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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

  • $34,000

    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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Average Yearly Salary
$34,000
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$28,000
Min 10%
$34,000
Median 50%
$34,000
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$34,000
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$34,000
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$34,000
Median 50%
$41,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Avg Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does a Transportation Security Officer make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Transportation Security Officer in the United States is $34,452 per year or $17 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $28,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $41,000.

Top Skills for A Transportation Security Officer

  1. Angry Passengers
  2. Bag Searches
  3. Security Procedures
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Managed disruptive and angry passengers.
  • Performed various screening functions to include body and bag searches, equipment operation, document review and image interpretation/threat analysis.
  • Respond to security incidents including breaches, prohibited items, potential violations of security procedures and customer service issues.
  • Memorized and executed Transportation Security Administration Standard Operation Procedures efficiently.
  • Prevented any deadly or dangerous objects from making it onto an aircraft while effectively performing screening procedures that ensured passenger safety.

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Top 10 Best States for Transportation Security Officers

  1. Alaska
  2. New Jersey
  3. Michigan
  4. Pennsylvania
  5. Maine
  6. Connecticut
  7. New York
  8. Wisconsin
  9. Rhode Island
  10. Delaware
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Transportation Security Officer Resume Examples And Tips

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Transportation Security Officer Demographics

Gender

Male

49.3%

Female

40.1%

Unknown

10.6%
Ethnicity

White

60.0%

Hispanic or Latino

17.9%

Black or African American

11.7%

Asian

6.6%

Unknown

3.9%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

65.2%

French

5.8%

Arabic

3.3%

Italian

2.5%

Portuguese

2.5%

Japanese

2.5%

Russian

2.3%

German

2.3%

Mandarin

2.1%

Chinese

1.9%

Hindi

1.5%

Korean

1.3%

Greek

1.3%

Tagalog

1.3%

Cantonese

1.0%

Urdu

0.8%

Ukrainian

0.6%

Dakota

0.6%

Carrier

0.6%

Polish

0.6%
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Transportation Security Officer Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

21.7%

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

6.8%

Strayer University

6.0%

University of Maryland - University College

5.8%

Miami Dade College

5.4%

Kaplan University

5.0%

The Academy

4.6%

Florida International University

4.4%

Southern New Hampshire University

4.4%

Northern Virginia Community College

4.4%

Capella University

3.6%

Liberty University

3.5%

Prince George's Community College

3.4%

Ashford University

3.2%

California State University - Dominguez Hills

3.2%

Community College of the Air Force

3.0%

American InterContinental University

3.0%

Jackson State University

2.9%

Arizona State University

2.9%

University of Central Florida

2.8%
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Majors

Criminal Justice

35.0%

Business

18.2%

Psychology

4.4%

General Studies

3.3%

Homeland Security

3.1%

Accounting

3.0%

Liberal Arts

3.0%

Nursing

2.9%

Communication

2.7%

Health Care Administration

2.7%

Management

2.6%

Computer Science

2.4%

Sociology

2.4%

Political Science

2.3%

Medical Assisting Services

2.1%

Human Resources Management

2.1%

Information Technology

2.0%

Medical Technician

2.0%

Criminology

1.9%

Education

1.7%
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Degrees

Bachelors

37.5%

Other

27.5%

Associate

16.0%

Masters

10.2%

Certificate

6.2%

Diploma

1.4%

Doctorate

0.7%

License

0.4%
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Updated May 19, 2020