Each job is unique in the work it involves and each has its own set of requirements that must be met in order to successfully perform the duties listed in the job description.
Some jobs often only demand a complete list of educational qualifications from the world’s most luxurious universities.
Others require specific skill sets, personal qualities and qualifications, as well as what often seems like a billion years of previous experience.
Scoptists are specially trained medical professionals who diagnose and treat using a camera attached to a thin flexible tube. But what makes this job so gross? The part of the body involved – the intestine, but through the posterior end!
2. Meat Process Worker
While it may sound similar to Subway’s ‘sandwich artist’, the role comes at a very high point in the food chain. i.e. slaughter, de-boning and preparation of animals ready for sale as food. Make blood and guts your day to day!
A beautician’s work is often associated with class and charm, and while it is true that the result of their work is often aesthetically pleasing, these artists do not get the chance to choose their canvas. That can mean getting up close and personal with the most spectacular bits of anatomy below—below the belt and between the cheeks!
Death is an inevitable part of life, and our only guarantee. But it is no less gross for those whose job it is to process the deceased. The vital work of morticians can see them in contact with bodies in advanced stages of decomposition that sporadically give out unexpected and unpleasant odors and liquids.
5. Toilet Attendant
The average person goes to the bathroom nearby seven times a day, For most family homes, this translates to about 25 daily uses of household heat. Now compare this to London’s Waterloo station, which averages around . Is 1.5 million uses annually, The help of a few thousand upset stomachs, reckless targets and drunk punters and someone’s got a big job to keep that place clean!
6. Odor Judge
Some strange things have happened in the world over the course of history, so the existence of smell judges should come as no real surprise.
However, what exactly is it that smell judges? Well, they use chemistry and their nose to accurately detect and adjust the smell of almost any product, from nail polish to microwavable food. They are also tasked with conducting scent tests and smell tests on armpits, cat litter, breath, feet and even nappies. Perfect: Gross.
7. Refuse Collector
produces the average person about 400kg Every year, collectors refuse to remove hundreds of tons of household waste from banana skins to dirty nappies. Their grossness comes not only from handling the trash, but from the smell that lingers on the clothes for hours to come.
8. Hotel Housekeeper
The task of maintaining certain standards of cleanliness during your vacation or business trip, the housekeepers from all kinds of unpleasant surprises. Think toilet attendants, but with a lurking risk of unexpectedly discovering a surprise contraption among the bedsheets.
9. Sample Collector
Dealing with other people’s bodily fluids is not the job of the faint-hearted. Sample collectors collect a variety of human samples, including urine, blood, oral fluids, and hair. They will also have to preserve, process and pack these samples, but also dispose of them after the test is completed.
10. Vomit Collector
Telling your friends that you work at a theme park may seem like a cool thing to do. But only if it’s as specific as you get. Many theme parks employ a team of vomit collectors whose full-time job is to decipher the park for the puke and remove it.
11. Portlu Cleaner
You have learned about a simple toilet attendant. Now take away the flush mechanism, add in precarious plumbing, usually intoxicated customers and a huge crowd. Have you ever used a portable toilet that wasn’t clogged, dirty or smelly? It’s someone’s job to clean it!
12. Sewer Technician
Dealing with above-ground excrement is one thing, but dealing with it in a warm, moist, enclosed space is quite another. Sewer technicians are responsible for detecting and removing blockages caused by hair, hygiene products, and a variety of waste materials. Absolutely rebellious. But without them, your toilet won’t flush!
13. Livestock Breeders
Reproduction is a natural process that occurs between two adherents. But when we are talking about breeding livestock for profit, there is often no time to let things happen organically. Unfortunately, the bad job falls on breeders, who have to manually extract sperm from a male animal and inseminate a female. This can really do some gross work!
14. Roadkill Collector
We’ve all seen it – the upturned mess on the side of the road: a rodent that misjudged a gap in traffic and met its fate. While we only see this for a moment, the task of removing the remains from the tarmac and disposing of them appropriately falls on these workers.
15. Crime Scene Cleaner
Typically, after a serious incident, officers will insist that nothing has been cleaned, cleaned or transferred so that the evidence remains spotless. But once the investigation is complete, someone (you guessed it, a crime scene cleaner) has the nasty job of cleaning up the scene and removing potentially dangerous material in the process.
Imagine for a moment the smell as you reach the end of a long day and finally make your way around to take off your shoes. And now imagine that every working day, dozens of times a day. Podiatrists are tasked with keeping our feet healthy, from fighting fungal infections to ingrown nails. This job requires a strong stomach and a flexible nose.
17. Hazmat Diver
The name says everything you need to know with it. Divers have a challenging task in the best of times, drowning in all kinds of water bodies. Now add to the challenge of drowning yourself in hazardous materials such as raw sewage and the need for a careful search and you’ve found yourself a particularly nasty job.
18. Forensic Entomologist
Entomology is the study of insects. That alone is often enough to bother many people and make their skin crawl. But now imagine examining the presence and characteristics of insect infestations in and around the human body for the purpose of an investigation. Total.
Dermatology is the branch of medicine concerned with the care of the skin. Usually related to skin conditions, the jobs of dermatologists can be quite rewarding. But in extreme cases, dermatologists may find themselves snoring all over to deal with untangled, long-lasting and infected pimples and sores.
20. Hoarder Clearance Operative
Hoarders keep a lot – every receipt, every letter, in some cases even every crust from personal injury, tooth that erupts and so on. And ultimately it’s someone’s job to work their way through a chaotic household to remove and dispose of all these stuff.
There is no doubt that many of these roles are essential. It is possible that you have also benefited from their services on several occasions.
From particularly odd jobs to downright awful jobs, society depends on a workforce prepared to engage in a variety of grueling tasks.
A quick Google search on some of these titles may reveal what attracts people, however, many of them actually pay handsomely.
This article is an updated version of an earlier article originally published in March 2005.