8. Unexploded Ordinance Handlers
Soldiers and police officers already have jobs that take guts, but what about the guys that specialize in unexploded ordinance. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought on a whole new kind of warfare that involves a lot of roadside bombs and other war torn countries have land mines from previous conflicts that are still a significant problem. If defusing a bomb doesn’t take balls of steel, then I don’t know what does.