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Interviews at Transportation Security Administration

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Transportation Security Administration.
Interview experience
Based on 79 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 79 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 74 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at Transportation Security Administration

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
More than one month
65%
About a month
18%
About a day or two
12%
About a week
4%
About two weeks
1%
Most reported steps
Background check
85%
Drug test
80%
On-site interview
74%
Written test
59%
Problem solving exercises
50%
Least reported steps
Presentation
5%
Take-home/sample work
0%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Transportation Security Administration

  • Long and drawn out.
    Shared on October 1, 2018 - TSO Officer - Eagan, MN
  • Not sure. I was hired on so long ago that I am not sure.
    Shared on May 13, 2018 - Transportation Security Officer - Nashville, TN
Interview tips at Transportation Security Administration
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)62%
  • Formal (business suit)34%
  • They didn’t have a dress code2%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)1%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Transportation Security Administration
  • Be honest, be courteous and friendly. have patients with the changes as there are many and lots of ideas nit thought through before implementation.
    Shared on March 21, 2018 - TSA Screener - Milwaukee, WI
  • I would advise them first and foremost that working for TSA is likely not what they expect. Most of us come into the job with a certain idea in our minds of what the culture will be like and what we …
    Shared on February 13, 2018 - Lead Transportation Security Officer - Medford, OR
  • Be honest.
    Shared on June 6, 2017 - TSO - West Palm Beach, FL
The first interview at Transportation Security Administration
How candidates got an interview
  • Other online application56%
  • Nothing is applicable12%
  • Through Indeed.com9%
  • Recruiter contacted me9%
  • Employee referral6%
How candidates received their first interview at Transportation Security Administration
  • Applied online
    Shared on April 21, 2019
  • I applied for the TSA position through the usajobs densite .The called me back After about 8-10weeks later
    Shared on April 21, 2019
  • I applied online
    Shared on April 20, 2019
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