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JOBSCRIPTION:  SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR

Have you TiVoed every episode of Celebrity Rehab?   Do you practice interventions with your friends and family members?   Does your past include a history with drugs or alcohol?  Then maybe you should consider becoming a substance abuse counselor.  Helping people with problems associated with drug and alcohol abuse is the work of a substance abuse counselor.   Most positions require a minimum of a high school diploma, some counselors have associates, bachelors and masters degrees and it is common to receive on the job training.  Salaries range from $27,000 to $57,000 annually.  That’s an incentive for clean and sober living. More Jobsciptions, click here.

JOBSCRIPTION:  MORTICIAN

If the idea of embalming, cremation and burial of the dead brings you to life, you might want to become an Undertaker.  Dressing, cosmetizing corpses and comforting grieving loved ones is all in a days work for the folks who wear black.  To set up shop for the six-feet under crowd, aspiring Funeral Directors need to complete a 2-year post secondary course of study in mortuary science, pass state and national licensing exams and serve a one or two year apprenticeship.  Salaries range from $39,000 to $58,000 per year.   It sounds like one business that’s not dying out anytime soon.

JOBSCRIPTION:  ARCHITECTURAL MODEL MAKER

Do you dream of building a world on your tabletop?  Does the idea of going a day without your Lego make you break out in a cold sweat?  As a child did you use your airplane glue to actually make models?  Then maybe you should consider a career as an architectural model maker.  Creating scale models of residential, business, institutional and civil projects are all in a day’s work for an architectural model maker.  Most pros learned their craft while working on the job.  No degree is required but helpful course work includes drafting, mechanical drawing, woodshop and art.  Salaries range from $35,000 to $57,000 annually.  Sounds like a model situation. More Jobsciptions, click here.

JOBSCRIPTION:  LOCKSMITH

Did you always dream of picking locks and breaking safes?  As a child was your favorite toy a ring of keys?  Do you like looking through keyholes?  Then maybe you should consider a career as a locksmith.   Making keys, installing, repairing and opening locks are all in a day’s work for a locksmith.  Locksmiths often learn their trade through on-the-job training lasting up to a year in length.  High school graduates are often preferred and some states require licensing.  Salaries range from $26,000 to $54,000 annually.  That sounds like a safe deal. More Jobsciptions, click here.



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