Bemidji, Minnesota

Overview

Transportation Security Officer (TSO)

Open & closing dates

05/11/2022 to 07/29/2022

Pay scale & grade

SV D

Appointment type

Permanent

Salary

$16.90 to $24.15 Per Hour

Work schedule

Part-Time

Location

Bemidji, Minnesota

Duties

Summary

Transportation Security Officers are responsible for providing security and protection of travelers across all transportation sectors in a courteous and professional manner. Their duties may also extend to securing high-profile events, important figures and/or anything that includes or impacts our transportation systems. Learn more about the Transportation Security Officer (TSO) role on the TSA Careers Website.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National and at least 18 years of age
  • Pass a drug screening, medical evaluation, and background investigation
  • Subject to post-employment random drug and/or alcohol testing
  • Must be registered for Selective Service (males born after 12/31/59)
  • Must be available to work various shifts and overtime, as needed
  • Mandatory travel for training and occasional travel may be required

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Announcement number

BJI-F19-P001

Control number

618965600

Bemidji, Minnesota

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was created in the wake of 9/11 to strengthen the security of the nation’s transportation systems while ensuring the freedom of movement for people and commerce. Within a year, TSA assumed responsibility for security at the nation’s airports and deployed a Federal workforce to meet Congressional deadlines for screening all commercial airline passengers and baggage. In March 2003, TSA transferred from the Department of Transportation to the Department of Homeland Security.

TSA employs a risk-based strategy to secure U.S. transportation systems, working closely with stakeholders in aviation, rail, transit, highway, and pipeline sectors, as well as the partners in the law enforcement and intelligence community. The agency will continuously set the standard for excellence in transportation security through its people, processes, technologies and use of intelligence to drive operations.

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