Job Opportunity: Rat Catcher
Due to infrastructure activity in support of a new municipal toilet and bicycle lanes in the James Bay Municipality, the need for a RAT CATCHER at construction sites and adjoining community housing has deemed to be necessary.
Temporary position leading to full-time employment, salary negotiable.
UNIFORM: Green tights, khaki three quarter length jacket with leather belt and shoulder harness, green felt pointy boots and cap.
INSTRUMENTS: Flute, rodent cages (two dozen). Bait will be supplied.
RODENT ZONES: No. 1, Clover Point to Ogden Point; No. 2, Ogden Point to Royal BC Museum; No. 3, Inner Municipal area. The Rat Catcher will be responsible for disposal of rats. No firearms to be used.
EDUCATION: Biology with rodent and small carnivore behaviour as major. Background in pest management recommended.
MUSIC EDUCATION: Flute at high level.
CHEMISTRY: An option. Basic knowledge helpful.
Good communication and public relation skills. Physically fit. Public speaking and presentations at neighbourhood meetings mandatory.
Illustration by Rick Thomas