Are you a kind and caring person who loves to cuddle pandas? Xinhua News Agency reported that the China Giant Panda Protection and Research Center in Ya’an, Sichuan province is looking for a panda caretaker with a salary of 200,000 yuan or $32,000 per year.
So what does the fun-filled job of a professional panda cuddler do everyday? “Your work has only one mission: spending 365 days with the pandas and sharing in their joys and sorrows,” organizers said.
This position as a panda caretaker also has a privilege of using an SUV and receiving free meals with accommodation. Applicants should be at least 22 years old and have some basic knowledge of pandas.
“Many people at our center do the same job, but the salary was never that high,” said Heng Yi, a publicity official at the panda center. Volunteers at the center, who account for 80 percent of the base’s staff, are mostly from Japan, Europe and the United States, Heng said.
Best job in the world: Panda cuddler for $32,000 per Year. See below as cute pandas looking for hugs.