Calling all slackers. Worried about what you’re gonna do if those extended unemployment benefits ever run out? Options abound for the marginally skilled in Spokane. Some call them slacker jobs but you can call them non-traditional career paths if you want.
Sleep study participants
This is not a joke. Scientists at WSU Spokane will pay you to let them study your sleep habits. You read that right. Sleep. On the plus side, it’s a job that doesn’t require any special training. On the down side, sometimes the best way for scientists to learn about sleep is to study what happens when someone doesn’t, which means you might end up getting prodded or poked whenever you begin to nod off. But if you’re willing to take your chances, you can make up to $560 for a four-day stint and tell your folks you’re doing your part for science.
The Washington Liquor Control Board needs pot experts. Now that voters have spoken, the state agency responsible for figuring out how to regulate the production and sale of legal marijuana in Washington is advertising for consultants familiar with everything from growing techniques to regional demand for the newly legal product. Here, in fact, is how the agency’s request for proposals describes some of the expertise its newest consultants should possess: “how marijuana is grown, cultivated, harvested, cured and processed. How marijuana is infused into food and beverages. How marijuana should be packaged, labeled, transported and sold at a retail level.” Find out more about the state agency’s overall efforts here: I-502 implementation.