RESOURCE Potential Jobs: Space Saga SciFi

Discussion in 'DEVELOPING CHARACTERS & CULTURES' started by Diana, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. Need a career for a character in a SCIFI setting? Never fear! We've compiled a list of potential job opportunities just for you! Feel free to comment and post your own suggestions as well to help make this list even better.


    June 13, 2016: Updated to include all sensible, non-redundant suggestions as well as a bunch of new ones! -Astaroth


    A
    Agricultural Engineer
    Agronomist
    Air Marshal
    Algorithm Analysis Expert
    Alien Rights Activist
    Allergy Tester
    Ambassador
    Android Rights Activist
    Arbiter
    Aromatherapist
    Artist
    Assassin
    Asteroid Miner
    Astrogator
    Astrophysicist
    Astrophysics Professor
    Atmospheric Operator
    Augmentation Engineer

    B
    Banker
    Berserker
    Bureaucrat
    Bioengineer
    Biologist
    Biomechanic
    Bioweapon Specialist
    Black Hole Researcher
    Black Hole Theorist
    Black Ops
    Body Modification Engineer
    Body-Double Clone
    Bomb Squad Specialist
    Botanist
    Bounty Hunter
    Brigadier General

    C
    Cadet
    Captain
    Cargo Handler
    Cartographer
    Cerebral Entertainment Coordinator
    Chemist
    Chief Air Marshal
    Colonel
    Comet Miner
    Commander
    Commodore
    Communications Officer
    Companion
    Cook
    Cosmetic Geneticist
    Counter-Alien Response Officer
    Courier
    Cruiseliner Captain
    Cryostasis Engineer
    Cryostasis Maintenance Worker
    Customs Officer
    Cyber Priest
    Cybernetic Hacker
    Cybernetic Security Officer

    D
    Dancer
    Dark Matter Researcher
    Decorator
    Deep Space Miner
    Deep Space Researcher
    Defense Specialist
    Demolition Expert
    Dentist
    Deportation Officer
    Diagnostician
    Dictator
    Dilettante
    Diplomat
    Doctor
    Droid Repairman
    Drone Operator
    Drug Dealer

    E
    Ecologist
    Electrical Engineer
    Electrician
    Endangered Species Protection Officer
    Engineer
    Engramatic Vacation Designer
    Ensign
    Entomologist
    Environmental Designer
    Exoskeleton Maintenance Worker
    Explorer
    Extravehicular Soldier

    F
    Fashion Designer
    Fashion Police
    Field Operative
    Financial Planner
    Firefighter

    First Contact Specialist
    First Mate
    First Response Crisis Officer
    Freedom Fighter
    Freelancer
    Frontiersman

    G
    Gambler
    Gamer
    Gemologist
    General
    Genetic Engineer
    Geologist
    Gravity Generation Operator
    Guard
    Gun Runner
    Gunner

    H
    Holograph Programmer
    Holographic Artist
    Hydroelectric Engineer
    Hydroponics Gardener
    Hyperspace Theorist

    I
    Intelligence Operative
    Intergalactic Peacekeeper
    Intergalactic Police Officer
    Inventor
    Investigator

    J
    Jailer
    Janitor
    Judge
    Jump-Gate Operator
    Jump-Gate Repairman
    Junk Trader
    Justice of the Peace

    K
    King/Queen
    Kingpin
    Kitchen Assistant
    Knowledge Engineer

    L
    Labor Union Representative
    Lieutenant
    Lieutenant General
    Livestock Trader
    Logistician

    M
    Magistrate
    Marine
    Martial Judge
    Mech Mechanic
    Mech Pilot
    Mech-Chess Player
    Medic
    Medical Engineer
    Medical Officer
    Mercenary
    Merchant
    Meteorologist
    Military Detainment Officer
    Mission Control Officer
    Mobile Suit Pilot

    N
    Nano Assassin
    Nanotechnician
    Nanotechnology Expert
    Navigator
    Neurosurgeon
    News Anchor
    News Correspondant
    News Reporter
    Nuclear Engineer
    Nuclear Power Manager
    Nuclear Power Operator
    Nuclear Power Technician
    Nuclear Weapon Specialist

    O
    Orbital Trash Collector
    Oxygen Farmer

    P
    Paranormal Researcher
    Paranormal Theorist
    Pilot
    Planetary Governor
    Planetary Marshal
    Planetary Welcoming Committee Member
    Pleasure Doll
    President
    Priest/Priestess
    Prospector
    Psychic

