Lumber industry is pretty prominant in Skyrim too, lot's of dull but stable careers in that area. --- "I used to rescue presidents, then I took an arrow in the knee...and still rescued the president." -Snake Plissken
I'd stick with the group to help build our community.
I'd likely be a Guard because of what I do IRL.
When not working, I'd somehow get involved with writing. Maybe transcribing things from the Jarl's meetings, or helping out in the library (if we had one), etc.. --- When all else fails, and you're being overrun, grab a meatshield. Hail HYDRA!