Transportation Security Administration
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Work happiness
Scores based on about 358 responses to Indeed's survey on work happiness
56
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Work Happiness Score
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Do people feel happy at work most of the time?
71
Purpose
Above average
Do people feel their work has a clear sense of purpose?
65
Learning
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Do people feel they often learn something at work?

Transportation Security Administration Careers and Employment

About us
Let Your Career Take Flight - Join TSA

Our people are committed federal employees who are highly skilled and trained. Our professional workforce is second to none in keeping both Americans and those who visit us safe and secure as they travel throughout the country.


TSA is looking for dedicated individuals to join our team to help us accomplish
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Choose the Right Career at TSA

The following information is a quick overview of the various career areas within TSA.


Airport Security: TSA provides airport security for more than 450 airports across the U.S. and territories. You can work behind the scenes, with travelers or with one of our security partners in a variety of positions. View the video on the left for a realistic preview of these positions.


Law Enforcement: TSA's law enforcement area is largely unseen and unheard in their tireless efforts to secure the homeland. Become a part of an exceptional organization of qualified and motivated individuals with diverse backgrounds.


Management/Professional: Other career opportunities at TSA include an entire network of management, administrative and professional positions. These dedicated individuals are the backbone of the day-to-day operations at TSA.
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What is it like to work at Transportation Security Administration?

3.1
Work/Life Balance
3.7
Compensation/Benefits
3.2
Job Security/Advancement
2.7
Management
3.0
Culture
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What do employees at Transportation Security Administration say about culture and work-life balance?

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3.0
Transport Security at Dulles Airport
Written by Transportation Security Officer (Former Employee) from Sterling, VA on February 9, 2017
A typical workday consist of daily briefing before shift. I learned screening procedure prevent security breaches and threats within an airport. The work culture was somewhat tedious and uncomfortable at times, The management staff was good during situations geared needing accommodation in schedule flexibility. The most enjoyable part of the job was - more...
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What jobs are available at Transportation Security Administration?

Top work locations
4.3
Calverton, MD
4.3
Great Falls, MT
4.3
Kahului, HI
4.3
Fayetteville, NC
4.3
Flushing, NY
Most popular roles
4.7
Security Guard
4.6
Federal Air Marshal
4.5
Administrative Officer
4.3
Armed Security Officer
4.3
Operations Officer

Transportation Security Administration jobs:

What did candidates say about the interview at Transportation Security Administration?

Interview experience
Based on 349 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 343 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 327 interviews
More than one month
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