Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Charlotte , NC
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Transportation Security Officer (TSO)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Charlotte, NC Full-time
Posted on June 25, 2018

Transportation Security Officer (TSO)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)


The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is hiring full- and part-time Transportation Security Officers at Charlotte/Douglas International Airport (CLT). Paid, ongoing training will be provided; no experience is required. 

Starting pay: $15.74 per hour

(Includes locality pay of 16.21%.)

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.

A minimum of two (2) weeks of travel in a full-time duty status will be required to complete TSA’s New Hire training. New Hire training and travel requirements vary by duty location. This training will occur away from the employee’s airport of record. Employees will be paid for compensable hours and reimbursed for authorized travel expenses per TSA Travel Policy.

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.

U.S. Citizenship Required. Equal Opportunity Employer.