Aruba Tourism Authority is hiring for ‘the easiest job in the world’

The Aruba Tourism Authority is looking for a sunny personality to take on what it has called “the easiest job in the world”: One Happy Island’s new meteorologist. It’s the ultimate entry-level position, requiring no prior experience and next to no effort as you soak up the delights of this sunny Dutch Caribbean destination (well, for a glorious week, at least).

With year-round clear skies, tropical trade winds, and plenty of sunshine, Aruba’s weather forecast for any given day doesn’t require much weather expertise. The tourism authority explained that Aruba enjoys more sunny days each year than any other island in the Caribbean, and that’s saying something.


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“Very often, unexpected weather conditions force travelers to reschedule their long-awaited vacation. Fortunately, Aruba is blessed with consistently clear and sunny skies, making it the perfect destination for visitors to explore and enjoy at any time of the year,” Aruba Tourism Authority CEO Ronella Croes said in a statement provided to Travel + Leisure. “Through the ‘World’s Easiest Job’ campaign, we aim to find the perfect meteorologist to help us showcase the island’s beautiful climate.”

Since so-called work is basically child’s play, let’s be real and call it a free vacation, because the rest of the lucky winner’s time will be spent enjoying the sun and sand, sipping drinks tropical islands and discover all that Aruba has to offer. They will stay at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Aruba Resort, a new beachfront property located on Eagle Beach, ranked among the best beaches in the world.

You can apply online by registering and submitting a 30-second audition video for a chance to win a seven-day, six-night trip to One Happy Island. The selected person will serve as the weather reporter for the week and will feature in spots for Aruba’s official social media channels, reminding the rest of the world that the island’s weather hardly ever changes.

Legal residents of the continental United States and Canada (excluding Quebec) can enter through the official website, which is accepting submissions through March 31.

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