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Postby Ruffshooter » Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:12 pm

Preacher wrote:I am a pastor

That was a hard one to figure. :lol: :lol: Thanks for your work.

Actually to all of you. Thanks for what you do. Such diverse back grounds of folks that all contribute in some manner to our country and freedom.

To all of the Service persons, first responders. You are always appreciated and in our hearts.
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Re: Occupations

Postby pkbirdog » Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:42 pm

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Postby duckn66 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:02 pm

Retired USAF. I now putt around full time as a Police Officer for extra money for my outdoor hobbies.
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Postby bmcox86 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:52 pm

Boatswains mate in the us coast guard
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Postby Dan Buchman » Tue Jan 08, 2013 2:02 pm

Forester
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Re: Occupations

Postby TSK » Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:43 am

MS/HS Agricultural Education Instructor/FFA Advisor
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Postby denvergsp » Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:16 pm

conductor
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Re: Occupations

Postby Grange » Sat Jan 12, 2013 8:57 am

mtlhdr wrote:Fisheries Biologist by education. Lately I've been working on issues that potentially affect local water rights/supply, federal relicensing of a moderately sized hydroelectric/water supply project, and environmental compliance in Placer County, CA.


Fisheries is one of my degrees and that was the career I wanted when I was younger. Personally I'm glad I didn't make a career in fisheries. I do enough fisheries related work too keep me interested, but I'd get bored if that is all I did. I get to skip the math and most of the grunt work. I don't think I would have made that statement right after college and started looking for a permanent job. These days I prefer to focus more on watershed issues. I think I get "more bang for the buck" using a watershed approach to water related issues.
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Re: Occupations

Postby cohanzick creek » Sat Jan 12, 2013 12:03 pm

Truck Driver, before i got hurt at work. So now im disabled, and i get to stay home and play with my GWP's, hunting/fishing, tough job but someone'got to do it
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Re: Occupations

Postby sparkdog » Sun Jan 13, 2013 4:53 pm

Jack of all trades, master at one. I am a florida state certified plumbing contractor.
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Re: Occupations

Postby Hickboyaf » Wed Jan 16, 2013 4:30 am

Yet another ex airforce boy turned CNC machinist. Rodeo on the side for extra cash if I win but mostly only enough to pay to keep me headed down the road.
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Re: Occupations

Postby 4ShotB » Sun Jan 20, 2013 5:45 pm

According to my students, I torture young people for a living during the week. My official job description or title however is "High School Math Teacher".

Before that I was an engineer who ran manufacturing companies. I left that, took a few years off, and now I teach. I enjoy it and love the hours.
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Re: Occupations

Postby mobeasto123 » Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:58 pm

I got a Diploma to be a Techinician in eletronics but specialised in computer and web server. But The work around town wasn't good at all, it was better to work In Mc'Do . So I became a Papermaker for our so famous Resolute forestries products. :cry: I work there since 10 years now and not the best 10 years of my short 30 years of life.. But as we all say '' At Least I work '' !!
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Re: Occupations

Postby ewalker » Tue Nov 12, 2013 9:18 am

Currently DHS/TSA doing what we can to keep our transportation system safe, prior was Deputy Jail Commander for local Sheriff's Dept., my number 1 job take care of my special needs son and fostercare. We currently have 3 kids we foster. Small farm, raise a few feeder calves, horses, and the kids chickens.
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Re: Occupations

Postby SD44 » Tue Nov 12, 2013 2:32 pm

Retired 1SG US Army. Now working as a part time Safety Coordinator for and electrical contractor.
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Re: Occupations

Postby Fun dog » Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:19 pm

I work for Ididaride Sleddog Tours. Lots of dogs and lots of fun!
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Re: Occupations

Postby nitrex » Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:46 pm

Pastor of Cornerstone Bible Church in McPherson, Kansas.

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Re: Occupations

Postby phoenix » Tue Nov 12, 2013 6:06 pm

I own and operate a lawn care & landscaping company in Lynchburg VA and guide part time at Rasawek Hunting Preserve in Goochland VA. I seriously do the lawn care & landscaping so that I can chase birds! Works too, I get in 50-70 days a year. Previously U.S. Army, Bartender, ran a digger on a line crew, & was a restaurant manager.
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Re: Occupations

Postby Donnytpburge » Tue Nov 12, 2013 6:46 pm

Self employed land surveyor & logger.

