More than 10,000 people from all over the world have applied for the job of paintball bullet tester that was posted by the British company, UKPaintball.The company has over 60 paintball locations throughout Britain. The response has amazed the company and job applicants were from Britain, the United States, Canada, and even India.
It seems there's no shortage of applicants for the position of "human bullet impact tester". With a salary of $60,000 (50,000 euros/ £40,000), it is definitely something to think about.
A number of questions come to mind about the job. How would you list that job on your resume? Can you think of a nice way to tell someone you're wanting to date that your job is running while being shot at with paintball bullets? Just imagine the look on the face of someone that you're trying to get to approve a loan for a house or car.
Brendan Spaar has applied for a number of jobs in the past and each one requires special skills. One wonders what qualifications you have to have in order to get hired for this job. Applicants have listed a range of different skills to prove they were up to the job, including one who said he was fat, so he'd be easier to hit. "We've had individuals hoping to secure the job including an ex-army soldier boasting previous experience of guns and weaponry... and an ex-magician's assistant who was once almost shot for real in an illusion that went horribly wrong,"said UKPaintball owner Justin Toohig. .
If this is the job of your dreams then you might want to hurry and apply. Brendan Spaar has one request- if you get an interview, please post the video online so we can all see what the "test' is like.