    Q
    Quantum Anomaly Researcher
    Quantum Physicist
    Quantum Physics Professor
    Quarry Manager
    Quartermaster

    R
    Rebel
    Renegade
    Repo Man
    Research Assistant
    Researcher
    Rift Engineer
    Rift Specialist
    Robotic Engineer

    S
    Sanitation Worker
    Scavenger
    Ship Infiltration Officer
    Shipping Coordinator
    Singer
    Slave
    Slave Trader
    Smuggler
    Solar Engineer
    Solar Meteorologist
    Sonic Engineer
    Space Gladiator
    Space Pirate
    Space Ranger
    Space-Lane Maintenance Worker
    Spatial Analyst
    Star Fleet Academy Professor
    Strategist
    Surveyor

    T
    Technician
    Technomancer
    Technopriest
    Temp Worker
    Temporalspatial Mechanic
    Terraformer
    Time Traveler
    Tinkerer
    Translator
    Transportation Specialist
    Travel Agent

    U
    Urban Planner
    Urban Task Force Soldier

    V
    Vigilante
    Voice Talent

    W
    Warlord/lady
    Warrant Officer
    Waste Treatment Technician
    Water Reclamation Technician
    Weapons Specialist
    Weather Anomaly Specialist
    Worldscaper

    X
    Xeno-Political Relations Officer
    Xenobiologist
    Xenobotanist
    Xenomorphist

    Y
    Youth Sales Representative

    Z
    Zero-G Athlete
    Zero-G Task Force Officer
    Zoologist
     
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  2. A
    Agronomist (farm scientist)
    Astrogator
    Admiral

    B
    Botanist
    Biologist
    Blank (body to be loaded with programming)

    C
    Cruise Liner Captain
    Courier
    Commander
    Cook
    Companion/Courtesan
    Cartographer

    D
    Dancer
    Dilletante
    Decorator

    E
    Ensign
    Environmental Designer
    Exoskeleton Maintenance
    Engramatic Vacation Designer (We'll sell you the memory of a lifetime!)
    Ecologist
    Entomologist

    F
    Fire Control
    Freedom Fighter
    Financial Planner
    Frontiersman

    G
    Gladiator
    Gunner
    General
    Gamer (Controlling a combatant from a distance style)
    Geologist
    Gemologist
    Gambler
    Genetic Engineer

    H
    Holograph programer
    Hyperspace Theorist
    Hydroponics Gardener

    I
    Intelligence Operative
    Investigator

    J
    Justice of the Peace
    Jump-Gate Repairman
    Jump-Gate Operator

    K
    King
    Kingpin


    L
    Lieutenant
    Level Designer
    Logistician

    M
    Medic
    Mission Control Officer
    Miner

    N
    Neurosurgeon

    O
    Orbital Platform Soldier
    Oxygen Farmer

    P
    Pleasure Doll
    President

    Q
    Quarry manager
    Question Keeper (Keeps vital information safe and holds passwords)
    Quartermaster

    R
    Renegade
    Rebel

    S
    Solar Weather Expert
    Sonic engineer
    Singer
    Slave
    Strategist

    T
    Technician
    Temporalspatial Mechanic
    Time Traveller
    Temp

    U
    Urban Planner
    Urban Task Force Solider

    V
    Vigilante
    Villain
    Voice Talent

    W
    Waste Treatment Technician
    Water Reclaimation Technician
    World Design

    X
    Xenobiologist (study of alien biology)
    Xenobotanist (study of alient plants)
    Xenomorphist (Study of alien cultures)
    Xeno Political Relations

    Y
    Youth Sales Representative (Buy youth at half the price!)

    Z
    Zoologist
    Zero-G Task Force
    Zero-G Sports Star
     
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  3. Activist (Android and alien rights)

    Allergy testing (New plants, foods, and animals - especially ones from entirely different ecosystems and evolution paths - seem kind of risky)

    Body modifiers/Cosmetic geneticists (Could range from horns for sport sparring to iridescent skin for aesthetics)

    Doctors who specialize in treating hybrid species

    Planetary welcoming committees of some sort (For non-native species dealing with culture shock, acclimatizing to the new environment, etc)
     
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  4. A
    Arbiter
    D
    Demolition Expert
    P
    Peacekeeper
     
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  5. A member of the squad of marines that is first to get ambushed and killed by the mysterious new alien threat.
     
