How do you apply for TSA jobs?


Quick Answer

Job seekers can apply for jobs at the Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, by reviewing open job postings listed on USAJobs, finding postings that match their location and interests and following the instructions in the posting. The TSA usually contacts the best qualified applicants for interviews.

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How do you apply for TSA jobs?
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Full Answer

The TSA lists vacant job openings and accepts applications through the federal personnel management website USAJobs. To apply for a job with the TSA, use the following steps.

  1. Look at postings on USAJobs
  2. Job seekers can browse the list of all vacancies in federal offices or do a search for positions with specific agencies. They can search by keyword, job title, location or federal agency.

  3. Review relevant job postings
  4. Applicants should look at job postings carefully to make sure that they meet the application criteria. The TSA requires all employees to have United States citizenship, be fluent in English and to pass a background check. Applicants can also review individual postings to see if their education level, qualifications, experience and interests fit the job in question.

  5. Apply for the job
  6. To apply for a job, applicants must create an account on USAJobs. Applicants can create a profile and an online resume, which they can then use to apply for any federal job. When applying for specific positions, candidates should follow any specific instructions listed in the posting. Some postings may require documents such as transcripts or veterans' forms.

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