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

Full- and part-time officer positions available
Local Press Release
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

PORTLAND, ME – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day “Express” recruitment event on Saturday, March 21, 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 March 21, at Southern Maine Community College in the Ross Technology Center, room 203). The college is located at 2 Fort Road in South Portland.

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.

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. Individuals may also apply online at jobs.tsa.gov or text “TSO” to 95495 or call 877-872-7990.

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.

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