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Security is TSA's highest priority. Nearly 2 million passengers are screened everyday by TSA's highly trained workforce that works to ensure the safety of the traveling public. The work is challenging and a wide range of career opportunities exist throughout the agency. From law enforcement to technology to security operations and management, TSA continues to look for dedicated people with the skills and desire to protect transportation security.

Career Areas

TSA is comprised of nearly 50,000 security officers, inspectors, air marshals and managers who protect the nation's transportation systems by screening for explosives at checkpoints in airports, inspecting rail cars, patrolling subways with law enforcement partners, and working to make all modes of transportation safe. Visit for current job availabilities.

A career at TSA offers more than just rewarding work. TSA provides opportunities like career coaching, development and training as well as federal employee benefits.

How to Apply

Learn about the TSA and decide what part of our agency interests you. We do more than screen travelers at airports so take the time to find out where you fit. When you’re ready, find an opportunity near you by viewing announcements.

Airport Security Careers

Where do your interests lay? There are numerous positions in the security field with unique roles and responsibilities, and each one is a vital part of our team. The list below shows some of the opportunities available at airports across the country and in U.S. Territories.