Transportation Security Officer

  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA/DHS)
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Aug 01, 2019
Part time Customer Service Entry Level General Labor Government Transportation

Job Description

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) provides airport security for more than 450 airports across the U.S. and its territories. As a Transportation Security Officer (TSO), you may operate sophisticated equipment to screen baggage and cargo, perform passenger searches including pat-down searches, control terminal entry and exit points, and interact with the public to maintain an orderly secure environment while working in potentially stressful situations.

This entry-level position may be full-time or part-time and schedules will vary according to the needs of each airport.  All positions include full-time federal benefits, paid training and the potential for advancement offering limitless opportunities within our Federal Government.   These positions are part of the TSA under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Minimum experience or requirements: 

  • No experience required
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National at time of application submission
  • Be at least 18 years of age at time of application submission
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Pass a Drug Screening and Medical Evaluation
  • Pass a background investigation including a credit and criminal check
  • Selective Service registration required