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Re: Occupations

Postby jack the dog » Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:26 am

Licensed Building Contractor
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Re: Occupations

Postby gonehuntin' » Wed Nov 13, 2013 2:51 pm

Own a Flooring store now.
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Re: Occupations

Postby DonF » Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:56 pm

Retired! Took awhile but I have managed to forget the past, when I had to work and look to the future. Where if it looks like work or sounds like work, I go back to bed!
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Re: Occupations

Postby jwnissen » Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:58 pm

Got sick and tired of working for someone else who doesn't appreciate hard working people so i've decided to take charge of my life, make some changes and now i'm a network marketer!! So far, best decision I have ever made, at least career wise. Of course my wife and the military are the top 2. :D
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Re: Occupations

Postby rons » Wed Nov 13, 2013 8:27 pm

presently purchasing manager for automotive/heavy truck parts distribution. countdown to retirement.
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Re: Occupations

Postby Sharon » Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:54 pm

retired - teacher/drug counsellor at the local 450 member provincial detention centre for 47 years.
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Re: Occupations

Postby K3Britt » Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:06 pm

-Currently a US Army Reservist. Intelligence Analyst (35F)
-Nissan Salesman in the summer.
-Senior in college. Corporate Communication Major.

- Looking to get a career working with Pheasants/Quail Forever, Ducks Unlimited, or Delta Waterfowl. Really trying to find an opportunity to preserve the sportsman way of life.
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Re: Occupations

Postby nldd » Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:25 pm

Commercial Fisherman ,here in Newfoundland Canada :)
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Re: Occupations

Postby muleskinner » Thu Nov 28, 2013 7:58 pm

HVAC contractor....just joined this forum. Getting out of the hound business for bear and lion and got a couple of gsp's. Female is 6 yrs old...good little bird dog...male is a the best Ive ever had. Steady to wing and shot and will follow hand signals. Gonna get them after some birds shortly...joined a shooting preserve close by and am looking forward to pheasant, quail, and chukar.
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Re: Occupations

Postby Peak » Thu Nov 28, 2013 10:10 pm

I really find this thread interesting. I am a wildlife biologist specializing in habitat restoration......love it!
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Re: Occupations

Postby Grange » Fri Nov 29, 2013 9:50 pm

Peak wrote:I really find this thread interesting. I am a wildlife biologist specializing in habitat restoration......love it!


Do you specialize in a particular area? Some of the Wildlife Biologists I work with seem to specialize or at least excel on a certain aspect of their job. For example one of the Biologists really likes working with waterfowl habitat while another specializes in whitetail diseases. I so a lot of work with wetlands. Being located near the Great Lakes I like to work on spawning habitat of warm water species particularly northern pike.
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Re: Occupations

Postby S'setter » Sat Nov 30, 2013 10:11 am

BNSF Railway… The Structures dept.( Brigdes & Buildings)… I like it, Good place to work! My favorite job was a "Lower than Dirt" School Bus Driver!!! I miss my 120+ students
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Re: Occupations

Postby roaniecowpony » Mon Dec 02, 2013 5:10 am

I'm another desk jockey. I work for the big B as an "Airworthiness and Certification engineer". Basically I chat on the phone, play on a computer and send a bunch of email to the FAA to keep airliners in the air safely and legally. Lately, i spend a lot of time making sure people dont get out of line on their computer stuff. So I guess I'm not unlike a forum moderator. It has had some intense and fascinating times, but overwelmingly it has become boring. I guess thats good for the flying public, so you guys should be happy I'm bored :D .
My wife is another engineer. As we near retirement, I want to do what DonF does more and more.
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Re: Occupations

Postby natel24 » Tue Dec 03, 2013 8:45 pm

I am a mechanic at a nuclear power plant, I work on large pumps and valves mostly.
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Re: Occupations

Postby shocker35 » Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:04 pm

clinical specialty pharmacy
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Re: Occupations

Postby Peak » Sat Dec 07, 2013 8:18 pm

Do you specialize in a particular area? Some of the Wildlife Biologists I work with seem to specialize or at least excel on a certain aspect of their job. For example one of the Biologists really likes working with waterfowl habitat while another specializes in whitetail diseases. I so a lot of work with wetlands. Being located near the Great Lakes I like to work on spawning habitat of warm water species particularly northern pike.


