TSA to host “TSA Express” hiring event for jobs at Portland International Jetport

Full- and part-time officer positions available
Local Press Release
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

PORTLAND, ME – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day “Express” recruitment event on Wednesday, Jan. 15, to assist individuals interested in applying for a job as a TSA officer at Portland International Jetport.

The starting pay is $18.20 per hour with federal benefits and opportunities for pay increases after six months.

Information sessions are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon on Jan. 15, at the Greater Portland Career Center, 151 Jetport Boulevard, Portland, Maine.

During the hiring event, TSA officials will discuss the duties of a TSA officer and explain the application process. They will also provide an overview of working for the federal government and discuss benefits, which include paid leave, health care plans for full- and part-time employees and 401k coverage.

After the information session, those who are interested in pursuing employment with TSA may begin the online application process with the assistance of TSA personnel at the event. 

TSA candidates must be 18 years or older, have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent, or at least one year of full-time security industry experience, and be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.

Individuals who are interested may learn more online or by calling 877-872-7990. Applicants can also apply online ahead of the event.

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