From the Recovery Act jobs web site, which currently lists 127 stimulus-funded positions within NYC: Apply to become an “evidence technician” for the Drug Enforcement Agency, for up to $55,689 a year. The gig, which entails “administrative and technical duties associated with receiving, logging, storing, securing, and disposing of seized drug and non-drug evidence,” is accepting applications through Thursday. Interviewees are advised not to brag of of extensive prior knowledge of controlled substances.
The medical field is one of those things that is basically alchemy to us, given all the experience we have with it and our utter lack of contact with it due to being uninsured/young and unbreakable. That’s why we’re glad Gina Bellafante at the Times let us know what’s happening in the exciting field of medicine in […]
Nobody likes paying rent, except for maybe those weird kids you went to school with who’d remind the teacher about homework. But at least we can rest easy knowing that the rent we’re paying isn’t slowly sending us to the poorhouse because it hasn’t massively shot upwards while our wages have gone down just as […]
One of the reasons New York is so great is that in plenty of neighborhoods, you don’t need to own a car. But when it’s raining, you’ve got things to transport or your subway line is down, the humble taxi driver is there to pick your non-car owning self up from your decision. And not […]