1) The company says its motto is "if there is a problem, the worst thing you can do is send an email." It makes sense, and I would normally agree. But the company actually uses this tactic to eliminate documentation. The company likes to operate in the gray area where the house always wins. But word to the wise: even when times seem good, document everything.
2) If you're going to do this, make this a short term role. Don't make this a career.