Pandemic Got You Down? Need a New Job? Be a Cheeseburger Tester!

If you're in a pandemic rut and need a change of pace, you might want to look at some of these dream jobs...

If you’re in a pandemic rut and need a change of pace, you might want to look at some of these dream jobs…

Cheeseburger Tester

Does anyone really need to be paid to be a cheeseburger tester? Probably not. But the job is available. 

For $500, you can be a professional cheeseburger tester for a gambling website at which is based in Amsterdam. They are looking for the best burger in the United States to celebrate National Cheeseburger Day. 

Criteria to be judged includes patty texture, seasoning, bun softness, cheese flavor and more.

Besides the $500, you’ll also receive money for your travels and the cost of the cheeseburgers that you will be tasting and reviewing. No word on whether you have to pay for your own beverages.

A random winner will be picked on October 9th so sign up soon because the deadline is September 28th.

Oscar Mayer Weinermobile Driver

Haven’t you always wanted to drive around a hotdog? Now is your chance. 

Oscar Mayer is looking for Weinermobile navigators “ready to deliver unlimited joy to thousands of people every single day.”

The application for the job says that it’s a one-year paid assignment and you’ll be driving around in multiple states. 

They are looking for outgoing, creative, friendly, enthusiastic, graduating college seniors. 

They’re looking for people who have a BA or BS degree and prefer the degree to be in public relations, journalism, communications, advertising or marketing.

The person will be an Oscar Mayer brand ambassador through radio and TV in interviews, at grocery retail and charity functions. 

If you happen to get the gig, just like the Oscar Mayer wiener itself, I’m sure everyone will be in love with you.

Get Paid to Go Off the Grid

Have you had enough of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and You Tube? Sick of getting texts on your cell phone every five minutes?

If you’d like to detox and take a break from technology, here’s the job for you. is paying someone $1K to stay two nights in an RV in a national park without any digital devices.

That’s two nights of total bliss without anyone being able to get in touch with you. 

Two nights of total bliss without having to know what’s going on in the world.

This truly sounds like a dream job. But act fast. Applications close on September 23rd.

Take Care of an Island

Do you really want to really get away from it all for an extended period of time? A caretaker is needed within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, a tropical island in Queensland.

You’ll have limited electricity and water but that seems like a small price to pay if you are able take care of an island. 

It’s not all fun and games though. You’ll need to maintain the buildings and solar power system, clean toilets, manage weeds, count the birds and a few other things. The salary is not published but it’s the kind of job where, if you are able to pay for your food, that should be good enough. Submissions for the job end on Friday, September 25th.

This piece was written by Liberty Paige on September 16, 2020. It originally appeared in and is used by permission.

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