TSA looking to hire before summer travel season

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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day recruitment and hiring event Thursday, Feb. 21, in Honolulu to recruit full- and part-time Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) to work at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL). Starting pay is $17.81 per hour, with opportunities for pay increases after six months.

Interested individuals are invited to begin the application and hiring process by coming to the American Job Center, 1505 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite 110 in Honolulu between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. In order to be considered for employment, applicants are required to have two valid forms of state or federal identification. Examples of acceptable forms of identification are a driver license, military ID card, passport or a certified copy of a birth certificate.

At this recruiting event, TSA is looking to hire TSOs to work at HNL. The goal is to have many of those who are hired through this event onboard and working ahead of the 2019 summer travel season.

During the information session, TSA officials will discuss the duties of a TSO and the application process. Applicants will be briefed on the benefits of working for the federal government including paid training, annual and sick leave, health care plans for full- and part-time employees and a generous retirement plan. After the information sessions, those who are interested in pursuing employment with TSA may be asked to take a computer-based aptitude test, participate in a structured interview and leave with a medical kit for drug screening and a medical exam, which will be scheduled at a later date.

TSA is also holding recruitment events to hire TSOs at three other airports in Hawaii at the following locations and dates. Starting hourly wage is noted below.

Applicants can apply for the positions at the recruitment event, but can also begin the application process online at https://hraccess.tsa.dhs.gov/hraccess/index.html. Interested individuals may also call (877) 872-7990 with any questions.

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