Occupations and Workers

lieutenant commander
a commissioned officer in the Navy ranking above a lieutenant and below a commander
 
minister
a diplomat representing one government to another; ranks below ambassador
 
raw recruit
an inexperienced and untrained recruit
 
cost accounting
keeping account of the costs of items in production
 
text editor
an editor who prepares text for publication
 
agricultural laborer
a person who tills the soil for a living
 
presidency
the office and function of president
 
treadmill
a job involving drudgery and confinement
 
shearer
a workman who uses shears to cut leather or metal or textiles
 
Daniel
a wise and upright judge
 
farmerette
a woman working on a farm
 
conductress
a woman conductor
 
wiper
a worker who wipes
 
pottery
the craft of making earthenware
 
forty-niner
a miner who took part in the California gold rush in 1849
 
coalman
someone who delivers coal
 
supercargo
an officer on a merchant ship in charge of the cargo and its sale and purchase
 
coyote
a forest fire fighter who is sent to battle remote and severe forest fires (often for days at a time)
 
cropper
small farmers and tenants
 
emirate
the office of an emir
 
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