10 Weird Jobs You Won't Believe Actually Exist

Added by Edan Barak on Mar 20, 2019

RoadKill Cleaner

This is not a job for animal lovers. As a roadkill cleaner your job, should you choose to accept it, would be to drive around a certain predefined area, be it a state, county, or just a particular highway, and hunt for dead animals obstructing the road.

Not only will you get the soul-numbingly boring job or driving around back and forth, day in and day out, without any passengers to talk to (but probably lots of dead animal corpses in back), you'll have to stop and take note near roadkill that most people would rather shift their eyes away from and continue to drive by. You'll be given protective clothing, a large truck, and a system of ropes and pulleys in order to get the carcass off the road as quickly as possible. Often the roadside eyesore you'll have to remove will be a deer or coyote, and that's not too bad at all. But sometimes, and we hope it won't be too often, you'll find a massive moose or burly bear struck in the middle of the road, and that's when the job becomes more of a stinky, rotting nightmare.


Body Farm Caretaker

This job is so obscure that there are currently only 4 places in the world where it's needed, and all happen to be in the United States. The idea of a body farm was concocted in order to help forensic experts better understand the process of human body decomposition, helping them extract information from a crime scene such as exact time and cause of death. The body farms are similar to what you might imagine - instead of a farm growing tomatoes, carrots and lettuce, these farms are filled with decomposing human remains, each under differing condition of temperature, humidity, light, etc.

Now, in order for all this to be possible, the caretaker comes into the picture. His job is to not only foresee the whole decomposition process, but also to extract the dead bodies from their graves, remove the deadly maggots attached to their rotten flesh, and generally make sure everything is running smoothly.

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