used on endangered wildlife to help them raise their numbers.
Do you like danger and adventure? Are you brave and responsible? Can you handle stressful situations? If you said YES, YES, YES – then becoming a Fire Fighter may be the job you’re looking for!
A Living Statue is a form of Mime Artist. A Living Statue usually works as a street performer (busker), posing for hours like a statue. In some upmarket stores in London and New York, Living Statues pose as ‘live’ mannequins in the store windows.
Portable Toilet Cleaners are also known as Porta-Potty Technicians. Yes! Someone has to do it, and this is a real, disgusting job! A Portable Toilet Cleaner does just that. They clean portable toilets. A porta-potty is a portable toilet.
A Rope Access Technician is also known as a Rigger. They have a very dangerous and exciting job. So if you’re brave and don’t mind working at heights, this could be the career you’re looking for!
A Snake Milker is trained to remove (milk) the venom from various, poisonous snakes like mambas, cobras and pythons. This is a very dangerous procedure because at any one time, the snake may move and escape leaving the Snake Milker in danger of being bitten.
Surfboard Shapers play an extremely important role in surfing circles. They are the designer-scientists that design, create and shape surfboards around the world. Surfboards have to be function-specific – It’s so important that one surfboard can change a surfer’s life for ever!
A Target Girl or Target Person is a very brave person indeed! A Target Girl is the person/target who stands directly in front of an impaler, in a circus or performance.The impaler throws knives and axes or shoots arrows directly at the Target Girl aiming to get the knife, axe or arrow as close as possible to the Target Girl without actually injuring them.