Sign-on Bonus: TSA is offering a sign-on bonus of up to $1,000 for this location to eligible new hires – $500 after onboarding and an additional $500 after one year of service, with service agreement. This initiative applies to TSO new hires that onboard through September 30, 2022.
Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) provide security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft in a courteous and professional manner. This includes:
Operating various screening equipment and technology to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo and on passengers, and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft.
Performing searches and screening, which may include physical interaction with passengers (e.g., pat-downs, search of property, etc.), conducting bag searches and lifting/carrying bags, bins, and property weighing up to 50lbs.
Controlling terminal entry and exit points.
Interacting with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries.
Maintaining focus and awareness while working in a stressful environment which includes noise from alarms, machinery and people, crowd distractions, time pressure, and disruptive and angry passengers, in order to preserve the professional ability to identify and locate potentially life threatening or mass destruction devices, and to make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations.
Engaging in continuous development of critical thinking skills, necessary to mitigate actual and potential security threats, by identifying, evaluating, and applying appropriate situational options and approaches. This may include application of risk-based security screening protocols that vary based on program requirements.
Retaining and implementing knowledge of all applicable Standard Operating Procedures, demonstrating responsible and dependable behavior, and is open to change and adapts to new information or unexpected obstacles.
Hiring: TSA may apply a gender-specific (male or female) hiring preference to fill TSO positions in order to meet security mission and same gender pat-down job-related requirements. At airport locations where it is necessary to apply the hiring preference, candidates of the needed gender will be provided preference in the scheduling of the computer based aptitude test, airport assessments, processing and selection.
How to attend
What to prepare
Smartphone and/or passwords to access your email and USAJOBS account.
Do not bring firearms, knives, or weapons of any kind. Possession of such items will result in dismissal from the facility.
Preferred dress code
Casual (come as you are, but please be presentable)
About Transportation Security Administration
Join the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to begin the hiring process for the Transportation Security Officer (TSO) position.
Sign-on Bonus: The Transportation Security Administration is offering a sign-on bonus of up to $1,000.00 for this location, which includes $500 after onboarding and an additional $500 after one year of service (with service agreement). This initiative applies to TSO new hires that onboard between March 14 and September 30, 2022.
(GEG-Spokane International Airport) Sign-on Bonus: The Transportation Security Administration is offering a sign-on bonus of up to $2,000.00 for this location, which includes $1,000 after onboarding and an additional $1,000 after one year of service (with service agreement). This initiative applies to TSO new hires that onboard before September 30, 2022.
TSA offers rewarding, meaningful careers and professional growth. We are a team of dedicated individuals who work hard to deliver our mission of protecting the nation’s transportation systems and ensuring safe travels.
TSOs are the backbone of TSA and represent the public face of the agency to millions of travelers a day. They are responsible for screening passengers, baggage and cargo to keep our transportation systems safe.
What to expect?
Attend an information session to learn more about the TSO position and employment with TSA;
Apply for the TSO position, staff will be onsite to assist with the application process
Questions and answers session at the end of the event
Offers within 30 days does not apply to TSA events
Resumes are NOT required to apply for TSO positions
Tips for the Event
If you don’t feel well, please do not attend.
Face masks required. Social distancing and COVID-19 health and safety protocols will be observed.
Please be prepared for possible wait times.
18 years or older
U.S. citizen or national
High school diploma, GED or security experience equivalent
No previous security experience is required
What is a hiring event?
Think of it like a job fair, but for one company and more personal. Hiring events are a great way for employers to fill multiple roles quickly. Hiring is a human process, and they would like to meet you to see if you’re a fit!