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Working As A Transportation Security Officer

  • Getting Information
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Repetitive

  • $38,090

    Average Salary

What Does A Transportation Security Officer Do At Transportation Security Administration

* For more information on working at Yellowstone Regional Airport , please.
* Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) provide security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft in a courteous and professional manner.
* This includes:
* Operating various screening equipment and technology to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo and on passengers, and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft.
* Performing searches and screening, which may include physical interaction with passengers (e.g., pat-downs, search of property, etc.), conducting bag searches and lifting/carrying bags, bins, and property weighing up to 70lbs.
* Controlling terminal entry and exit points.
* Interacting with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries.
* Maintaining focus and awareness while working in a stressful environment which includes noise from alarms, machinery and people, crowd distractions, time pressure, and disruptive and angry passengers, in order to preserve the professional ability to identify and locate potentially life threatening or mass destruction devices, and to make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations.
* Engaging in continuous development of critical thinking skills, necessary to mitigate actual and potential security threats, by identifying, evaluating, and applying appropriate situational options and approaches.
* This may include application of risk-based security screening protocols that vary based on program requirements.
* Retaining and implementing knowledge of all applicable Standard Operating Procedures, demonstrating responsible and dependable behavior, and is open to change and adapts to new information or unexpected obstacles

What Does A Transportation Security Officer Do At Pae, Inc.

* maintain your focus and awareness of the environment
* mitigate actual and potential security threats by identifying, evaluating, and applying appropriate options and approaches to situations that arise through your knowledge of all applicable Standard Operating Procedures
* respond to inquiries from the public and give directions
* conduct yourself in a professional and courteous manner
* respond responsibly and dependably in both routine and crises situations
* display excellent customer service skills
* demonstrate the flexibility required to adapt to new information or unexpected obstacles

What Does A Transportation Security Officer Do At Ascension Health

* Staffs sufficient associates to meet the transportation needs of the facility.
* Identifies safety hazards and provides input for educating drivers of the transport vehicles.
* May assist in the evaluation of staff performance.
* May drive transportation vehicles if necessary.
* Develops/administers the transportation functions for customers as assigned by Director
* Safety and Security.
* Supervise and maintain training programs specific to operations and/or maintenance of vehicles for locations assigned by Director
* Safety and Security.
* Responsible to Director
* Safety and Security, for operational readiness of assigned transportation assets at all location.
* Responsible for safe operations of assigned transportation assets and transportation services are provided as needed for employees, visitor and authorized patient as assigned

What Does A Transportation Security Officer Do At Wolf Creek Federal Services

* Transport students to work-based learning sites, college, airport, and other activities.
* Must be able to work all shifts.
* Ensure the physical security of buildings and property by checking doors, windows, lights, electrical appliances, equipment, locks, and emergency equipment.
* Maintain log of findings and corrective action taken.
* Assist in reception functions and maintaining the visitor control area.
* Act as switchboard operator as required.
* Monitor and direct urinalyses and Breathalyzer as required.
* Assist in transporting ill or injured students as required.
* Respond to fire alarms, take necessary steps to report fires, assist in suppressing fires, and reset fire alarm equipment.
* Operate light trucks, buses, and passenger vehicles; transport passengers and/or packages.
* Successfully participate in mandatory DOT CDL drug and alcohol testing program.
* Ensure adherence to established schedules.
* Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety practices and OSHA standards.
* Ensure proper student/visitor checkout and procedures are followed.
* Cultivate and maintain a climate on Center, which is free of harassment, intimidation, and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn.
* Promote student attainment of career success standards through modeling appropriate skills, mentoring students, monitoring skill acquisition and intervening when inappropriate behavior is observed.
* Perform all other duties as requested

What Does A Transportation Security Officer Do At Pae, Inc.

* use screening equipment and perform searches, which could include physical interaction with passengers during pat-downs and searches of personal property
* monitor and control access to the secure area of the terminal at entry and exit points
* maintain your focus and awareness of the environment
* mitigate actual and potential security threats by identifying, evaluating, and applying appropriate options and approaches to situations that arise through your knowledge of all applicable Standard Operating Procedures
* respond to inquiries from the public and give directions
* conduct yourself in a professional and courteous manner
* respond responsibly and dependably in both routine and crises situations
* display excellent customer service skills
* demonstrate the flexibility required to adapt to new information or unexpected obstacles
* provide oversight for the daily management of shift requirements such as coordination of shift rotations and lunch/other breaks
* perform routine equipment maintenance and calibration of screening equipment
* communicate effectively and accurately with all stakeholders to include those from the TSA, law enforcement, and the airline industry
* complete all required documentation to include, but not limited to, incident reports and log book and PMIS entries
* provide oversight for scheduling of lunch/other breaks and all other aspects of shift operation and all daily maintenance and calibration of equipment
* be responsible for opening and closing checkpoint and baggage screening areas
* during crisis situations, be able to effectively command an incident response, and maintain that command until relieved by proper authorities

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Transportation Security Officer Demographics

Gender

Male

53.2%

Female

44.8%

Unknown

2.0%
Ethnicity

White

59.5%

Hispanic or Latino

18.0%

Black or African American

11.1%

Asian

7.3%

Unknown

4.1%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

58.8%

French

7.0%

Italian

3.2%

Portuguese

3.2%

Japanese

2.9%

Arabic

2.9%

Mandarin

2.6%

Russian

2.6%

Chinese

2.2%

German

2.2%

Hindi

1.9%

Korean

1.9%

Greek

1.9%

Tagalog

1.3%

Cantonese

1.3%

Ukrainian

1.0%

Dakota

1.0%

Carrier

1.0%

Urdu

1.0%

Vietnamese

0.3%
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Transportation Security Officer Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

20.5%

Southern New Hampshire University

6.0%

Strayer University

6.0%

Northern Virginia Community College

5.8%

Kaplan University

5.3%

Capella University

5.3%

University of Maryland - University College

4.3%

Liberty University

4.3%

American InterContinental University

4.0%

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

3.8%

Miami Dade College

3.8%

Florida International University

3.8%

George Mason University

3.8%

Ashford University

3.5%

Delgado Community College

3.5%

University of Massachusetts - Boston

3.5%

University of Memphis

3.5%

John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York

3.3%

College of Southern Nevada

3.3%

Essex County College

3.3%
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Majors

Criminal Justice

35.6%

Business

17.7%

Psychology

4.8%

Homeland Security

3.8%

General Studies

3.1%

Computer Science

3.0%

Accounting

2.9%

Communication

2.8%

Health Care Administration

2.8%

Management

2.7%

Human Resources Management

2.3%

Political Science

2.2%

Medical Technician

2.2%

Nursing

2.1%

Liberal Arts

2.1%

Sociology

2.1%

Biology

2.0%

Criminology

2.0%

Information Technology

2.0%

Computer Information Systems

1.8%
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Degrees

Bachelors

38.0%

Other

27.6%

Associate

13.7%

Masters

11.4%

Certificate

7.1%

Diploma

1.2%

Doctorate

0.6%

License

0.5%
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Top Skills for A Transportation Security Officer

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  1. Angry Passengers
  2. Bag Checks
  3. Security Procedures
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Work in an environment that includes constant noise and distractions, disruptive and angry passengers.
  • Administered bag checks randomly and efficiently.
  • Attend security meetings and participate in informational briefings concerning security procedures and sensitive or classified information.
  • Implemented security-screening procedures that are central to Transportation Security Administration objectives and that serve to protect the traveling public.
  • Performed security screening of property including operating x-ray machines to identify dangerous objects in baggage.

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