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Updated 16 hours ago

Working hours for Transportation Security Officer - 4834 Replies

Thank you Charlie.


Updated 15 days ago

Pregnancy and TSA - 13 Replies

[QUOTE who="Nise in Florida"]Did they reply?[/QUOTE] Well, I was working for tsa and I was 3months shy of my 2 yr probation period. And they laid...



What does the medical consist of?


Updated 1 month ago


You can get your free background check at if you don't want to wait to see whats on your background check... Totally free and...

pdidhe in Winchester, Virginia

Updated 1 month ago

IAD ready pool since august do they hire or wasting my time - 2 Replies

what is the wait time

Christian in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

Ready Pool O'Hare - 32 Replies

I've been in the ready pool for O'Hare since November 3rd. Are they still hiring or on a hiring freeze at the moment? #patiently waiting

KJG66 in Elk Grove Village, Illinois


Submitted my e86, but concerned it won't pass since some information regarding in-laws are not available. What are some of the reasons e86 were...

pdidhe in Stephens City, Virginia

Updated 2 months ago

TSO JFK / LGA - 11 Replies

Did anyone recently start the TSA academy ? Just trying to see if I can estimate how long I'll be in the ready pool? :)

Tuesday17 in Folsom, California

Updated 3 months ago

medical hold issues - 1 Reply

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...

er1234 in Rensselaer, New York

TSA Medical Exam

Do you have to pay for your Medical Exam for TSA??

Trice6319 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 6 months ago

What is Glyncoe, GA/TSA Academy life like? - 1 Reply

So I was told after I accepted the job offer. I will go down to Glyncoe, GA for two weeks Wondering do we stay in dorms or off site at hotels?...

MattInTheSky in Stoughton, Massachusetts


What are the most comfy and best shoes anyone have had while working TSA, coming from a restaurant Im familiar with non slip, are we required to...

MattInTheSky in Stoughton, Massachusetts

Updated 6 months ago

Part time offer - 3 Replies

So I applied for full-time but I got an email for a permanent part time. Can anyone elaborate on howany hours that is and a typical salary also if...

JJ in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 6 months ago

Las Vegas / McCarran Airport / LAS anyone in the ready pool? are they still even hiring? - 13 Replies

passed through all my background/medical and i've been in the ready pool for a little over a month now. Just wondering if anyone has been hired for...

MattInTheSky in Stoughton, Massachusetts

Applying at more than one airport

Quick question, I made it to the background check and everything looks good for the ready pool. How do I in the meantime apply for additional...

Misty in Texas

Updated 6 months ago

TSA TSO in NJ (Atlantic City) or Philadelphia Area - 10 Replies

I'm in the ready pool for ACY. Wanted to know if anyone else is in the ready pool (and how long you've been in it), is or has worked there, and how...

Mike42 in Forest Hills, New York

Updated 7 months ago



Mike42 in Forest Hills, New York

LGA Ready Pool

I been in the ready pool for LGA for a few days now, coming close to a week. should i expect a call? my background cleared in less then a week which...

BobVM in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Updated 7 months ago

Is it PAID training? - 1 Reply

I received an email with the details of my final job offer and it stated that there will be 3 weeks of full-time training in a "classroom setting"...

Emmx3 in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 7 months ago

Time off for a new hire? - 2 Replies

I received the final job offer this week and begin training soon. I know that we can't take time off during the 11-12 weeks it takes to complete...

Trice6319 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 8 months ago

SHOES - 2 Replies


Tcouponz in Decatur, Georgia

Updated 8 months ago

Tsa officer (JFK) - 24 Replies

Finally made it to the ready pool (12/2) for JFK after several months of waiting. Anyone else in the same boat ? Any idea on the next hiring session...

Eddie in Miami, Florida

Updated 8 months ago

LAX opening - 5 Replies

I've been checking daily and never see a opening for LAX. The only one I seen after the site updated was for a LEAD TSA agent whom had to have 5...

Sparrow1511 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Hello I applied to the TSA in September of 2016 for Philadelphia international. I completed and proceeded to the ready pool on March 30 2017. Does...

