September 3, 2015

21+ Outdoor Jobs That Will Free You From The Office

Answer the following question honestly: Would you rather work in a crowded office or would you rather work outside?

If you’re like the majority of JobMonkey fans, you instantly said you’d rather work outside. And who can blame you?! Being outdoors is awesome – fresh air, open spaces, great views, and no cubicles. So why haven’t you found a cool outdoor job yet?

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There are so many outdoor jobs that will free you from the office. You just have to know what jobs to look for. Some of them are a bit off the radar and may not pop up in your “traditional” job search. That’s why JobMonkey specializes in this cool niche – we want to help you find a job that makes you smile.

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We handpicked a selection of cool outdoor jobs that will free you from the office. They cover a wide variety of niches, employment types, locations, and pay, but they all have one thing in common – you’re outdoors during the work day.

If you would rather be in the mountains, on a beach, or behind the lens, why not a get a job that pays you to do just that? Here are 21+ outdoor jobs that will free you from the office:

  1. Surveyor
  2. Landscape Architect
  3. Park Ranger
  4. Surf Instructor
  5. Wilderness Therapist
  6. Raft Guide
  7. Golf Caddie
  8. Photographer
  9. Ski Patroller
  10. Wildlife Biologist
  11. Travel Blogger
  12. Arborist
  13. Wilderness Instructor
  14. Farmer
  15. Environmentalist
  16. Wildland Firefighter
  17. Geologist
  18. Safari Guide
  19. Fishing Guide
  20. Lifeguard
  21. Hunting Guide

By no means is this a complete list of outdoor jobs and volunteer opportunities. There are so many to choose from. Hopefully this post gets your brain buzzing with the possibilities of outdoor jobs and careers. You can discover more cool outdoor jobs on anytime. All you have to do is click.

Did we mention that many of these jobs are hiring people like you right now? Is it time to go office-free? Why don’t you start your outdoor job search right now?

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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