Firms exist that employ stand in bridesmaids for use at weddings. If a bride doesn’t have enough friends to match the number of groomsmen then you can hire a bridesmaid for the day. Requirements include being attractive, personal and a good actress.
We’re no strangers to dusting our houses- but what about 145 million year old bones? Large museums employ people whose sole job function is to use dusters and vacuum cleaners to remove dust from dinosaur skeletons.
Paper towel manufacturers like to boast that their products remain odourless before, during and after use. The only way to test this out? Employing people whose job is solely to sniff paper towels.
While eating cat food for a living might not be your idea of a dream job- this one might be. Gumologists chew gum and blow bubbles for their job, checking the taste and consistency of the gum and measuring the size of bubbles blown.
While this sounds like a character from a Tolkein book, a Ravenmaster is employed by the Tower of London to look after the resident birds. Training, cleaning, and feeding the impressive animals comes with a £21,000 salary.
Arguably the coolest job on this list goes to water slide testing. Pretty self explanatorily, this job involves travelling the world checking the height, speed and safety of amusement park water slides.
Cows. Goats. Sheep. Those are some animals you’d expect to be milked- but what about snakes? If you get bitten by one of the dangerous animals you’ll need an anti-venom, but the snake’s venom is needed to produce this. That’s where a snake milker comes in.
One of the strangest jobs on this list goes to the professional grandmas. There are sites that act as an agency to supply grandmothers to families to act as nannies, babysitters and housemaids.
This could be a great way of making money for patient Brits. Professional queuers are in particular demand in American and in China, where they stand in line for hours on end until the person who hired them returns.
Dice testers are employed mainly in casinos in Las Vegas. Their job involves checking dices for any imperfections which could be used to cheat when gambling. Any faulty dies have to be destroyed immediately.
There are some jobs out there that you’d kill for- others that you wouldn’t take in a million years. Considering the amount of people in the world, there are a lot of jobs out there. Some of them you’ll have heard of, others not so much. Here are a list of ten jobs you won’t believe actually exist.