Wanted: One coffee corporal.
The Canadian military, which has a number of challenging jobs for those in uniform, has just posted details for applicants who want to fill the role of a caffeine commando.
The job posting is actually for a clerk at the Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School at the Saint-Jean Garrison in Quebec.
But the main duties will be to make coffee. According to the job posting, the successful applicant will “plan and prepare coffee orders, efficiently control the inventory and services of the coffee machines, gather all the money collected from the coffee machines and accordingly make the deposits to the bank.”
The applicant will also oversee setting up the commanding officer’s coffee every Friday morning and will also need to “maintain high accuracy during special functions set up under tight deadlines.” In addition, the clerk will be an assistant treasurer for the money taken in for activities such as the sale of coffee.