NASA opened up the protector of Earth from alien threats
NASA opened the competition for the position of “officer for the protection of the planet” (Planetary Protection Officer), the duties of which is to protect the Earth and its inhabitants from any alien threats. The annual salary of the employee will be from 124 thousand to 187 thousand dollars.
This was reported on the USAJobs website.
The officer must prevent micro-organisms from other celestial bodies to the contamination of the Earth’s biosphere. He is also obliged to take the necessary measures to earth the astronauts were not hurt in the same way other planets. Finally, the employee will advise colleagues and ensure the implementation of instructions from the leaders of manned and automated missions.
From applicants require a background in engineering and a willingness to travel. A contract with a successful applicant is three years. The position is open until August 14, 2017. These positions are only in NASA and the European space Agency.