Are you physically fit? Are you 18 or older? Do you have the mannerisms of a secretive assassin, and also great people skills?
If the answer to all of these is yes, apply now to be a ninja.
Japan’s Aichi prefecture is reportedly hiring six full-time ninjas to boost tourism in the region. Applicants must have a love of history and acrobatic skills. Proficiency in Japanese is a bonus, but not required. The full job description is available here (in Japanese). Pay is ¥180,000 ($1,600) per month.
Ninjas were secretive spies and assassins in feudal Japan, but Aichi’s ninjas will need to be a lot more comfortable operating in the open. The job requires regular performances and media appearances.
Applications close March 22.