My First Job: Jeb Lacey

May 19, 2012 at 12:19 a.m.

Jeb Lacey, emergency management coordinator

Jeb Lacey, emergency management coordinator   Frank Tilley for The Victoria Advocate

• Name: Jeb Lacey

• Age: 31

• City of residence: Victoria

• Current title: Victoria County emergency management coordinator

• First job: I was a tour guide with Lake Shasta Caverns in California.

What it taught me: I learned how to tell jokes for tips, and also counted a lot of stairs during tours. It helped me keep my mind occupied. The job helped me save up for my first car and afford car insurance during the school year. I had a lot of fun and met a lot of interesting people from all over the world.

My First Job is a feature that highlights people's first - or wackiest - job and what they learned from the experience. Please limit responses to 100 words or less. Responses may be edited for style, content or length. A photo of the jobholder accompanies the feature.



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