Transportation Security Administration (TSA) - Transportation Security Officer (TSO) - Salt Lake City, UT (Female Candidates Only)
Department: Department Of Homeland Security
Agency: Transportation Security Administration
Job Announcement Number: SLC-F09-P001
SALARY RANGE: $29,131.00 to $43,697.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Monday, July 02, 2012 to Wednesday, August 01, 2012
SERIES & GRADE: SV-1802-D
POSITION INFORMATION: Part-Time - Permanent
PROMOTION POTENTIAL: E
DUTY LOCATIONS: MANY vacancy(s) - Salt Lake City, UT
This position is located at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities, towns, and country-sides across the nation, you will be on the front line of the Department of Homeland Security's TSA team as they secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and public transit systems, thus protecting our transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency, please visit http://www.tsa.gov/join/index.shtm
To view the Transportation Security Officer (TSO) Realistic Job Preview video, please visit http://www.realisticjobpreview.net/tsa_final.htm
Please Note: This Job Opportunity Announcement is being used to fill positions at this airport location only. If you are interested in a different airport location, you will need to apply to a job opportunity announcement for that specific location when advertised.
•Pass a background investigation including a credit and criminal check
•Pass a Drug Screening and Medical Evaluation
•No default on $7,500 or more in delinquent debt (but for some bankruptcies)
•No delinquent Federal or State taxes or past due child support payments
•Selective Service registration required
Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) provide security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft in a courteous and professional manner. This includes:
•Operating screening equipment to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo and on passengers, and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft;
•Performing searches, to include hand-wand and pat-down searches;
•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.
Applicants must meet these qualifications in order to be further evaluated in the TSO hiring process:
•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;
•Be proficient in the English language (i.e., able to read, write, speak, and listen);
•Have a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) credential OR at least one year of full-time work experience in the security industry, aviation screening, or as an X-ray technician.
TSA will only accept applications submitted via USAJobs. To view the full job description and apply online, please visit http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/317632100