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Lee Mac

Updated 3 days ago

Working hours for Transportation Security Officer - 2750 Replies

[QUOTE who="WJ in Roseland, New Jersey"]I heard there would not be another class for a while. Newark seems to take a long time to hire. I began my...


Moving to Nashville on 4/30, looking for somewhere to stay

Hello! I am moving to Nashville on 4/30 to start a TSO job at the airport on 5/4. I was wondering if anybody knew of somewhere fairly cheap to stay,...


Updated 11 days ago

Lifting 70 lbs - 3 Replies

Haha, thank you both. Boosted my confidence by quite a bit. If it's as simple as lifting up and down for a few seconds, I'm very confident I can....


Updated 15 days ago

CHS? - 4 Replies

What did the medical consist of? I am scheduling mine soon.


Updated 15 days ago

medical - 3 Replies

What else does the medical consist of? As far as lifting the 70 pounds, do you have to carry it also to another destination or just lift it...


TSA Hiring (IAH)

Has anyone applied to IAH airport recently. I applied last October and on my Candidate Dashboard I have a star over Airport Assessment but no one...


Updated 2 months ago

TSO Hiring - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="SunnyAugust14 in Eglin Afb, Florida"]I just got invited to the airport assessment and want to know what goes down. Also if anyone has any...



Does anyone happen to know if there are any upcoming classes for LAS? I'm in the ready pool.


Updated 3 months ago

X-Ray Exam - 1 Reply



I just noticed my application is expired, good luck for those of you still waiting for calls!

It looks like they're only hiring females in DC , Maryland and virginia areas, the wait has been long and painful for me, have been in the ready pool...


Updated 7 months ago

Transportation Security Officer airport transfer - 3 Replies

well at least you could have accepted that job. Being a transportation security officer airport transfer is really a good job. hmmm... i also one...

Earl in Texas

Updated 8 months ago

Tso hours and wages - 4 Replies

Hi, i just got a job offer from Dallas Love Field airport, but i haven't called back. I was just wondering if anyone on here is currently or was a...

Julie in Eagle River, Alaska

medical hold issues

I have a sinking suspicion that I may be disqualified. All steps have been completed and now they have me placed on medical hold due to asthma...

Nadja W in Salt lake City, Utah

Changing Preferred airport - Ready Pool

Hello During my AA I was told I could change my preferred airport once I pass everything. I did my medical last week and submitted everything for my...

TSA.. in Cleveland, Texas

Credit Check Question

I have recently applied for the TSA position to be a Transportation Security Officer. I have already completed the CBT, contigent offer, the forms,...

CoyRams in Bixby, Oklahoma

Updated 18 months ago

Credit check/application process stopped - 3 Replies

OK so after two days not checking my dashboard I finally checked today and still no approval for my credit check. Then I noticed my application...

insbpa in Irving, Texas

Updated 20 months ago

TSA Credit Check Failed - 8 Replies

Hello I wanted to know if anyone every applied to TSO and passed the CBT and failed the credit check? I am supposed to receive a FED EX package in...

raven in Apache Junction, Arizona

Updated 27 months ago

airport assessment - 1 Reply

Can anyone tell me how long after the credit check does it take for them to contact you for their airport assessment

Mrs J in Hollywood, Florida


Does anyone know how long it takes for them to schedule you for the AA.. I submitted the E86 form so now I am waiting on them to schedule the aa

d in Hagerstown, Maryland



Cathyhaden in Delhi, India

Updated 31 months ago

Transportation Security Officer - 7 Replies

HI.Can anyone tell me what to expect on that Computer Based Test (CBT)for a Transportation Security Officer is.If so please let me know. I take it...

Cathyhaden in Delhi, India

Updated 31 months ago

Managerial oppurtunities with TSA. - 2 Replies

I am interrested in any managerial positions with TSA. I have prior law enforcement experience, a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice, and am...

Cathyhaden in Delhi, India

Updated 31 months ago

How do I find out..... - 1 Reply

How do I find out if my airport has a hiring freeze? I've been waiting for a call to do my AA since mid Nov.

