Transportation Security Officer (TSO)

Company Name:
Department Of Homeland Security
### JOB SUMMARY:
About the Agency
TSA may apply a gender-specific (male or female) hiring preference to fill TSO positions in order to meet security mission and same gender pat-down job-related requirements. At airport locations where it is necessary to apply the hiring preference, candidates of the needed gender will be provided preference in the scheduling of the computer based aptitude test, airport assessments, processing and selection.
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.
_Securing Travel, Protecting People_ -At the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities, towns, and country-sides across the nation, you will be on the front line of the Department of Homeland Security''s TSA team as they secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and public transit systems, thus protecting our transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce.
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Salary Information: The salary range listed includes locality pay of 14.16% and reflects the salary range for a full-time position. However, salaries for part-time positions will be pro-rated based upon the actual number of hours worked.
Job Title: Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
Department: Department Of Homeland Security
Agency: Transportation Security Administration
Job Announcement Number: AUG-F09-P001
SALARY RANGE: $29,422.00 to $44,134.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, May 01, 2014 to Thursday, May 08, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: SV-1802-D
POSITION INFORMATION: Part-Time - Permanent
PROMOTION POTENTIAL: E
DUTY LOCATIONS: MANY vacancies - Augusta, ME
WHO MAY APPLY: Open to All U.S. Citizens and U.S. Nationals
SECURITY CLEARANCE: Not Applicable
SUPERVISORY STATUS: No

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