For $25 An Hour, You Too Can Be A Crocodile Handler
Friday, January 24, 2014
The job entails moving crocs from where they shouldn't be — to where they should be. An official tells the South Florida Sun Sentinel it is looking for someone who is "low Key" — not just calm in collecting crocodiles but also in handling angry homeowners.
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne with a news of a job opportunity in sunny South Florida, paying $25 an hour: Crocodile handler. The job involves responding to complaints about nuisance crocs. A state official tells the South Florida Sun Sentinel it's looking for someone who is low Key - not just calm while relocating crocodiles but also in handling those homeowners who are upset to discover they're living in a crocodile habitat and the crocs will stay. It is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.View this story on npr.org