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Need a Job this Summer? Here’s Where to Look
No one wants to be stuck behind a desk when the weather is warm, here are nine jobs from CareerBuilder.com that will pad your pocket without compromising your summer.

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The Great Outdoors

If you're in the market for a job, but don't want to miss out on the excitement of summer, you're in luck. Careerbuilder.com found nine places to work while still enjoying your summer and soaking up some rays.

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Lifeguard

They say life is a beach, so brush up your emergency and rescue skills and work as a lifeguard this summer. This job requires you to have quick reflexes and first-aid and CPR training.

Salary: $17.46/hour

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Landscape Assistant

Cut lawns, plant flowers, distribute mulch and control pesky weeds all while enjoying the outdoors and beautifying a park or someone's house.

Salary: $13.00/hour

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Bike Messenger

If you’re the type who prefers to work alone and in an urban setting, this is the perfect job for you. But be warned: This is not a job or someone looking to take a relaxing stroll on a bike, messengers must work at a fast pace to ensure packages are delivered on time.

Salary: $11.78/per hour

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Amusement Park Worker

Who doesn't love being in an amusement park? Sell tickets, cotton candy, or help people on and off rides

Salary: $10.14/hour

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Construction Worker

Summer is the perfect time to get a construction job especially since many states have stimulus money to repair the nation's roadways.

Salary: $20.08/hour

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Personal Trainer

Forget the stale environment a gym often provides. If you are in great shape, highly motivated and able to design workout and diet plans, you may want to consider becoming a personal trainer. Instead of relying on a boring gym, you could take your clients on a hike or set up a boot camp training session in the park.

Salary: $25.19/hour

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Event Planner

Event planners deal with an array of conventions and events that are often hosted outdoors. From planning weddings, corporate events and even celebrity parties, this job is good for individuals with strong people and organizational skills.

Salary: $39.60/hour

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Valet Parking Attendant

Take and retrieve cars for guests upon arrival or departure from events, restaurants, hotels, hospitals and other venues where parking is difficult to find. Warning: Be prepared to work rain or shine.

Salary: $9.51/hour (plus tips)

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Golf Caddie

Spend your summer on the golf course this summer carrying clubs and giving advice to golfers.

Salary: $11.30/hour (plus tips)

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Need a Job this Summer? Here’s Where to Look

No one wants to be stuck behind a desk when the weather is warm, here are nine jobs from CareerBuilder.com that will pad your pocket without compromising your summer.

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