Stonehenge needs a general manager and English Heritage will pay the right person 65,000 pounds ($99,000) a year.
The successful candidate will have to keep the prehistoric site running smoothly and present a professional appearance with the Druids and new-agers who regularly visit the landmark.
“It is also important to ensure we keep dignity for the stones, and that the solstice celebrations aren’t in some way compromising the mystery and integrity of the stones,” English Heritage properties director Tim Reeve told The Daily Telegraph.
So if you’re looking for a career in rock…
[Thanks to John King Tarpinian for the story.]
Wow! $99,000 a year just for putting up a chicken-wire fence and signs saying, “Weirdos Stay Out!” How do I apply for *this* job again?
This would have been an excellent position for the late Isaac Bonewits, who was both professionally and socially qualified, and who died in relative poverty.
Not suitable for people who can write nothing but unhelpful smart-ass, creedist, insulting remarks.
This reminds me of “The Pandorica Opens” episode of Doctor Who, in which, in the year A. D. 102, The Doctor and River Song ride horses to Stonehenge from the east The scene is cut just before they crest the rise immediately east of the henge, because if they topped it, the camera would have captured the monument’s parking lot and lot access road immediately between their location and the henge!