CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.– The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a recruitment event Friday, May 3, to recruit part-time TSA officers to work at the Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO). The goal is to have many of the new employees onboard ahead of the busy summer travel season.
Starting pay is $15.89 per hour, with opportunities for pay increases after six months. No previous experience is required.
The recruitment event will be conducted at the Virginia Career Works-Charlottesville Center, 944 Glenwood Station Lane, Suite 103 in Charlottesville. Interested individuals can pop in any time between noon and 4 p.m. The event includes a brief presentation by TSA and assistance with submitting an application. During the hiring event, TSA officials will discuss the duties of a TSA officer and the application process. They also will provide an overview of working for the federal government and discuss benefits, which include paid leave, health care plans for part-time employees and 401k coverage.
Candidates must be 18 years or older, have a high school diploma, GED and be a U.S. citizen or national.
Individuals can apply online through May 16. For additional information, candidates can also text “TSO” to 95495 or call 877-872-7990.