10 Unusual, Weird Jobs You Never Knew Existed

Think you have an unusual or weird job? Look at these and think again.


Here is a list of jobs you never knew about. Would you like to switch roles with them?

1. Weird Waterslide Tester

Waterslide Tester
urdesign.it

Coming down slides is part of the job of waterslide testers who have to make sure that the slides are safe for people and that the height, landing, water quantity and speed are according to the required standards.

2. Unusual Dice Inspector

Dice Inspector
her.ie

Casinos and dice makers employ these people to make sure that the dice are perfect and not skewed in the favor of one number. Dice inspectors make sure that all dice are fair and all sides are balanced.

3. Gross Stunt Tester – Weird

Gross Stunt Tester
tumblr.com

Every year new reality shows pop up and they require participants to perform gross stunts. These stunts are first tested by these professionals to see if they have any after-effects. Basically, its part of their daily routine to gulp down a handful of worms or the like.

4. Professional Sleepers

Professional Sleepers
thetelegram

Yes it’s true! All couch potatoes can finally get up and apply for this job. Professional sleepers are required to lie down and sleep for research purposes. Their hard work, or the lack of it, helps scientists and doctors study sleep disorders.

5. Bird Deterrent

Bird Deterrent
theepochtimes.com

A fancy name for a scare crow basically. These people are employed at a 5-star hotel in Rajasthan, India. It’s their responsibility to keep pigeons away from the hotel’s central fountain.

6. Chimney Sweeps

Chimney Sweeps
bbc.co.uk

What do you do when you need to clean your chimney? You call a chimney sweep. Chimney sweeps clean your chimneys and also repair them.

7. Weird Odor Tester

Odor Tester
thenest

Sniffing around is routine for employees who test the effectiveness of perfumes, deodorants, body sprays, etc. Odor testers are basically found poking their nose everywhere. Literally!

8. Golf Ball Diver

Golf Ball Diver
imageslides

Have you ever wondered what happens to those golf balls that fall into water at the golf course? Well, this is where these professionals come in handy. These divers dive into the water to find golf balls and bring them back up.

9. Wrinkle Chaser

Wrinkle Chaser
rookiestew.com

Cute name for someone whose task is to iron shoes before sending them to stores so that they are wrinkle-free. Every time you admire your shoes think of the person who made them so smooth.

10. Coconut Safety Engineer

Coconut Safety Engineer
womansday

These engineers are employed by resorts to help protect their employees and visitors from accidents caused by ripe coconuts falling on their heads. These engineers climb up the coconut trees and remove the ripe coconuts before they give in to gravity.

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