TSA Hiring Part-Time Screeners at 98 Airports Across the Country

U.S. Newswire


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November 12, 2003

WASHINGTON -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) continues to accept job applications for part-time screeners with federal benefits at airports across the country.

"TSA has great part-time screener positions with federal benefits available," said Adm. James M. Loy, Administrator of TSA. "These part-time screeners will serve the community by keeping dangerous items off airplanes."

For information on how to apply, please visit http://www.tsa.gov and then click on "Employment" or https://tsacaree rs.recruitsoft.com. For additional information, candidates can contact TSA Recruitment Services at 1-800-887-1895 or TTY 800-887-5506.

Below are the airports where TSA is accepting applications.

Huntsville-Madison County Airport (HSV), Huntsville, Ala.; Juneau International Airport (JNU), Juneau, Alaska; Ketchikan International Airport (KTN), Ketchikan, Alaska; Sitka 'Rocky Gutierrez' Airport (SIT), Sitka, Alaska; Yakutat Airport (YAK), Yakutat, Alaska; John Wayne Airport (SNA), Santa Ana, Calif.; Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Los Angeles, Calif.; Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK), Oakland, Calif.; Modesto City County Airport H Sham Field (MOD), Modesto, Calif.;

Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY), Monterey, Calif.; Norman Y. Mineta International Airport (SJC), San Jose, Calif.; Palm Springs International Airport (PSP), Palm Springs, Calif.; San Diego International Airport, Lindbergh (SAN), San Diego, Calif.; San Luis Obispo County Airport (SBP), San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA), Santa Barbara, Calif.; Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX), Santa Maria, Calif.; Visalia Municipal Airport (VIS), Visalia, Calif.;

Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS), Colorado Springs, Colo.; Cortez Municipal Airport (CEZ), Cortez, Colo.; Denver International Airport (DEN), Denver, Colo.; Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO), Durango, Colo.; Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE), Eagle, Colo.; Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport (FNL), Loveland, Colo.; Gunnison County Airport (GUC), Gunnison, Colo.; Walker Field Airport (GJT), Grand Junction, Colo.; Yampa Valley Regional Airport (HDN), Hayden, Colo.;

Bradley International Airport (BDL), Windsor Locks, Conn.; Key West International Airport (EYW), Key West, Fla.; Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport (ATL), Atlanta, Ga.; Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field (BOI), Boise, Idaho; Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN), Hailey, Idaho; Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA), Idaho Falls, Idaho; Joslin Field, Magic Valley Regional Airport (TWF), Twin Falls, Idaho; Pocatello Regional Airport (PIH), Pocatello, Idaho; Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), Chicago, Ill.; O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Chicago, Ill.; Blue Grass Airport (LEX), Lexington, Ky.; Owensboro Daviess County Airport (OWB), Owensboro, Ky.;

Logan International Airport (BOS), Boston, Mass.; Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), Columbia, Md.; Alpena County Regional Airport (APN), Alpena, Mich.; Bishop International Airport (FNT), Flint, Mich.; Capital City Airport (LAN), Lansing, Mich.; Cherry Capital Airport (TVC), Traverse City, Mich.; Chippewa County International Airport (CIU), Kincheloe, Mich.; Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW), Detroit, Mich.; Houghton County Memorial Airport (CMX), Calumet, Mich.; Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO), Kalamazoo, Mich.; Manistee County Blacker Airport (MBL), Manistee, Mich.; MBS International Airport (MBS), Freeland, Mich.; Muskegon County International Airport (MKG), Muskegon, Mich.;

Brainerd-Crow Wing County Airport (BRD), Brainerd, Minn.; Chilsom-Hibbing Municipal Airport (HIB), Hibbing, Minn.; Grand Rapids-Itasca County Airport (GPZ), Grand Rapids, Minn.; International Falls Airport (INL), International Falls, Minn.; Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), St. Paul, Minn.; Rochester International Airport (RST), Rochester, Minn.; St. Cloud Regional Airport (STC), St. Cloud, Minn.; Thief River Falls International Airport (TVF), Thief River Falls, Minn.; Gallatin Field Airport (BZN), Belgrade, Mont.; Glacier Park International Airport (FCA), Kalispell, Mont.; Helena Regional Airport (HLN), Helena, Mont.; Missoula International Airport (MSO), Missoula, Mont.;

Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO), Greensboro, N.C.; Lebanon Municipal Airport (LEB), West Lebanon, N.H.; Manchester Airport (MHT), Manchester, N.H.; Newark International Airport (EWR), Newark, N.J.; Albany International Airport (ALB), Albany, N.Y.; John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Jamaica, N.Y.; LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Flushing, N.Y.; Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK), North Canton, Ohio; Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE), Cleveland, Ohio; Eastern Oregon Regional Airport at Pendleton (PDT), Pendleton, Ore.; Portland International Airport (PDX), Portland, Ore.;

Venango Regional Airport (FKL), Franklin, Pa.; Tri-Cities Regional Airport (TRI), Blountville, Tenn.; Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), Austin, Texas; Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), DFW Airport, Texas; Easterwood Airport (CLL), College Station, Texas; San Antonio International Airport (SAT), San Antonio, Texas; Waco Regional Airport (ACT), Waco, Texas;

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), Crystal City, Va.; Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD), Herndon, Va.; Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), Seattle, Wash.; Tri-Cities Airport (PSC), Pasco, Wash.; Central Wisconsin Regional Airport (CWA), Mosinee, Wis.; Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (EAU), Eau Claire, Wis.; Dane County Regional Airport (MSN), Madison, Wis.; General Mitchell International Airport (MKE), Milwaukee, Wis.; Outagamie County Airport (ATW), Appleton, Wis.;

Cheyenne Airport (CYS), Cheyenne, Wyo.; Gillette-Campbell County Airport (GCC), Gillette, Wyo.; Laramie Regional Airport (LAR), Laramie, Wyo.; Riverton Regional Airport (RIW), Riverton, Wyo.; Rock Springs-Sweetwater County (RKS), Rock Springs, Wyo.; Sheridan County Airport (SHR), Sheridan, Wyo.; Worland Municipal Airport (WRL), Worland, Wyo.; Yellowstone Regional Airport (COD), Cody, Wyo.

Part-time security salaries will depend upon a screener's work schedule. Hourly wages can range from $11.30 to $16.96 depending on experience, plus locality pay. Part-time security screeners also are eligible for federal benefits including health insurance, life insurance, retirement, paid annual (vacation) and sick leave. The amount of the premium paid for both health and life insurance and retirement as well as accrued annual (vacation) and sick leave are based upon the work schedule.

Transportation security screeners' duties include providing frontline security and protection of travelers, airports and airplanes by identifying dangerous objects in baggage and on passengers. Their job is to prevent those objects from being transported onto aircraft by utilizing diverse, cutting edge electronic detection and imaging equipment, as well as using the lessons learned from a concentrated training curriculum.

Recruitment of potential candidates is the first step in the deployment of federal screeners. Candidates need to apply on-line and must meet the minimum requirements under the law. Candidates are then assessed, and if hired, are required to successfully complete 40 hours of classroom instruction and 60 hours of on-the-job training. The entire process takes several weeks.

All candidates must meet minimum qualification requirements established by law including:

-- U.S. citizen or U.S. national.

-- High school diploma, GED or equivalent, or 1 year of security or aviation screening experience.

-- English proficiency.

-- Pass a background check.

For additional information regarding TSA, please visit our Web site at http://www.tsa.go.

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