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Updated 17 minutes ago

Working hours for Transportation Security Officer - 3995 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lindsey in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma"]You are almost there, I wish you luck![/QUOTE] Thank you.


Updated 8 days ago

Tsa officer (JFK) - 17 Replies

I've heard the freeze only applies to executive level jobs, and if you're in the ready pool it won't apply to you either since you're basically in...


Updated 18 days ago

Tso position general questions. - 2 Replies

Awesome I definitely appreciate the response and breaking it down answeres to question in your response very straightforward. Thats good news though...


Updated 19 days ago

TSO Hiring - 18 Replies

[QUOTE who="blabla in Denver, Colorado"]Female put on a medical hold today. Haven't gotten my documentation from FedEx yet. My medical did not...

Nailah A

Updated 21 days ago

Pregnancy and TSA - 10 Replies

i applied for the position back in july 2016, found out i was 3/mis preggers in 11/16. In 10/16 i took the cbt test n accepted job offer. Now as i...


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...


Updated 1 month ago

Glynco?? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="it93 in Rockville Centre, New York"]I start in a week, no mention of glynco[/QUOTE] Hmmm. Guess I'll just have to wait and see....

Ready pool

Updated 1 month ago

curious - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Lenny in Birmingham, Alabama"]I am currently in the TSO ready pool. I noticed that TSA have posted openings for the same job but with...

Armando in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

Ready Pool O'Hare - 4 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

Armando in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 2 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 2 months ago

Ready pool - 2 Replies

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

Moe in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 2 months ago

TSO JFK / LGA - 3 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? :)

Moferguson70 in Newark, New Jersey

Updated 2 months ago


I originally applied in January 2016 and it's now April 2016. My application was accepted but I haven't heard anything about the CBT. Does it always...

Fluffycakes89 in Tempe, Arizona

Updated 3 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 3 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...

snownight7 in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 3 months ago

Background - 2 Replies

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

Moferguson70 in Rahway, New Jersey

Ready pool ewr

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

Tareque in Elmhurst, New York

Tsa Tso salary progression

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?

Efosa Ogbemudia in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 4 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...

Peyton in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 5 months ago

TSA TSO in NJ (Atlantic City) or Philadelphia Area - 2 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...

TSAHopeful2016 in Choctaw, Oklahoma

Updated 5 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 8 months ago

TSA TSO Adjudication - 1 Reply

Has anyone ever filed an appeal?

Zack_Pal in North Carolina

Few questions; just finished credit check

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...

Trish in Prosper, Texas

Updated 11 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 13 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 14 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...

Dillinger4 in Englewood, New Jersey

Calculating Locality Pay

Salary range for a Transportation Security Officer in Syracuse, NY is $14.95 to $21.36 Per Hour. So the max hourly rate equates to $44,428.8...

Girl Interuppted in Hackensack, New Jersey

Updated 16 months ago

X-Ray Exam - 2 Replies

I took the CRB today and received an E-mail stating that I passed and to confirm contingent job offer. For anyone taking the CRB, as I was...

Dave in Chicago, Illinois

Do PT /TSA qualify for retirement?

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

Jackie176 in Hawaii

Updated 22 months ago

Lifting 70 lbs - 5 Replies

Will I be automatically disqualified from the application process if I can't lift 70 lbs? I'm currently on medical hold because I have to perform...

AlexanderChute in Higginsville, Missouri

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,...

EmpressTimah in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 22 months ago

CHS? - 4 Replies

How long does it take once CHS receives your medical paperwork for you to be notified of pass/fail?

EmpressTimah in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 22 months ago

medical - 3 Replies

do they make you lift 70 pounds?what does the medc al appt consist of

MichelleVegas in Las Vegas, Nevada


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

Wyclef in Manassas, Virginia

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...

Hongsonkeisha in Cebu City, Philippines

Updated 29 months ago

Transportation Security Officer airport transfer - 3 Replies

I have been offered a job at an airport 5 hours away from where I currently live. Before I accept I want to know that if I get my foot in the...

Earl in Texas

Updated 30 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 40 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...

raven in Apache Junction, Arizona

Updated 49 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 53 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 53 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 53 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 57 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...

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...

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