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Transportation Security Officer

Transportation Security Administration (TSA/DHS)
Job Description

Job Description:

Work Location : Mammoth Yosemite Airport
Wages: $16.91 per hour

Duties

Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) provide security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft in a courteous and professional manner. This includes:

•Operating various screening equipment and technology to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo and on passengers, and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft.
•Performing searches and screening, which may include physical interaction with passengers (e.g., pat-downs, search of property, etc.), conducting bag searches and lifting/carrying bags, bins, and property weighing.
•Controlling terminal entry and exit points.
•Interacting with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries.
•Engaging in continuous development of critical thinking skills, necessary to mitigate actual and potential security threats, by identifying, evaluating, and applying appropriate situational options and approaches.
This may include application of risk-based security screening protocols that vary based on program requirements.

For more information on working with TSA at Mammoth Yosemite Airport, please copy and paste this link in your address bar. https://hraccess-assessment.tsa.dhs.gov/AirportFAQs/MMH.pdf

Relocation Authorized
•No

Qualifications

Applicants must meet these qualifications in order to be further evaluated in the TSO hiring process:

•Have a high school diploma, General Educational Development (GED), High School Equivalency Test (HiSET), or Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) credential OR at least one year of full-time work experience in the security industry, aviation screening, or as an X-ray technique.
•Be proficient in the English language (i.e., able to read, write, speak, and comprehend).

The qualification requirements listed above must be met at the time of
application submission.

Veterans' Preference: TSA will provide employment preference to eligible veterans by applying veterans' preference as defined in the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (PL 107-71) and to those eligible under the provisions of Title 5, United States Code (USC), Section 2108.

Credit: Applicants must not have delinquent Federal or State taxes, past due child support payments, and must not have defaulted on $7,500 or more in delinquent debt (except for some bankruptcies).

Security Clearance

Job Requirements:

Key Requirements
•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
•Pass a Drug Screening and Medical Evaluation
•Pass a background investigation including a credit and criminal check
•No default on $7,500 or more in delinquent debt (but for some bankruptcies)
Full-time vs. Part-time:
Year Round vs. Seasonal: