The 100 Most Surprising Flexible Jobs

July 28, 2014
Image Caption: Following in line with recent workforce trends, the majority of these jobs are remote positions. The Telework Research Network reports that 44.4 million workers in the U.S. telecommute at least one day a week. Credit: Thinkstock.com

FlexJobs names a multitude of unexpected occupations that allow the option to work remotely, have a flexible schedule, work part-time, or work as a freelancer.

Boulder, CO (PRWEB) July 28, 2014

FlexJobs’ research staff has uncovered a variety of jobs that allow flexible work options, like working from home or part-time hours, since the company’s founding in 2007. Today, the award-winning job board announced an ongoing compilation of the most surprising jobs that offer flexibility. Readers can choose to see the “50 Current Most Surprising Jobs” hiring now or select “50 Past Most Surprising Flexible Jobs” for a historical look.

“Over seven years, our research team has come across some really surprising and interesting flexible jobs! We are always excited to see the growing variety of positions companies are hiring for that offer telecommuting and other flexible options,” Sara Sutton Fell, CEO of FlexJobs, said. “With the advancements in workplace technology, the window of opportunity has opened up for remote and flexible schedules far beyond what is typically thought of as a work-from-home or flexible job.”

Here are 50 of the top 100 most surprising positions that offer flexible options, including 29 that can be done from home:

1. Art Therapist, Part-Time Job

2. Youth Market Director, Full-Time Telecommute Job

3. Sonographer II, Part-Time Job

4. Healthy Eating Specialist, Part-Time Job

5. Alcohol Drug Rehab Counselor, Part-Time Job

6. Food Database Researcher, Full-Time Telecommute Job

7. Weather/Traffic Anchor, Part-Time Temporary Job

8. Au Pair Local Coordinator, Part-Time Flexible Schedule Job

9. Chief Operating Officer, Full-Time Telecommute Job

10. Nurse Practitioner, Full-Time Telecommute Job

11. Fish Biologist, Full-Time Telecommute Job

12. Doctor of Chiropractic, Part-Time Job

13. Family Engagement Facilitator, Full-Time Telecommute Job

14. Spay & Neuter Surgeon, Part-Time Job

15. Sports Analyst – Lacrosse, Telecommute Job

16. Historian, Full-Time Telecommute Job

17. Golf Area Manager – Middle East, Full-Time Telecommute Job

18. Animal Relocation Manager, Full-Time Telecommute Job

19. Chief of Staff, Full-Time Telecommute Job

20. Aquarist, Part-Time Job

21. Shopper Analyst, Part-Time Job

22. Scientist Skincare, Long-Term Temporary Job

23. Food & Farm Events Coordinator, Full-Time Telecommute Job

24. Party Host, Part-Time Job

25. Butterfly Garden Interpreter, Part-Time Job

26. Children’s Sleepwear Designer, Alternative Schedule Telecommute Job

27. Physical Education Teacher, Part-Time Telecommute Job

28. Psychologist, Part-Time Telecommute Job

29. Beer Buyer/Specialist, Part-Time Job

30. Wild Horse & Burro Program Director, Full-Time Telecommute Job

31. Medical Director, Full-Time Telecommute Job

32. Concert Manager, Part-Time Job

33. Campaign Manager/Evangelist, Full-Time Telecommute Job

34. Chocolateer, Full-Time/Part-Time Job

35. Listening Post Analyst, Full-Time Telecommute Job

36. Voice Editor, Freelance Job

37. Beach-Nesting Bird Survey Technician, Full-Time Telecommute Job

38. Luxury Human Resources Coordinator, Freelance Job

39. Lawyer, Part-Time Telecommute Job

40. Vice President Marketing, Full-Time Telecommute Job

41. Sleep Psychologist, Part-Time Flexible Schedule Job

42. Dean of Faculty and Academic Programs, Full-Time Telecommute Job

43. Trivia Quiz Host, Part-Time Job

44. Denim Patternmaker, Freelance Job

45. Chief Executive Officer, Full-Time Telecommute Job

46. Tastemaker Tag Sales Logistics Coordinator, Freelance Job

47. Wheat Breeder Scientist, Full-Time Telecommute Job

48. Ombudsman, Telecommute Job

49. Neurologist, Full-Time Telecommute Job

50. Chief Intelligence Officer, Full-Time Telecommute Job

Following in line with recent workforce trends, the majority of these jobs are remote positions. The Telework Research Network reports that 44.4 million workers in the U.S. telecommute at least one day a week.

“The variety of career fields represented in this list highlights not only work-life balance opportunities for job seekers, but also lets employers know that competing fields are offering these options,” added Sutton Fell.

For more information on each position, visit: http://www.flexjobs.com/blog/post/100-surprising-flexible-and-remote-jobs/

About FlexJobs

FlexJobs is the leading online service for professionals seeking telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs. With job listings in over 50 career categories and opportunities ranging from entry-level to executive, freelance to full-time, FlexJobs offers job seekers a safe, easy, and efficient way to find professional and legitimate flexible job listings. Having helped over a half million people in their job searches, FlexJobs has been featured on CNN, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Good Morning America, among hundreds of other trusted media and is a proud partner in the 1 Million for Work Flexibility initiative.

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