You know who is taking a bite out of the Big Apple? Rats, that's who. Manhattan is the second 'rattiest' city in the Country with Chicago at #1 and Los Angeles at #3. Orkin, the pest control company, also found that Albany, Buffalo and Syracuse made the list of Top 50 Rattiest Cities.

What can be done about this? Well, New York City is looking for a take no prisoners, rodent exterminating assassin and they are willing to pay well over $100,000 to the right killer.

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According to the New York City Office of the Mayor Deputy Mayor of Operations, there is a job opening for Director of Rodent Mitigation and it pays up to $170,000. In this role you will need to have the "drive, determination and killer instinct to fight the real enemy, New York City's relentless rat population."

Before you apply to be the Director of Rodent Mitigation ask yourself, do you have the killer instinct? Will you be able to catch and kill? According to the job description, you will be expected to lead from the front, using hands-on techniques to exterminate rodents with authority and efficiency.

Photo by slyfox photography on Unsplash
Photo by slyfox photography on Unsplash

If you would like to be New York's next 'Rat Czar', please send a copy of your resume, a cover letter, and three references to the Mayor's Office. Should you land the job you will be required to live in New York City within 90 days of being appointed leader of the 'Rat Pack', so to speak.

Are you qualified with that swashbuckling attitude, crafty humor, and general aura of badassery? If so, this might be the gig for you. For complete qualification requirements and a full job description click HERE.

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