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Transportation Security Administration: Transportation Security Officer – Ak

Transportation Security Administration

This is a Full-time position in King Salmon, AK posted October 23, 2020.

King Salmon, AKMant vacancies$19.08 to $27.26 per hourMust successfully complete the Transportation Security Officer (TSO) candidate evaluation process.

If selected for a position, you will play a vital role in supporting the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) mission.King Salmon Airport (AKN) is a seasonal airport and thereby maintains a seasonal schedule dependent on airport operations.

Screening operations for passengers and baggage are located inside the terminal and may or may not be temperature controlled.Rs and baggage are located inside the terminal and may or may not be temperature controlled.Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) provide security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft in a courteous and professional manner.

This includes:Operating various screening equipment and technology to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo and on passengers, and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft.Performing searches and screening, which may include physical interaction with passengers (e.G., pat-downs, search of property, etc.), conducting bag searches and lifting/carrying bags, bins, and property weighing up to 50lbs.Controlling terminal entry and exit points.Interacting with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries.Maintaining focus and awareness while working in a stressful environment which includes noise from alarms, machinery and people, crowd distractions, time pressure, and disruptive and angry passengers, in order to preserve the professional ability to identify and locate potentially life threatening or mass destruction devices, and to make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations.Engaging in continuous development of critical thinking skills, necessary to mitigate actual and potential security threats, by identifying, evaluating, and applying appropriate situational options and approaches.

This may include application of risk-based security screening protocols that vary based on program requirements.Retaining and implementing knowledge of all applicable Standard Operating Procedures, demonstrating responsible and dependable behavior, and is open to change and adapts to new information or unexpected obstacles.

Travel RequiredOccasional travel A minimum of two (2) weeks of travel in a full-time duty status will be required to complete TSA’s New Hire training.

New Hire training and travel requirements vary by duty location and may require up to six (6) weeks of full-time duty status travel.

This training will occur away from the employee’s airport of record.

Employees will be paid for compensable hours and reimbursed for authorized travel expenses per TSA Travel Policy.

While employed with TSA, other occasional travel may be required.Conditions of EmploymentMust be a U.S.

Citizen or U.S.

National and at least 18 years of agePass a drug screening, medical evaluation, and background investigationSubject to post-employment random drug and/or alcohol testingMust be registered for Selective Service (males born after 12/31/59)Must be available to work various shifts and overtime, as neededMandatory travel for training and occasional travel may be requiredFor more info and to apply go to our websiterecblid mp0h2hok7v56b9252qe1n2ytsksbb5