I don't think I've had what you could call strange jobs but I've had a couple of what I think are interesting ones.
Mainly I've been a croupier, since age 20, which has taken me to working on a couple of cruise ships and spending 7½ years in South Africa. In South Africa I also moonlighted as a Game Ranger on my days off, taking people out on Safari in and around Kruger National Park and a few smaller parks in the Eastern Transvaal. This was probably the best time of my life (so far) and it was a shame I couldn't get a work permit to do it full time before having to return to the UK.
I did have a spell of eighteen months as an On-Street Parking Attendant (also called, incorrectly, a Traffic Warden or complete barsteward).
I can categorically and honestly state that we did not have targets, nor were we on commission for issuing tickets (the most common question I get asked
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