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Updated 4 hours ago

TSO- Newark airport ready pool! - 59 Replies

[QUOTE who="Tiana in Newark, New Jersey"]Yes it's ok I have black sneakers as well. The lady that called said all black sneakers are...


Updated 3 days ago

TSO JFK / LGA - 558 Replies

[QUOTE who="MrsWellington in South Ozone Park, New York"]Thanks girl, I will do that then. :/ what color is the shuttle van thingy at federal circle...


Updated 5 days ago

Working hours for Transportation Security Officer - 5573 Replies

You’ll be able to retake it. My husband also failed but it was because they require all 3 distances confirmed. Near middle and far. The doctor...


Updated 6 days ago

Las Vegas / McCarran Airport / LAS anyone in the ready pool? are they still even hiring? - 124 Replies

[QUOTE who="Cabinman52 in Fuquay Varina, North Carolina"]Also they pay us retroactively, I made sure of that already.[/QUOTE] Oh okay. Thanks for...


Transportation Security Officer for LGA and JFK

Hi prospective tso's. I was placed in the ready pool in Dec. 2018 for JFK and LGA. Did anyone receive a call that was placed in the ready pool around...


Updated 10 days ago

Ready pool jfk 2018 - 281 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jj1 in Far Rockaway, New York"]Hey guys whoever is started orientation this month it is still going to happen despite the shutdown so...


Partial Government Shutdown!

How are TSOs coping with the situation?


Updated 21 days ago

TSA Credit Check Failed - 41 Replies

Hello, I made all the way to the Background check and got "NQ" Because i forgot to list an arrest that happened in 1991 smh. Do i have to go...


Updated 24 days ago

So Cal Ready Pool - 206 Replies

my friend didnt pass the background check. She got a NQ email. They will be mailing her a letter. Has anybody else got a NQ and been able to appeal...


Updated 1 month ago

ATLANTA - 28 Replies

[QUOTE who="27Douglasville in Douglasville, Georgia"]I really hope they do that would be so exciting to receive a call. I’ve been waiting forever. I...


Updated 1 month ago

Ready Pool-Midway (MDW) - 90 Replies

It sure is a long time. That’s why i looked elsewhere. Theres a higher chance of getting hired alot faster by usps but it’s not for everyone, I tried...


Updated 1 month ago

Ready Pool IAD/DCA / Glynco, GA Training Schedule - 58 Replies

Just entered into the ready pool, slotted for both Reagan and Dulles. Does anyone know if either one of those airports will be hiring in December or...

Javier Arvizu

Updated 2 months ago

Phoenix AZ TSA - 3 Replies

Did you get hired?


Updated 2 months ago

CLT Ready Pool - 15 Replies

Any news on hiring at Charlotte, I just went in the ready pool 10/30/18


Updated 2 months ago

Ready pool ewr - 4 Replies

Hopefully soon


Updated 2 months ago

Ready Pool FT Lauderdale - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Anotherdayinparadise in Fort Lauderdale, Florida"]Anyone on the same boat? I’ve been in the ready pool for about a month now. Hopefully...


Updated 3 months ago

Med eval and e86 - 2 Replies

Anyone have any info??


Updated 3 months ago

Wait time for ewr - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Dahliakei in Columbus, New Jersey"]I hope we get it guys I’ve been in ready pool since August :([/QUOTE] I hope so too. I got our...

The Slammer

Updated 3 months ago

worth the transfer? - 2 Replies

I was able to get into Maintenance (non vet) and tested for higher level mechanic jobs. Soo for now...Ill do the custodian thing. and my level 6 pay...


Updated 3 months ago

TSA TSO OKC/Will Roger's World Airport - 1 Reply

Update: Been in Ready Pool since 8/21, still standing by. Anyone else here for OKC?


Updated 3 months ago

New to the Ready Pool - 12 Replies

Started Process on 6/15, Ready Pool on 8/21, still standing by for OKC.


Denver Co

Any news on hiring in Denver ?

Iris Jeunet

Updated 3 months ago

Background Investigation Length - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Hartford1992 in Woodstock, Georgia"]Let be give you a bit of background with how my timeline has evolved: Application Received: 6/15...


Updated 3 months ago

Ready pool MYR - 2 Replies

I have been in the ready pool since 4/25/2018 ... Can't wait to hear from them.


Updated 3 months ago

Help in studying for the Screening/Xray part of TSO exam - 5 Replies

Download the x-ray guard app its a game they have on the app store it helps you quickly determine items that are illegal and gets you used to the...


Updated 4 months ago

TSA Eye exam - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Bella in Springfield, Virginia"]I was wondering what the eye exam consist off? I know they say you have to have 20/20 vision . Just...


TSO hiring in Boise, ID

Hey all, has anyone received an offer for the TSO job at BOI? I completed my interview and have my medical exam scheduled for mid-Sept. Hoping I...


Updated 5 months ago

e86 -- Experimental drug use - 1 Reply

I was honest and forthcoming about my use, and they asked me follow up questions along the lines of 'state why you used this substance and why you...


Updated 5 months ago

ATL TSA ready pool 2018. - 17 Replies

[QUOTE who="Tmac42A in Kissimmee, Florida"]That chow line at basic was forever lol. The postal position I applied to are going to take a while before...

Oxidax in Teaneck, New Jersey

Applied for FT TSO but only PT being offered?

I applied for FT. The listing clearly said full time at Newark with split shifts and today I received an email to schedule the airport assessment...

isacc villareal in San Diego, California

Updated 6 months ago

TSO-Failed Pre-Background check - 2 Replies

Hi everyone I'm writing to see if anyone has ever failed the pre-background check process for the TSO position and what they have done to appeal...

SavJ in Boise, Idaho

Updated 6 months ago

Misdemeanor Dui - 4 Replies

I finished the e86 forms like two weeks before I was arrested for a dui. Is my chance to be a TSO over with or do I still qualify to work for TSA? I...

John in Miami, Florida

Updated 6 months ago

TSO Hiring - 34 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...

adilene_z in Whittier, California

Updated 7 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...

Diamond23 in Virginia

Ready Pool Richmond International Airport

Anybody in the ready pool ?

lucyarcher in Snellville, Georgia

Updated 7 months ago

medical hold issues - 2 Replies

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...

Scooby in Westerly, Rhode Island

Transportation to Airport

Does anyone know if we are allowed a stipend to travel to work. I live in RI and have a 75 minute ride to Logan. It would make better sense for me...

Needanswers in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Updated 9 months ago

TSA airport assessment - 3 Replies

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

Nailah A in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 10 months ago

Pregnancy and TSA - 15 Replies

Im currently in the ready pool (have been since 5/26/15), and I'm eagerly awaiting that call to start, however, I just found out that I'm expecting...

Mika in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Part time TSO

Hi , So I just accepted my permanent part time position as a TSO Officer. I just recently seen online that they are accepting full time...

Kathykathy in Sacramento, California


What does the medical consist of?

pdidhe in Winchester, Virginia

Updated 14 months 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 15 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...

er1234 in Rensselaer, New York

TSA Medical Exam

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

Trice6319 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 19 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 19 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...

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 20 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...

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