Joined: Thu Feb 08, 2007 11:18 am Posts: 177 Location: Maputo, Mozambique
Is there a doctor on board please? How often have I heard this on a flights! Perhaps there is a full time occupation for a GP ... you get to tour the world for free by being the "yebo, yes! I am in the mining industry, specifically uranium - which is a by-product of gold! Yup, people its good clean burning fuel .... as opposed to fossil fuel! Google "nuclear" and get educated or with it! We are NOT the bad guys! BTW my SO is a Beancounter and I love him to bits! OK, I'll get off my hot boxnow!
Joined: Thu Jan 11, 2007 2:48 am Posts: 61 Location: Germany 51°29'55.05"N 7° 3'15.35"E
i´m working as a urban civil servant planning the development of the town. In former times i did my job in the public relief office and more time ago in the office for order.
I'm working now since 28 years and sharpened lots of pencils. So when i come back home in the evening, my girl-friend asks me if i´m tired or if i slept well in my office. She works as a nurse for old people and i offer her to be her client.
I am an electrical engineer, working for a company developing a commercial model of a new type of nuclear reactor. But I work with a whole bunch of mech-engs, so I have learnt a heckovalot of their stuff too.
Previously 11 years with Eskom. Left before the **** started, maybe there's a link?
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Joined: Tue Nov 14, 2006 11:32 am Posts: 957 Location: Krugersdorp
Another IT nerd : Software developer at a small IT co in Roodepoort. Also trained as a wildlife ecologist (Msc in Wildlife Management) but somehow (how did that happen?) got into IT and I actually enjoy it I also spent two years living in a tent in the Zimbabwe loweveld while I was doing my MSc.
Joined: Wed Nov 15, 2006 12:48 pm Posts: 227 Location: ...now or later on ?
The party organiser is here...I own liquor stores. And soon to be in a town near KNP, looking for a spot that side of the world. The trade sounds like a blast but has more headaches than anything else...and no the headaches are not consuming related
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Joined: Wed May 16, 2007 5:21 pm Posts: 45 Location: Cumbria/Northumberland border, UK
I studied agriculture at college and worked for DEFRA (department for the envoroment, food and rural affairs) paying farmers subsidies before having my son. At the minute I'm a full time mom and studying a degree in canine behaviour and training part time. I'm particually interested in scent work, tracking ect.
In the next year or so I plan to start training labs for gundog work and selling them on at a year or 18 months...... but who knows what'll happen?
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Joined: Mon Jan 31, 2005 10:20 pm Posts: 2965 Location: 4 hours from KNP : South Africa FAC Member (2014)
Two jobs, one I get paid for during the day, the other - no pay for Executive Housekeepers!!. I have been in my current job for 21yrs 5 months - previous one with Personal Consultants for a year - 4 year gap to bring up the kids and prior to that 10 yrs with Consulting Civil Engineers.
Joined: Sat Oct 06, 2007 7:05 am Posts: 8098 Location: Back home in the caravan at Malelane camp, KNP
Retired - or should that be re-treaded? - now..... Bliss!!!!
Actually took early retirement and bailed out of the mad bullying rat-race of the NHS in UK. I was working as a Neonatal Lecturer Practitioner at the time (ie half time hospital, half time Uni). Previously worked 9 years in Mission stations in Zambia and N KwaZulu/Natal.
Now qualified as a tour guide for Kruger and surrounding reserves - but not working as such - just available and enjoying visits as often as possible....
Joined: Wed Jan 31, 2007 11:05 am Posts: 185 Location: THE FAIREST CAPE
I'm a PRO doing social responsibility for a large retail company in SA. For the most part of it I sit behind a desk. My best is working on some of our large events and doing the photography for the department.
Joined: Sun Apr 29, 2007 1:12 pm Posts: 5008 Location: New Brunswick, Canada
I've worked for many companies, but always under the same roof! It's a large hotel in a large chain and I've been there since high school Worked through all the various departments and settled into accounting. I have worked most of the jobs in the office but I really like where I am now...part-time (SO says semi-retired and responsible for the payroll, biweekly with 225 employees.
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Joined: Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:45 pm Posts: 237 Location: Richards Bay
Chee CC - Thats quite a big hotel hey?
Im a PA for an Architect Firm and well any PA will agree with me that there is never a dull moment in our job titles, especially when things go wrong and you had nothing to do with it, and somehow its your fault! I organise, organise and organise! If i have to give you all my duties it will take forever so i will keep it at that!
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