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    Cyburbian Richmond Jake's avatar
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    1. Painter (fell off roof, no serious damage)
    2. Gas station attendent (when they were all full service)
    3. Architectural drafter (hated it)
    4. College student (again, no serious damage)
    5. More architectural drafting
    6. Code enforcement (may as well been in hell)
    7. Current planner
    8. Zoning administrator
    9. Principal planner
    10. Planning manager
    11. Small business owner (currently)
    Annoyingly insensitive

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    I've only had the two jobs, unless you count 'keeping house' for my Dad, and spending a summer looking after my sister when she went to peices following a (temporary) break-up with her fiance. The most fun I had that summer was watching her flatten the poor sod with one punch.

    Anyway, jobs:
    • Assistant Countryside Ranger with East Yorkshire County Council - Summer job cutting grass, cleaning ponds/small lakes, clearing paths, resisting the urge to throw children in said lakes during environmental education.
    • EngD with Surrey County Council and Surrey University - So far lots of reading on civil engineering/road construction and decision analysis.
    Glorious Technicolor, Breath-Taking CinemaScope and Stereophonic Sound!

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    Cyburbian Cardinal's avatar
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    1. Director, community development authority (current)
    2. Director, non-profit community development corp.
    3. Freelance GIS & economic developer
    4. Retail site analyst
    5. Commercial development coordinator
    6. US Army officer
    7. Economic development intern
    8. Retail sales (several times and places)
    9. Built storm sewers one summer in college (break from retail)
    10. Tutor
    11. Independent lawn grooming specialist.

    Originally posted by nerudite
    Strangest job? Selling frozen orange icees at a Renaissance Faire. Ironically enough, my neckline tended to look like that of my avatar... nothing like the good ol' Renaissance fair corsets and push up bras.
    Ah, the Faire. A tribite to the age of the plunging neckline. I went a couple weeks ago. I loved all the women in bikinis made from mail. Makes me wish I lived back then.

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    Cyburbian GeogPlanner's avatar
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    Originally posted by mike gurnee

    6.marriage
    and there's is the hidden laugh for today...the only job where the more time you put in the fewer "raises" you get...
    Information necessitating a change of design will be conveyed to the designer after and only after the design is complete. (Often called the 'Now They Tell Us' Law) - Fyfe's First Law of Revision

    We don't believe in planners and deciders making the decisions on behalf of Americans. -- George W. Bush , Scranton, PA -- 09/06/2000

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    bada bum

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