Transportation Security Officer (TSO)

3 days left

Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Oct 16, 2018
Closes
Nov 15, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Description:

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is hiring full-time Transportation Security Officers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP).  Paid, ongoing training will be provided; no experience is required.

Full-time starting salary: $16.71 per hour

Includes 23.37% locality pay.

Join us at our TSA Presentation and Application Assistance Event

Thursday, October 25, 2018

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sessions begin at the top of each hour

Bloomington Workforce Center

4220 W. Old Shakopee Rd. #100

Bloomington, MN

JOB SUMMARY:

Specific duties for TSA Transportation Security Officers include:

  • Screening passengers, cargo and bags for prohibited and dangerous objects and materials.
  • Maintaining efficient passenger traffic flows through security checkpoints.
  • Monitoring airport security measures and reporting potential vulnerabilities and weaknesses.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet these qualifications in order to be further evaluated in the TSO hiring process:

  • Have a high school diploma, General Educational Development (GED), High School Equivalency Test (HiSET), or Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) credential OR at least one year of full-time work experience in the security industry, aviation screening, or as an X-ray technician.
  • Be proficient in English (i.e., able to read, write, speak and comprehend).

BENEFITS

TSA offers an attractive federal benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan similar to a 401(k); Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days and paid federal holidays.

Other benefits may include a uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; transportation subsidies and ongoing training with tuition reimbursement. DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities.


TSA also provides part-time Transportation Security Officers the opportunity to take advantage of receiving Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) while only paying the same low cost as full-time employees.  

 

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