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What does it take to be and do your very best as a Transportation Security Administrator

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Be a YES person!

Answered - Lead Officer, Behavior Detection Officer (Current Employee) - Sacramento, CA

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Studying and paying attention during training, arriving on time ready to work, communication is key and performing each task the best to your abilities.

Answered - CTX Operator (Former Employee) - Arlington, VA

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Follow the SOP. Study the SOP because many supervisors will tell you the wrong procedure, sometimes due to not knowing of a change, but sometimes just how they want it done and when you get busted for doing it wrong, they will throw you under the bus.

Answered - Transportation Security Officer (Former Employee) - Nebraska

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You need to care about the job and the work that you do.

Answered - Lead Transportation Security Officer (Current Employee) - Jamaica, NY

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Be attentive, willing to learn and serious about protecting the public.

Answered - Transportation Security Officer (Former Employee) - Atlanta, GA

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Constant testing/ Training, being aware of your surroundings. Being up to date on the latest weapons and home grown terror groups.

Answered - Screener (Former Employee) - Las Vegas, NV

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