And you think your job is weird.
When you're feeling freaked out by your boss' collection of troll dolls or your co-worker's penchant for sloppy sneezes, pop over to OddJobNation.com. The website calls itself the "ultimate resource for today's growing army of part-time opportunists." It's devoted to scrounging up side hustles in the most unexpected places, using a combination of regional Craigslist posts and more formal want ads.
There are the typical modeling and grass-cutting and bus driving and house-cleaning jobs, sure. But mired in the cracks are the true gems, the odd jobs you never dared to imagine existed. Here are the best of the weirdest from the Tampa Bay, word-for-word. After all, shaky spelling is part of the whole odd package.
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Barbecue/Pig Roast Cook Needed (St. Petersburg, Fl.)
Barbecue, Pig Roast Cook Needed. I need to roast 2 pigs on Oct. 29th for our Church Picnic. I supply the food, you supply the cooker and fuel. Call with Pricing ASAP!
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WELL-BUILT, Fit males with hairy body wanted for photo session (Tampa Bay Area West Central Fl)
Photographer looking for well-built, masculine, muscular males (Bodybuilders, college athletes, rugged outsdoors, types, ect), preferably with a hairy body, (smooth well built men welcome to respond too) for photography shoot, working on my portfolio. You can help me out and I can give you copies of photos for you to use. No experience needed, but must be comfortable with your body to show it off. If you're shy before a camera that's ok, get in touch, let's talk, and we'll work together to make this fun. This is an on-going search, always on the lookout for new faces and well-built physiques, so if you're not sure now or don't have the time, feel free to respond later.
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CAMRA MAN!!!!!! (ST.PETE FL)
I GO BY RON JAY DONT-PLAY I AM CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR A CAMRA MAN THATS HIGHLY MOTAVATED AND ITS WILLING TO TRAVEL AND RECORD QUICK 10-15MIN FOOTAGE OF ME SHOWIN WHAT MUSIC BUSISNES IS ALL ABOUT, MUSIC VIDEOS AND BASICLY JUST RECORDING MY WARE ABOUTS THREW OUT THE DAY LIKE A DOCUMENTRY. HONESTLY I HAVE NOTHING TO PAY. JUST HOPING I MET SOMBODY THATS IN IT FOR THE PASSION OF RECORDING. I DO CONCERDER MYSELF ONE THE HOTTEST UNDISCOVER LOCAL RAPPERS THEIR IS JUST NEED A CAMRA MAN TO POST VIDEOS UP ON YOUTUBE FOR PPL TO SEE THEM THAT WAY SOME DAY I WILL BE IDENTIFIED FROM A MAJOR PRODUCER OR C.E.O, MANGER.IM ORGINALY FROM FT.MYERS. AND IF YOU KNOW ANYONE WHO IS INTRESTED PLESS LET THEM KNOW. MUST HAVE HD CAMRA.
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Fish Tank Move (Hills. to Pinellas)
Looking for an experienced person to help move an 80 gallon established salt water fish tank from Tampa to Tarpon Springs. Must have knowledge in successfully transporting livestock, water, live rock, tank and stand.
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Bikini Car wash Sign waver needed (Tampa)
Good Looking Sign Waver needed for Professional Auto/Boat Detailing Company on Adamo Drive. Bikini top and nice shorts required Reply with recent photo and letter of interest. Pay is 8-10 per hr. split shift 6 hrs a day possible commision plan if you bring in the biz.. Easy job and get a tan while you work
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Female Cigarette / Electronic Cigarette Smokers Needed (Tampa)
Female cigarette smokers needed. Dates are open and can be booked any day that works for your schedule. Attractive, feminine women who smoke daily, ages 24-35. Reply with recent images and your cell number.
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Metal detector person needed. $200.00 (Land o lakes)
Lost small hearing aid in grass/ bushes / leaves. Radius of 20 feet. Offering 200 dollars if you can find. Please have experience and know that your detector can pick up a hearing aid. Need asap !!
NEED SOMEONE TO RIDE THEIR SCOOTER WITH ME ON STREET (TAMPA)
Hi im a student and im very nervous riding my scooter on the street with cars. I need help and tips about adequate stop time, turns and etc etc. Id prefer someone who has the day off today to take a ride with me all over town and help me learn. TEXT OR CALL 3057917399 Ill be willing to pay gas and tip you for coming out. Thanks