I work the southern half of Utah. I am lucky because i get a lot of variety working in all habitat types. I have range, riparian, stream, and wetland projects. All my work must benefit species the federal government has responsibility for.
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Re: Occupations

Postby Tomb82 » Mon Dec 09, 2013 5:20 am

I'm a overhead power lineman for orange & rockland utilities in southern ny.
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Re: Occupations

Postby Grange » Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:17 pm

Peak wrote:
Do you specialize in a particular area? Some of the Wildlife Biologists I work with seem to specialize or at least excel on a certain aspect of their job. For example one of the Biologists really likes working with waterfowl habitat while another specializes in whitetail diseases. I so a lot of work with wetlands. Being located near the Great Lakes I like to work on spawning habitat of warm water species particularly northern pike.


I work the southern half of Utah. I am lucky because i get a lot of variety working in all habitat types. I have range, riparian, stream, and wetland projects. All my work must benefit species the federal government has responsibility for.


Sounds like a great job.
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Re: Occupations

Postby cutty72 » Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:25 pm

Military - Army Logistics
AMSOIL dealer on the side
looking at starting a shooting range on the farm.
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Re: Occupations

Postby nwnick » Wed Dec 18, 2013 10:57 pm

I manage a small chemical plant in a large chemical corporation
When I get time off and not bird hunting I guide part time for salmon steelhead and sturgeon
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Re: Occupations

Postby jbwardfamily » Thu Dec 19, 2013 8:34 pm

Community College Faculty and Academic Advising Center a Director. Great hours and all major holidays off. 30+ days off a year.
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Re: Occupations

Postby chevyrulz » Fri Dec 20, 2013 9:52 am

I work in healthcare, specifically radiology. I also do IT consulting on the side
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Re: Occupations

Postby atothek » Sat Dec 21, 2013 10:15 am

Dentist, don't forget to brush and floss twice daily :)
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Re: Occupations

Postby AZ Brittany Guy » Sat Dec 21, 2013 7:04 pm

atothek wrote:Dentist, don't forget to brush and floss twice daily :)


AAAHGGGRAAAAAAA!! I hate to floss, but my hygienist has shamed me into it :x
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Re: Occupations

Postby llewellinsetter » Sun Dec 22, 2013 10:12 am

IM a Chef. working on opening my own place I'm also an amateur lumberjack and photographer. I spend a ton of time in the woods with going into work at 2Pm i have all morning to chase birds deer and whatever is in season.
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Re: Occupations

Postby cybergundog » Sun Dec 22, 2013 7:32 pm

I manage cyber security for a large credit card company. It's everywhere you want to be....
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Postby LenS » Mon Dec 30, 2013 9:19 pm

Paramedic for 20 years and now a ER nurse
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Re: Occupations

Postby Wildirishman64 » Tue Dec 31, 2013 1:33 pm

Asst Director of Juvenile Services Barnabas Home
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Re: Occupations

Postby KsHusker » Thu Jan 02, 2014 11:06 am

jwnissen wrote:Got sick and tired of working for someone else who doesn't appreciate hard working people so i've decided to take charge of my life, make some changes and now i'm a network marketer!! So far, best decision I have ever made, at least career wise. Of course my wife and the military are the top 2. :D



What is a network marketer and what do you do?


I work as an insurance adjuster - best part is I work from home. Though Im pretty much maxed out in this career so want to move on to something else. Preferably real estate investment. Though saving $$ is the hard part. Have one rental but just found out having a child in May so thinking my hopes of buying another property in the next year or two got dashed and put on the back burner.
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Re: Occupations

Postby Trekmoor » Fri Jan 03, 2014 4:41 am

I got retired a few years back and I am now a Professional Layabout whenever my wife will allow it.

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Re: Occupations

Postby fishvik » Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:00 am

Grange wrote:
mtlhdr wrote:Fisheries Biologist by education. Lately I've been working on issues that potentially affect local water rights/supply, federal relicensing of a moderately sized hydroelectric/water supply project, and environmental compliance in Placer County, CA.


Fisheries is one of my degrees and that was the career I wanted when I was younger. Personally I'm glad I didn't make a career in fisheries. I do enough fisheries related work too keep me interested, but I'd get bored if that is all I did. I get to skip the math and most of the grunt work. I don't think I would have made that statement right after college and started looking for a permanent job. These days I prefer to focus more on watershed issues. I think I get "more bang for the buck" using a watershed approach to water related issues.


I work for the BLM as a fisheries bio. Though lately I think they should change my title to "fisheries bureologist" because most of my work is saving fish one document at a time. I think when I retire I would like to move to the upper midwest or southeast where fish are for catching and eating not just for protecting.
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