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Job hunting? This week's most intriguing openings.


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Pink slips giving you the blues? Here are some of the most unique job offers popping up in today's economy.

Each week Monitor staffers comb the job listings in search of interesting places to work. The most intriguing jobs we found this week are in Saugus, Mass.; Weymouth, Mass.; Horseheads, N.Y.; Gloucester, Mass.; Las Vegas; and Juneau, Alaska.

Do you like cruises – or white tigers? Read on.

1. Bedding specialist
Employer: Bernie & Phyl's
Wages/salary: Not listed
Details: Match customers’ bedding needs with items in showroom; put fabrics and colors together; train sales consultants in changes to bedding lineup. (For more information click here.)
Location: Saugus, Mass. (pop. 27,478; median family income $78,983) is featured in Stephen King’s 2006 horror novel “Cell,” which has a scene showing the main characters walking down the town’s “Miracle Mile.”

2. Part-time embroiderer
Employer: Not listed
Wages/salary: Not listed
Details: Run computerized embroidery machines; pay careful attention to spelling. (For more information click here.)
Location: Weymouth, Mass., (pop. 53,988; median family income $79,120) calls itself a "mature" community, since nearly all of its available land has been developed.


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