BobVM in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Updated 8 months ago

How do I get a job as a TSO Screener? - 30 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...

Trice6319 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



BobVM in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Updated 8 months ago

Background - 3 Replies

How long did it take for the background to come back ? Charlotte Hires

BobVM in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Updated 8 months ago

AA - 1 Reply

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

Lindsey in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Updated 9 months ago

Few questions; just finished credit check - 2 Replies

I have applied to over 100 TSO positions because I'm not bothered by moving and I graduated with a BA in economics recently. My wife is trying to get...

BobVM in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Updated 9 months ago

Tso hours and wages - 5 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...

BobVM in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Updated 9 months ago

Tsa Tso salary progression - 1 Reply

Does anyone know how long it takes to get to 100% hourly rates as listed, like from 17/hr to 24/hr? How long it takes to increase to 24/hr?

BobVM in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Updated 9 months ago

Tso position general questions. - 3 Replies

So I start orientation 03/06/2017 for a local tso position at a small regional airport. I have browsed over SEVERAL forums and topics and not come up...

BobVM in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Updated 9 months ago

curious - 2 Replies

I am currently in the TSO ready pool. I noticed that TSA have posted openings for the same job but with better pay than the one I applied for. Does...

BobVM in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Updated 9 months ago

Do PT /TSA qualify for retirement? - 1 Reply

just wondering what the benefits are for a TSA agents that are PT. Do you qualify for retirement? Any hour requirements?

John Rodoe in Miami springs, Florida

Length of hiring process

Range of months before you get a job offer and if you didn't make it will they notify you, also if there is a hiring freeze how would you find out?...

Lindsey in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Updated 10 months ago

TSO Hiring - 18 Replies

I haven't seen anything on the forums regarding the required ability to lift 70 lbs. Does this also apply for a woman and how do they test for...

it93 in Rockville Centre, New York

TSO As A Stepping Stone

Just curious as too people experiences/thoughts on using the TSA as a stepping stone on getting into other agencies and law enforcement positions...

Raeyun in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 11 months ago

Glynco?? - 2 Replies

Got the offer today for CLT. Been in the ready pool since October. Training starts 2/6. The lady I spoke with mentioned Glynco for two weeks - I...

Armando in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 12 months ago

IAH Hiring Process - 15 Replies

From what I have garnered from other airports at least, it takes a while to get hired as a TSA. I have gone through the process rather quickly thus...

greekgirl in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Updated 12 months ago

Ready pool - 2 Replies

Has anyone been recently offered? I was placed in the ready pool last week

Fluffycakes89 in Tempe, Arizona

Updated 13 months ago

TSA airport assessment - 1 Reply

I got a call today to schedule for my AA, just wondering what all include in the assessment, is the interview hard?? Thank you

miami24girl in Lehigh Acres, Florida

Updated 13 months ago

TSA Academy Questions. - 1 Reply

What was academy like for those who completed it? My first day is Nov 28th and i'm a little nervous about it. She stated that their is tests that...

Moferguson70 in Rahway, New Jersey

Ready pool ewr

Anybody here or hired for Newark airport been in ready pool over a month

Efosa Ogbemudia in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 14 months ago

TSA Credit Check Failed - 13 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...

TSAHopeful2016 in Choctaw, Oklahoma

Updated 15 months ago

Help in studying for the Screening/Xray part of TSO exam - 4 Replies

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...

Yadira in Bronx, New York


Good morning I took the tso exam two time 2 years ago but I will like to take it again can I take it

Hired@Ordchicago27 in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 18 months ago

TSA TSO Adjudication - 1 Reply

Has anyone ever filed an appeal?

Trish in Prosper, Texas

Updated 21 months ago

Relocation - 2 Replies

Does anyone know if Airports will grant a relocation? I only ask because I am willing to relocate but I am wondering if this is a good idea.

Carlos in Bronx, New York

Updated 23 months ago

Tsa lift examination - 1 Reply

Hi everyone Does anyone know where I can the lift examination test in Nyc

Elias Leal in Deerpark, Texas

Updated 24 months ago

TSA Hiring (IAH) - 1 Reply

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...

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