Leading independent UK job board CV-Library has today released the findings of research conducted amongst 700 of the country’s recruiting experts that reveal some of Britain’s most bizarre jobs.
The organisations surveyed shared their most interesting job roles that they have recruited for in the last year. The research shows definitively that there are plenty of wonderfully weird and/or niche jobs out there that can offer a decent wage and career satisfaction.
These are the ones that made it to the top ten.
- Cricket Mascot – Warrington: £7.00/hour
Seeking an outgoing and self-motivated individual to become Lizzie the Lizard, the mascot for a local cricket team. You must be physically fit as you will be required to wear a substantial lizard suit and stand for lengthy periods of time. Fly catching skills not necessary.
- Strolling Elf – Watford: £6.50/hour
Fancy living in winter wonderland? Seeking a joyous individual to roam grottos far and near, you’ll invite children to see Santa Claus and be spreading Christmas cheer.
- Empty office-sitter – London: £8.00/hour
Want to work in an office where you have all the freedom? Looking for a responsible and dedicated person to look after empty office building. Tea and coffee will be provided.
- Trainee Banana Ripener – Kent: £20000/annum
Looking for an individual with an interest in fruit. You will be working in the ripening rooms to ensure the bananas are of the appropriate quality to meet customer expectations.
- Trumpeter – Preston: £10/hour
Skilled and passionate brass musician wanted. Must have their own instrument, be able to sight read and solo on demand.
- Erection Specialist – Welwyn Garden City: £14000/annum
Looking for an experienced fence erector to join our friendly team. You will be responsible for erecting fences including wood and metal palisade installations.
- Roadkill Cleaner – Farnham: £7.00/animal
Street cleansing operative required. Must have a positive attitude to a physically demanding role. Must be flexible to work in all weather conditions.
- Sandwich Artist – Bristol: £6.50 – £7.00/hour
Looking for an enthusiastic individual to master the art of sandwich making and thrive in a fast-paced environment. You will be required to create unique sandwiches to customer specification. No experience necessary.
- Disney Site Manager – Anaheim, CA: £75000/annum
Looking for an experienced individual to run Tomorrowland at Disneyland Park. You must be passionate and dedicated to work in an innovative environment with the aim to create magical experiences and personal stories for all.
- Bull Head Catcher – York: £230/week
Require an individual to support slaughtermen. Must be physically fit to assist with moving heavy loads and have a strong stomach. Experience preferable.