Cool travel jobs hiring right now – If you're a barber with a sense of adventure, the US Antarctic research center McMurdo Station is currently looking for an on-site hairstylist.
McMurdo Station – McMurdo (pictured) is one of several Antarctic bases regularly recruiting support staff, from chefs to firefighters.
Kitty treats – Responsibilities include creating birthday treats and hosting parties for rescued Bengal tigers like Sierra, pictured.
Director of toughness – Outdoor gear brand Columbia is hiring two "directors of toughness" who can "test gear in the most unforgiving conditions on Planet Earth and then tell the world about it." Interviews will be held in tough-to-reach locations around the world.
Elves wanted – Santa Claus Village in Lapland hires extra elves to work at its post office in both winter (November to March) and summer (June to August).
Sorting letters – In addition to selling special stamps and souvenirs, they -- and potentially you -- wear elf clothes and Christmas hats and sort letters for Santa next to a cozy fireplace.
HMS Artful – A Royal Navy submarine like the newly commissioned HMS Artful could be the successful applicant's new home.
Northern light spotter – Finland's Arctic Snow Hotel was recruiting this month for a northern lights spotter. The role was snapped up, but there's still a slim chance of getting a position as a receptionist, maid or guide.
Live-in housekeeper at Buckingham Palace – This could be your new pad if you get the job as live-in housekeeper at London's Buckingham Palace. The application deadline is September 30.