Janine in Queens Village, New York

Updated 35 months ago

How do I get a job as a TSO Screener? - 29 Replies

I have applyed for a TSO screener over a year ago and have called the toll free number every month. All they ever say is that my application is under...

Ramon in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 36 months ago

Help in studying for the Screening/Xray part of TSO exam - 1 Reply

Hi I am retaking the TSO exam and I did everything great on the TSO exam EXCEPT the XRAY screening part of the exam, where you identify knives and...

M9 in Mangilao, Guam

Will a Criminal Justice Degree benefit a TSO's career?

I have one more year in obtaining my Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice and I am more than halfway done with my Candidate Dashboard, am I on the...

Questioning in Wheatland, Missouri

I got a contingent job offer with tsa but wondered if hospital bills and not going in to the army will affect my oppurtunity?

I have completed my SF-86 paper work and I go Wednesday to talk about the offer, I am not sure if they will get this information back and then...

ViktorT in Brooklyn, New York

What is the best way to get job in Telecommunication/SS7 related field as junior specialist?

Hello, I'm specialist from Europe with nearly four years experience in Telecommunication support. This year I immigrated to US and have willing to...

Haneefah Mergerson in San Bernardino, California

Updated 42 months ago

security guard - 2 Replies

looking for security officer or guard for air ports az


Updated 44 months ago

Getting a transportation security officer job. - 8 Replies

How did you get your start doing transportation security officer work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you...

Dcubed in Glendale, Arizona

Updated 46 months ago

TSO -eOrientation Initiated; What does this mean? - 6 Replies

I have checks on top of the background investigation and the ready pool. Currently, there is a star above the e-orientation initiated. What does this...

ALICIA in Herndon, Virginia



Anaid in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 51 months ago

Transportation Security Officer - 1 Reply

Has any one applied for the ohare airport and is still waiting? I passed everything just waiting for my e86 forms to pass and i was put on medical...

Joshua LEGGETT in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Updated 52 months ago

position at the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport - 2 Replies

I would like to get the screener position that were opened at the Greer, SC International Airport. Is the economy discouraging the TSA from hiring...


Updated 53 months ago

e86 paperwork - 2 Replies

No, I have not. The timeline asks for the e86 paperwork, then medical and then the background check. Do they do steps out of sequence? It could...

Los in Jackson Heights, New York

Updated 53 months ago

health insurnace for part time tso - 1 Reply

does anybody know if they pay for the health insurnace or do you have to pay? please advise

MsG1984 in Miami, Florida

Updated 54 months ago

TSO Medical Hold - 4 Replies

I just received an e-mail that stated I'm on medical hold. I talked to a nurse earlier and she said that I should receive a package in the mail. My...

Aaron in Alexandria, Virginia

Updated 56 months ago

What are the best transportation security officer qualifications and training to get ahead? - 2 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a transportation security officer? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an...

Aaron in Alexandria, Virginia

Updated 56 months ago

Tips for transportation security officer interviews. - 8 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming transportation security officer interview? Are there common interview questions that come up...

- Indeed Host in Austin, Texas

Updated 67 months ago

security guard - 1 Reply

would like be in security have security exp and security exp in the military

ltroxel in Bristol, Virginia

Updated 73 months ago

Security Officers - 5 Replies

I would like to apply for the Security Officer position here in Pago Pago. The position is post and advertise in the Samoa News paper. I would like...

Columbo1 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 75 months ago

Top transportation security officer skills needed to get the job. - 4 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every transportation security officer must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your...

yolanda boutrin in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 82 months ago

Are transportation security officer job opportunities growing or declining? - 2 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most transportation...

Heather in Walnut Shade, Missouri

Interview for TSO Position

I have an interview scheduled for tomorrow for a TSO position, but it is only PT. They told me they only offer FT positions to people internally. I...

tricia carter in Los Angeles, California

Updated 94 months ago

job - 1 Reply

my computer was down. do you have a update on my paper work.


What are typical transportation security officer salaries?

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...


What do you enjoy most about your transportation security officer career?

What do you enjoy most about being a transportation security officer? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many...

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