Obtaining a permanent employment these days is significant in living each day, in settling your monthly bills, sending your children to schools, and of course, in order to purchase the “wants” in your life that others believe as a personal reward to yourself after few hours and days of hard work. Hence, not all jobs that we can think of offer the same convenience and comfort. In fact, on this list, you could find not just the strangest places where people work. As much as they want to find another job if these are the only thing that would sustain their needs. It does not matter.
10. Road Kill Collector/Cleaner
You may find it weird but in Pennsylvania, according to CNN.com, has actually provided this information that a road kill collector or cleaner is being paid $40 per deer. Hence, based on the report, there are about 1,800 deers in a year, which is equivalent to $72,000 in a year for this job. Some are paid per animal or per hour but the requirement it asks is driver’s license and the ability to move huge animals.
9. Shark Tank Cleaner
This is the kind of job where you have to scrub off the home of the shark. It feels like you are going in a scuba diving each day but this job requires someone to pick up feces in tanks (coming from the dolphins, killer whales), and chewed fish. You could find it in France, Portugal, and other countries that have water theme parks or huge aquariums.
8. Graveyard Worm Picking Shift in Canada
Early in history, the immigrants coming from Italy and Portugal that went to Canada were the worm picking workers but as of today, majority of these workers are immigrants from Asia, specifically from Vietnam, China, and Korea. This job is being paid for $8 to $18 per cup (each cup contains 480 worms). Majority of the worms that were picked would be sold in Toronto.
7. Animal Sperm Depositary
This is actually a bank of animal sperm, which is called The Canine Semen Bank of Columbia, which is the only known depositary in the world. They are only allowing sperm from dogs. They have two trained qualified veterinarians who do the retrieval and storage of the semen of man’s best friend.
6. Submarine Maintenance
They are also known as submarine cleaners. They are staying under the water, cleaning the ship and ensuring that the hull of the sub and barnacle is blemish free. They might also be referred to as Ship Maintenance Engineers.
5. Currywurst Museum
There are lots of museums that you can find in many places of any nation in the world. However, the Currywurst Museum in Germany is the strangest. They are known for serving hot pork sausage, which is cut into not to so thin pieces with tomato paste mixed and curry ketchup, curry powder, and Worcestershire sauce.
4. Fortune Cookie Factory
Donald Lau is the one in charge in writing various gems that would be put in each cookie. Imagine that there are about 4 million cookies being produced daily. It also means that there should be golden words of inspiration that must be written.
3. Smell Science
It sounds easy to be in a place where what you would only do is to use your sense of smell. Anyhow, this is the job that a person that has to do when one starts working in their smell laboratory.
2. Cadaver’s Farm
This is not a cadaver farm for animals but not for humans. In fact, the first corpse farm built was created in 1981 at the University of Tennessee. Its purpose is to allow students of forensic anthropology, future doctors, and scientists to make forensic investigations.
1. Welcome to the Oyster Garden
Oyster is one of the favorite sub-tidal snacks that can be eaten raw or cooked, depending on the individual’s preferences. Nonetheless, since oysters are being harvested from the sea, it is considered unsanitary, it needs cleaning before you place it on your plate. They will be placed in the oyster garden for them to be cleansed, which are actually done on a float or on a shallow barge. This is built in that manner in order to remove impurities that would come from the ocean.