Althogh some think he was un-employed that was never said other than in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and that was because if he did have a job it would be a magical job and you couldn't tell a muggle that. Married Lilly Evans who with he had a son Harry Potter, and was a conceited, arrogant, jackass at Hogwarts where he and best friend Sirius Black tortured Severus Snape. Even his own son knows it, though whether James Ever grew out of his asswholeness is unknown but probable.
I've got a job, I ain't no James Potter.
James Potter had a job bitch. Your an arrogant asswhole, so it looks like you are a James Potter