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  1. One who makes arrows.


  2. A female employee of a family who teaches children within their home. In contrast to a nanny (formerly called a nurse) or a babysitter, she concentrates on teaching children.


  3. Person engaged in the art of mounting or reproducing animals and humans for display.


  4. A person who sews for a living.


  5. Someone who makes wooden staved vessels of a conical form, of greater length than breadth, bound together with hoops and possessing flat ends or heads. Examples of this person's work include but are not limited to casks, barrels, buckets and tubs.


  6. Term applied to the art of untrained and unnamed painters of the American Colonies, or to the artists themselves. Typically the art is ornamental decoration for signs, clock faces, fire buckets, fire screens, etc.


  7. A specialist in the leather processing industry who after the tanning process applies techniques of dressing, finishing and colouring to the tanned hide to make it strong, flexible and waterproof.


  8. One who has tenure and use of the land that is a fenced or enclosed area, usually small and arable with a his/her dwelling thereon.


  9. Street seller of fruit and vegetables. The term derived from the words for a type of apple and monger, i.e. "seller", came to be particularly associated with the "barrow boys" of London who would sell their produce from a wheelbarrow or wheeled market stall.


  10. A wine steward who is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, commonly working in fine restaurants, who specializes in all facets of wine service.


  11. Someone involved in the business of funeral rites. The job often entails the burial or cremation of the dead, as well as the planning and arrangement of the actual funeral ceremony.


  12. Someone who removes hair from animal hides in preparation for tanning.


  13. An employee who lives on the premises of apartment buildings and serves as a general property caretaker; while the phenomenon and the term are most common in France, they can be seen elsewhere.


  14. An official responsible for investigating deaths, particularly those happening under unusual circumstances, and determining the cause of death.


  15. S/he is the direct assistant of the executive chef and is second in command. May be responsible for scheduling, and filling in for the executive chef when he or she is off-duty.


  16. Person engaged in the process of wine production, from the selection of grapes to the bottling of finished wine.


  17. A content specialist of a heritage institution (museum, gallery etc.) who is responsible for an institution's collections.


  18. A person who keeps honey bees for the purposes of securing commodities such as honey, beeswax, pollen; pollinating fruits and vegetables.


  19. A person who sells small, commonly used items of clothing via retail which can include ribbons and buttons or completed accessories such as hats or gloves.


  20. A construction professional that selects, cuts, installs, replaces, and removes residential, commercial, and artistic glass. They also install aluminum storefront frames and entrances, glass handrails and balustrades, shower enclosures, curtain wall framing and glass and mirror walls.


  21. Also known as a coppersmith, he is one who works copper.


  22. A hotel porter, who helps patrons with their luggage while checking in or out. The name is derived from the fact that the hotel's front desk would ring to summon an available employee, who would jump to attention at the desk in order to receive instructions.


  23. An officer who can administer oaths and statutory declarations, witness and authenticate documents and perform certain other acts depending on the jurisdiction.


  24. First used by the French military, he was one who excavated trenches under defensive musket or artillery fire to advance a besieging army's position.


  25. A professional in the practice of the management and maintenance of trees. Work may also include care of shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody plants.


  26. A wine merchant who assembles the produce of smaller growers and winemakers and sells the result under its own name.


  27. A specialist in equine hoof care, including the trimming and balancing of a horse's hoof so as to fit shoes to the horse's foot.


  28. Somebody who makes shoes and other articles from fine soft leather. The word is derived from the leather produced in Córdoba, Spain.


  29. A member of the deck department of a ship. On naval vessels, the s/he is a warrant officer or petty officer and on merchant ships, the foreman of a ship's deck crew and is sometimes also third or fourth mate.


  30. A business professional who deals with the financial impact of risk and uncertainty.


  31. Historically, he was a person who worked with ropes for hoisting the sails of a ship. Today, he specializes in the lifting and or moving of extremely large and/or heavy objects.


  32. In theatre, the responsibilities of this profession typically include the hiring of actors, the development of a season of plays with a sense of the coherence among them, the assistance with and editing of new plays by resident or guest playwrights and the like.


  33. A person who installs plastic moulding strips into slotted edges of metal tabletops using a mallet and bandsaw.


  34. An occupation in the Middle Ages, now defunct. This person was chosen by the lord of the manor or elected by the villagers to lead the sowing and harvesting, to impound stray cattle, and to supervise hedging and temporary fencing around hay meadows.


  35. Someone who makes or sells candles and/or soap.


  36. Was traditionally a person who could read and write. This usually indicated secretarial and administrative duties such as dictation and keeping business, judicial, and history records for kings, nobility, temples, and cities.