What is your job/career?

Discussion in 'General discussions' started by Jeff_Bartel, Oct 13, 2005.

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  1. Jeff_Bartel

    Jeff_Bartel Puritan Board Graduate

    Since we're doing "get to know you" threads like What is your age?, I thought I would start one on vocations.

    What do you do for a livin'?
  2. VictorBravo

    VictorBravo Administrator Staff Member

    Well I'll start off with mine. I'm one of those cursed lawyers.

  3. fredtgreco

    fredtgreco Vanilla Westminsterian Staff Member

    Lawyer (In House Counsel)
    Teaching Assistant
    Seminary Student
  4. youthevang

    youthevang Puritan Board Freshman

    Admin Assistant
  5. Puddleglum

    Puddleglum Puritan Board Sophomore

    Well, I'm currently a full-time student. I've had several different jobs over the past couple of years (some part-time, some full-time): daycare assistant, biology tutor, respite care provider, nursing assistant / personal care attendent . . .
    Hopefully, in 2 years I'll be done with school and have my RN license!
  6. Philip A

    Philip A Puritan Board Sophomore

    I am a civilian mechanical design engineer for the Navy at China Lake.
    The security department allows me to tell you that I am an engineer on base ;)

    I make cool toys for Navy flyboys. :cool:
  7. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Puritan Board Doctor

    I've had my share of jobs as well. Currently I'm a life and health insurance agent, focusing mainly on health.
  8. PuritanCovenanter

    PuritanCovenanter Moderator Staff Member

    I started out working on Fighter Jets in the Navy. Worked at a Dialysis Center for a while. Worked for a Christian bookstore while going to School. Worked for Minolta Business Systems as a Service Tecn. Been on Disability for going on four years. Viral Cardiomyopathy. A Virus almost killed my heart.
  9. WrittenFromUtopia

    WrittenFromUtopia Puritan Board Graduate

    Student beyond full-time (18 credit hours)
    Work at Chick-Fil-A part-time (23 hours a week)
  10. Greg

    Greg Puritan Board Sophomore

    I'm an electrician. Been in the trade now for 10 years.
  11. matt01

    matt01 Puritan Board Senior

    Behavioral Specialist--working with adults who have suffered traumatic brain injuries
  12. Swampguy

    Swampguy Puritan Board Freshman

    Teach English as a second language and international outreach
  13. LadyFlynt

    LadyFlynt Puritan Board Doctor

    Wife, momma, homemaker, teacher, dressmaker, and independant consultant.

    Formerly a manuscript typist (my name is in a book!), nanny, temporary receptionist for a law group, church librarian, and sunday school secretary. (oh, and toss in waitress as well, but many have done that)

    There's my resume...pretty simplistic.
  14. wsw201

    wsw201 Puritan Board Senior

    Commercial credit officer at JPMorganChase.
  15. SolaScriptura

    SolaScriptura Puritan Board Doctor

    Former US Army Ranger. What else is there? Seriously.

    Well, though nothing is as cool as being a Ranger, some other relatively highpoints in my vocational past are: I was a youth pastor, in college I was a teacher's assistant, I was a security supervisor at a very large company, and now I'm a chaplain candidate in the US Army.

    [Edited on 10-14-2005 by SolaScriptura]
  16. SolaScriptura

    SolaScriptura Puritan Board Doctor

    matthew - that is quite a thought provoking avatar you've got! :)
  17. HuguenotHelpMeet

    HuguenotHelpMeet Puritan Board Freshman

    I am blessed to be a stay-at-home-full-time Mommy to a couple of little olive plants. I also am a HuguenotHelpMeet.

    Before the kids, I worked with hubby at a lawfirm in DC. I was the receptionist for a couple of years and then the file manager.

    I was a Sonic car hop in highschool as well as a grocery store cashier.

    [Edited on 10-14-2005 by HuguenotHelpMeet]
  18. LarryCook

    LarryCook Puritan Board Freshman

    I was:
    a cook at a fast food joint
    a dishwasher at an officer's club
    a salesman at sears
    an army medic
    an army helicopter pilot
    a coast guard helicopter pilot
    a navy helicopter flight instructor
    a flightsafety classroom instructor
    a usairways pilot instructor

    and now I'm a civilian helicopter ems pilot...and my eldest son's home schooling teacher/coach/mentor (5th grade)

    and for the other thread, I'm 50

    [Edited on 10-14-2005 by LarryCook]
  19. Poimen

    Poimen Puritan Board Post-Graduate

    I was a professional student for 7 years, a landscaper and car washer for a year and a half, an intern pastor for one year and now I am an ordained pastor.
  20. Presbyrino

    Presbyrino Puritan Board Freshman

    Computer Programmer/Web Developer
  21. Average Joey

    Average Joey Puritan Board Junior

    Wal-Mart overnight stocker.

    Taking course to get Accounting Associate Degree.
  22. brymaes

    brymaes Puritan Board Sophomore

    Bi-vocational Minister.
    My "secular vocation" has me working in shipping/recieving in a warehouse 3 days a week.
    Also an M.Div candidate with Whitefield Theological Seminary.
  23. Romans922

    Romans922 Puritan Board Professor

    Seminary Student (16 credits)
    Maintence worker (15 hrs/wk)
    Cafeteria worker (5 hrs/wk)
  24. VirginiaHuguenot

    VirginiaHuguenot Puritanboard Librarian

    Paralegal at a Washington, DC law firm.
  25. BrianBowman

    BrianBowman Posting Priviledges Revoked

    Software Developer for the past 22 years of major "geek-friendly" file systems, device drivers, compiler code generator, various/sundry miscelleaous formats and low-level system utilites. Currently coding security related software for an object-oriented metadata server (co-inventor of a Patent-pending process for a portion of such).

    I speak Assembler, C, Java, SAS Datastep and Macro, SQL, etc. and hope to be reading Biblical Hebrew respectably in the next 3 years or so. :) My English could be better :p

    [Edited on 10-14-2005 by BrianBowman]
  26. JWJ

    JWJ Puritan Board Freshman

    Bi-vocational: Minister of the Gospel and Chemist.
  27. LadyCalvinist

    LadyCalvinist Puritan Board Junior

    I've worked at:
    Christian bookstores,
    Paralegal in Philadelphia,
    Graduate assistant,
    Now for the government as an archivist
  28. alwaysreforming

    alwaysreforming Puritan Board Sophomore

    Military Police
    Loss Prevention
    Life Insurance Salesman
    Furniture Salesman
    Retail sales/manager
    Currently opening a fitness related franchise called "L.A. Boxing"
  29. gwine

    gwine Puritan Board Sophomore

    Good to see another brother in the trade. I have 14 years. Before that I was a supervisor in the printed circuit board manufacturing industry for 20 years.
  30. ReformedWretch

    ReformedWretch Puritan Board Doctor

    House Parent.

    If you need details just ask. I believe most of you know. If not check out my site www.dontlietokids.net
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