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Career Areas

We have more than 450 work locations nation-wide and multiple career paths and federal benefits.

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.

A Day in the Life

Our work is more than simply screening travelers. A wide range of challenging opportunities exists throughout our agency - just waiting for you to apply.

From law enforcement to technology and from security operations to management, we are looking for dedicated people with the skills and desire to join us.

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Latest revision: 21 January 2015