Transportation Security Officer (TSO) at Denver International Airport

Denver, CO

Job status
Full time, Part time
$18.10 – Hourly
Job description

Transportation Security Officer (TSO) – Full-time and Part-Time

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)




The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is accepting applications for Full-time and part-time Transportation Security Officers at Denver International Airport (DEN). Paid, ongoing training will be provided; no experience is required. 


·       Pay rate starting at $18.10 per hour. 




Specific duties for TSA Transportation Security Officers include: 

·       Screening passengers, cargo and bags for prohibited and dangerous objects and materials. 

·       Maintaining efficient passenger traffic flows through security checkpoints. 

·       Monitoring airport security measures and reporting potential vulnerabilities and weaknesses.



Applicants must meet these minimum qualifications:


·       Have either a high school diploma, General Educational Development (GED), High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) or Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) credential.

·       If none of the above, have at least one year of full-time work experience in the security industry, aviation screening or as an X-ray technician.

·       Be proficient in English (i.e., able to read, write, speak and comprehend).

·       Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.

·       Must be at least 18 years of age.




TSA offers an attractive federal benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan similar to a 401(k); Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days and paid federal holidays.


Other benefits may include a uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; transportation subsidies and ongoing training with tuition reimbursement. DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities. 





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