Transportation Security Officer (TSO) Full-time and Part-time
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is accepting applications for Full-time and Part-time Transportation Security Officers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). Paid, ongoing training will be provided; no experience is required.
Pay rate starting at $17.75 per hour (10% am/pm shift premiums, 25% extra on Sundays).
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 minimum qualifications:
Have either a high school diploma, General Educational Development (GED), High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) or Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) credential.
If none of the above, have 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).
Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
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.