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    Looking for a Killer Job? Russian Museum Seeks Executioner

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    One lucky applicant could add "hangman" to their resume, that is, if they execute their duties as required. St. Petersburg's "Vyborg Castle" Museum announced a competition for the unusual position of executioner and posted a corresponding job offer on the Russian social networking site Vkontakte.

    According to the ad, the "hangman" is expected to participate in the interactive exhibition "Chamber of Torture," which will open in May this year.

    The unusual position has already attracted a lot of applicants wanting to get ahead and have the "impressive" job experience on their resume.

    Applicants are expected to be between18 to 30 years of age and fulfill a number of requirements: they must be accurate, patient, polite, stress-resistant and have a good sense of humor. Good knowledge of English also would be an advantage.

    The "executioner" will take care of the whole exhibition and communicate with visitors on a daily basis. The successful applicant is promised a five-day working week and official employment in accordance with Russia's Labor Code.


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