Security Officers

Transportation Security Administration   State College, PA   Part-time     Law Enforcement / Security
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Posted on April 11, 2021

University Park Airport - UNV

Transportation Security Officer (TSO) – Part-time
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is accepting applications for part-time Transportation
Security Officers at University Park Airport (UNV). Paid, ongoing training will be provided; no
experience is required.
• Pay rate starting at $16.51 per hour
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.
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.