10 of the Most Under-Appreciated Jobs

You've gotta make a living somehow.

There are a lot of strange and dirty jobs in this world, and somebody has to do them. Here are 10 of the most under-appreciated jobs that other people do so we don’t have to. We salute you.
 

PARKING OFFICERS

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Have you ever seen anyone happy to get a parking ticket? We didn’t think so. No one enjoys seeing these people examining your car, and the number of people that fight these tickets would just make for such an unpleasant day. Every day.
 

STUNT DOUBLE

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While it’s clear they’re fearless, they get no recognition. When we watch movies with car crashes and exploding buildings, we always give credit to the actor playing the role and never the stunt doubles.
 

MEDICAL WASTE REMOVER

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What happens to all the dirty needles, products, medicine and tools after the doctor is done with them? Someone has to be the one to collect them from that box they’re safely deposited in.
 

ANYONE THAT HAS TO CLEAN UP AFTER A FESTIVAL OR EVENT

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Do you ever wonder how long it takes to get the ACC clean after a Leaf game? And imagine what you would find on the ground after Veld. These people do it regularly to get the city back in tip top shape, only to do it all again after the next event.
 

ROADKILL REMOVER

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Whether it be highways or back roads, someone has to scrape up the remaining parts so more pieces aren’t being scattered, causing more of a mess or hazard for drivers.
 

BEER STORE EMPTIES RECYCLER

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What happens to those sticky and smelly empties you return to the beer store? There is someone back there that has to sort through all of them and rinse away last weekend’s hangover before they can be properly recycled.
 

PET FOOD TASTER

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We feed it to our pets, so it has to meet our approval, right? Yes, this is a real job – one that the robots haven’t taken over yet. Please appreciate what these people are doing for the health of your pets.
 

LUBE SPECIALIST

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There are people that have to live with this job title. Most of them work in the oil sector, but there are those who have to get the products tested and on the shelves of many different stores, so that we can keep all of our parts working, as well as our car’s.
 

INTERNET CENSORSHIP

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Ever wonder who the person is that has to takes down inappropriate or harmful content from the Internet? There are some scary things out there, so we thank you for keeping it clean.
 

ANYTHING TO DO WITH POOP

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That’s right, whether it’s diving into a sewer, cleaning up port-a-potties or after animals, and even testing it, there are a lot of people that deal with feces.