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JOBSCRIPTION:  CLOWN

Is a bright red wig, rubber nose and oversized shoes your idea of dressing for success?  Do you have to refill your seltzer bottle often? Are you planning to name your first-born child Bozo?   Then maybe you should consider a career as a clown.  Dressing up in a costume and make-up while entertaining audiences in a comedic style is the working life of a clown.  There are no formal educational requirements but most clowns are trained in skills that include juggling, acrobatics, miming, magic tricks and comedy.  Salaries range from $16,000 to $57,000 annually.  So if your looking for a paycheck that’s nothing to laugh at, “Be a clown, be a clown, be a clown!” More Jobsciptions, click here.

JOBSCRIPTION:  BOUNCER

Do you have difficulty finding shirts that fit your arms and neck?  Can you stand in the same place for long periods of time? Like to chew plastic drink straws? Then maybe you should consider becoming a bouncer.  Maintaining safety among patrons at nightclubs and events, crowd control, property protection, compliance with applicable laws and often eviction of violators from premises are what being a bouncer is all about.   A high school diploma or equivalency degree is generally required, certification in first aid and CPR is often considered a must and prior experience with the military or law enforcement is considered helpful.  Salaries range from $14,000 to $28,000 annually. Not bad for a night out. More Jobsciptions, click here.

JOBSCRIPTION:  SOCIAL WORKER

Are you the person that always seems to come across a lost child in a crowd?  Were you the kid who would share a lunch with a classmate who forgot theirs? Do you like to help others in need?   Then maybe you should consider a career as a social worker.  Providing guidance, assistance and counseling to people in crisis is all in a day’s work for a social worker.   Most pros in the field have a master’s degree, (MSW) in social work with a strong background of course study in sociology, psychology, child studies and political science.  Salaries range from $31,000 to $64,000 annually.  I guess you can put a price on kindness. More Jobsciptions, click here.

JOBSCRIPTION:  MESSENGER

Are you fast on your feet, or your bicycle, or your scooter?   Do you like to be the person that brings things to others?   Is that a messenger bag on your shoulder?    Then maybe you should consider a career as a messenger.  Making sure that packages, documents and just about anything else that can be carried gets from one location to another is all is a day’s work for a messenger. Most messengers learn as they go, but it’s important to have a good working knowledge of local geography and, if required, a drivers license.   Salaries range from $21,000 to $35,000 annually.  Talk about a pick-up. More Jobsciptions, click here.

JOBSCRIPTION:  TOXICOLOGIST

Are you attracted to anything with skull and crossbones on it?  As a kid did you like to conduct kitchen experiments with wacky ingredients then feed them to your brother and observe the results?  Is the Toxic Avenger your all time favorite movie character?  Then maybe you should consider a career as a toxicologist. Studying the effects of poisons on man, animals and the environment are all in a day’s work for a toxicologist.  Most full-fledged toxicologists have a master’s degree or PhD.  Salaries range from $45,000 to $96,000 annually. That sounds easy to swallow. More Jobsciptions, click here.

JOBSCRIPTION:  PIPEFITTER

As a child did you like to put your drink straws together?  Do you know the difference between brazing and welding? Were you raised in a family of plumbers and always dreamed of going bigger?  Then maybe you should consider a career as a pipefitter.  Installation, maintenance, inspection and repair of fluid systems in commercial, industrial and municipal settings are all in a day’s work for a pipefitter. Most pipefitting pros have successfully completed a 4-5 year apprenticeship while others have completed a vocational technical school or associate’s degree program.  Salaries range from $40,000 to $75,000 annually.  That’s some flow. More Jobsciptions, click here.



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