TSA to host recruitment and hiring event for Transportation Security Officer jobs at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

Local Press Release
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

HONOLULU – 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 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 security officers 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 security officer 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:

Kahului Airport 425 Koloa Street, Suite 106
Saturday, Feb. 23
  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Kona International Airport Sheraton Kona Resort &
Spa at Keauhou Bay
78-128 Ehukai Street
Saturday, March 2
  9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lihue Airport

2610 Rice Street


Tuesday, March 5

  9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Applicants can apply for the positions at the recruitment event, but can also begin the application process online Interested individuals may also call (877) 872-7990 with any questions.