Transportation Security Officer - Military Veterans
at Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Transportation Security Officer
Open & closing dates
09/26/2023 to 01/08/2024
Pay scale & grade
$69,028.00 to $85,870.00 PA
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.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was created in the wake of 9/11 with a mission to strengthen the security of the nation’s transportation systems while ensuring the freedom of movement for people and commerce. It’s our vision to act as an agile security agency that engages its partners and the American people to outmatch a dynamic threat. The agency will continuously set the standard for excellence in transportation security through its people, processes, technologies and use of intelligence to drive operations.
TSA recognizes that veterans have demonstrated leadership, integrity, teamwork and commitment to public service. Veterans serve across TSA in a wide range of positions including Transportation Security Officers, Federal Air Marshals, Explosives Specialists, Intelligent Analysts, Canine Handlers and various other mission support positions. You’ll appreciate the camaraderie of working with a dedicated team in an environment where a lasting career can take shape.
We invite you to take advantage of the many career opportunities at TSA and learn more about the federal hiring process at jobs.tsa.gov/federal-hiring-process. Qualified veterans and their family members may be ranked and placed ahead of other applicants when applying to a job announcement that’s open to the general public.