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  6. A
    Astrophysics Professor
    Algerrythim Analysis Expert
    Archmage
    Aroma Therapist
    Artist
    Air Chief Marshal
    Air Marshal
    Atmospheric Operator (How else are you going to breath in the space colonies and on the ships.)
    Academic Researcher

    B
    Body Engineer
    Banker
    Bio-weapon Specialist
    Black Opps Specialist (Military Faction Unit)
    Brigadier General
    Bomb Squad Specialist
    Black Hole Theorist
    Black Hole Specialist
    Black Hole Researcher

    C
    Chemist
    Carpenter
    Corner
    Champion Gladiator
    Cardinal
    Commodore
    Colonel
    Comet Miner
    Communication Service Specialist
    Clone

    D
    Deportation Officer
    Detention Officer
    Dentist
    Doctor
    Detective
    Door Guard
    Deep Space Researcher
    Drug Dealer
    Drug Trafficker


    E
    Endangered Species Protection Officer
    Electrical Engineer
    Electrical Specialist

    F
    Foreign Dictator
    Field Operative Specialist
    First Star General
    Four Star General
    Five Star General
    Fashion Designer

    G
    Gun Runner
    General
    Gravity Generator Operative (How else do you expect to have gravity in zero gravity)
    Game Producer
    Game Programmer
    Game Tester
    Dark Matter Researcher

    H
    Halo Specialist
    Hyrdo Sanitary Specialist (You need water to live)
    Hydroelectric Engineer
    Hearing Specialist
    Harbinger
    Hero (local regions)
    Human Trafficker

    I
    Interstellar Dimensional Traveler
    Interplanetary Researcher
    Interplanetary Field Operative Specialist
    Intergalactic Police Force
    Intergalactic Magistrate
    Intergalactic Warrant Officer
    Intergalactic Judge
    Intergalactic Bounty Hunter
    Intergalactic Repo. Officers
    Iron Worker
    Inventor
    Interplanetary Mapmaker

    J
    Jokers and Jesters (everyone loves a good Clown)
    Jailers
    Jazz Musicians
    Jedi

    K
    Key Maker
    Kitchen Assistant
    Knowledge Engineer
    Kryostatsis Engineer
    Kryostatsis Maintenance

    L
    Love Makers
    Lieutenant General
    Limb Designer
    Language Communication Translator
    Labor Union Committee
    Labor Union Representative
    Labor Union Member

    M
    Magistrate
    Martial Judge
    Medical Engineer
    Military Detainment Officer
    Meteorologist
    Mobile Suit Pilot
    Mobile Drone Operator
    Livestock Trader

    N
    Nanotechnition
    Nanotechnology Expert
    Nanotechnology Designer
    News Anchor
    News Reporter
    News Corespondent
    Nuclear Engineer
    Nuclear Weapon Specialist
    Nuclear Power Operative
    Nuclear Power Manager
    Nuclear Power Technician

    O
    Optical Medical Specialist

    P
    Planetary Marshal
    Psychics
    Paranormal Researcher
    Paranormal Theorist
    Priests
    Priestesses

    Q
    Quantum Physic Professor
    Quantum Anomaly Researcher

    R
    Robotics Designer
    Robotic Charging Station Specialist
    Rift Engineers
    Rift Specialist
    Rogue

    S
    Space Ranger
    Space Hunter
    Space Police Cadets
    Spacial Analysis Specialist
    Space Smuggler
    Star Fleet Operative
    Star Fleet Academy Professor
    Sith

    T
    Two Star General
    Three Star General
    Time Space Transmission Specialist
    Temporal-spacial Designer
    Technology Engineer
    Technology Specialist

    U
    Universal Translator Designer
    Universal Transportation Specialist

    V
    Visionary Bureaucrat
    Vulcan Academy Professor

    W
    Weapon Defense Specialist
    Weather Anomalies Specialist

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  7. Extra Vehicular Activity Soldier/ Technician (basically dude who goes out into the cold inky hardness of space in a suit to do a job).
     
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  8. I feel like "Augment Engineer" might fit here.
     
  9. Red Shirt
     
  10. Holographic Artist
    Tourist
    Priest (Because who wouldn't worship aliens and ancient artifacts?)
    Berserker (Light skirmisher, used in quick infiltration, terrorism, and ambushes. Strike terror in the hearts of the enemy)
    Diplomat
    Tinkerer
    That-Guy-Who-Mops-the-Decks-of-Star-Destroyers (You know there's a janitor on those things somewhere. Has to be)
     
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  11. Bumping this because of newly-added material!