How Do You Apply for Airport Security Jobs?


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Applying for airport security jobs is simple and it involves going to the USAJOBS website, doing a search for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and then applying for any of the available positions presented by the search. The TSA is in charge of the security of the traveling public in the United States, states its website.

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How Do You Apply for Airport Security Jobs?
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The 107th Congress passed the Aviation and Transportation Act in November 2001, which also established the TSA. The TSA completed mandates in the Act that includes assuming the civil aviation security functions from the Federal Aviation Administration and the hiring, training and deployment of security officers for the commercial airports in the U.S. and its territories.

The following shows one way of applying for a TSA job, as stated on the TSA Jobs website.

  1. Visit the USAJOBS website
  2. Point a browser to the USAJOBS website.

  3. Do a keyword search
  4. Once there, use the search tool using "TSA" as a keyword. Alternatively, navigate to the Advanced and International Search page to conduct a more detailed job search. More filters and options are available on the advanced page including, job title, vacancy announcement and occupation code.

  5. Select a position
  6. Select and click on a position on the search results to continue applying for the position. Follow the instructions to complete the application.

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