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Top 50 Transportation Security Officer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Transportation Security Officer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Transportation Security Officer resumes they appeared on. For example, 17.3% of Transportation Security Officer resumes contained Angry Passengers as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Transportation Security Officer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Transportation Security Officer

1. Angry Passengers
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Here's how Angry Passengers is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Managed disruptive and angry passengers.
  • Work in an environment that includes constant noise and distractions, disruptive and angry passengers.
  • Respond to continuous distractions, i.e., time pressure, disruptive and angry passengers.
  • Managed disruptive and angry passengers in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Provide positive attitude while working with disruptive and angry passengers.
  • Responded to inquires from the Public, angry passengers.

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2. Bag Searches
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Here's how Bag Searches is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Performed various screening functions to include body and bag searches, equipment operation, document review and image interpretation/threat analysis.
  • Performed searches and screening of passengers and their belongings, including physical interaction such as pat-downs, property and bag searches.
  • Perform searches and screening, which may include pat-downs, bag searches, and property searches.
  • Perform electronic and physical searches and screening of passengers, and conduct physical bag searches.
  • Check passports, bag searches, limited body searches, and x-ray operator.
  • Performed passenger bag searches and prepared items for x-ray scanning.
  • Tested and performed multiple bag searches on passenger's property.
  • Conduct bag searches, pat-downs, and x-ray operations.
  • Perform interior bag searches and passenger pat-down searches.
  • Perform pat and bag searches.
  • Performed searches and screening, which included physical interaction with passengers, as wells as conducted bag searches.
  • Performed passenger screening and property searches, conducting bag searches, and lifting items weighing up to 70lbs.
  • conducted bag searches and lifted/carried bags, bins, and property weighing up to 70lbs.
  • Mitigate a threat through bag searches 9/2014- 7/2015
  • Conduct pat downs, bag searches and x-raying.
  • Pertormed security functions using X-Ray machines, Advanced lmaging Body Scanners, bag searches, and pat-downs as necessary.
  • Conduct bag searches and pre-boarding screening activities in conjunction with TSOs.
  • Perform pat-downs, handwandings, and bag searches.
  • Screened passengers Screened luggage Performed pat downs and bag searches Checked IDs
  • Help passengers find flights Check required ID and tickets Conduct pat downs Conduct bag searches Identify objects through x- ray screening

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3. Security Procedures
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Here's how Security Procedures is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Assessed security shortcomings involving lack of communication channels at security checkpoints that resulted in permanent changes to security procedures.
  • Attend security meetings and participate in informational briefings concerning security procedures and sensitive or classified information.
  • Provided top customer service, aided passengers with security procedures, inspected passengers belongings when necessary.
  • Interacted with the public including giving instructions on security procedures and responding to passenger inquiries.
  • Identify violators and/or persons unfamiliar with proper entrance and exit security procedures.
  • Conduct front-line security procedures for passenger, aircraft and overall airport safety.
  • Assist passengers through checkpoint while ensuring proper security procedures were utilized.
  • Communicate effectively to passengers to ensure they understand the security procedures.
  • Provide excellent customer service while preforming federal security procedures.
  • Screen baggage and passengers according to security procedures.
  • Perform security procedures for passengers and luggage.
  • Provide Standard Operation Procedure briefings to other officers in order to provide them with up to date knowledge of security procedures.
  • Implement security procedures such as, ticket checking, passenger screening, bag checks, and x-ray monitoring.
  • Managed mobile task force training security forces at airports on security procedures and use of equipment.
  • Provided information to the flying public as well as airport employees about security procedures.
  • Implemented Security procedures to meet TSA objectives that serve and protect traveling public.
  • Process customer through security procedures successfully resolved 400 of customer issues per week.
  • Assisted multiple travelers with their needs while maintaining security procedures.
  • Improvised security procedures to selected screener's assigned to lanes.
  • Enforce rules and security procedures in ICE flights, while deporting detainees back to their respectives countries.

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4. Transportation Security Administration
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Here's how Transportation Security Administration is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Memorized and executed Transportation Security Administration Standard Operation Procedures efficiently.
  • Provided input to Transportation Security Administration forum surrounding immediate concerns, newly released procedures and continuous improvement opportunities within the organization.
  • Implemented security-screening procedures that are central to Transportation Security Administration objectives and that serve to protect the traveling public.
  • Background investigation completed and approved by the FBI for the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration.
  • Coordinate with Transportation Security Administration Headquarters with Standard Operation Procedures changes and updates to enhance and progress Security.
  • Detect unusual anomalies and perform an abundant security screening using guidelines and tools authorized by Transportation Security Administration.
  • Certified in security screening procedures central to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) objectives Department of Homeland Security
  • Implement security-screening procedures that are central to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) objectives.
  • Implement security screening procedures that are vital to Transportation Security Administration objectives.
  • Implemented federal security policies and procedures essential to Transportation Security Administration mission.
  • Provide security for the aviation industry for the Transportation Security Administration.
  • Implemented security-screening procedures that were central to Transportation Security Administration.
  • Served on Transportation Security Administration Interview panel.
  • Work with the Transportation Security Administration.
  • Conduct screening of passengers, baggage, or cargo to ensure compliance with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations.
  • Employed within the DHS as a Transportation Security Officer (TSO) for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
  • Represent my team in communications with the supervisors, managers, and stakeholders of the Transportation Security Administration.
  • Acted as the liaison between China Eastern Airlines and the Transportation Security Administration.
  • Educate and Train New Hires to become successful with Transportation Security Administration.
  • Worked for the Transportation Security Administration at the Jackson Evers International Airport.

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5. Dangerous Objects
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Here's how Dangerous Objects is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Operated various screening equipment and technology to identify dangerous objects, such as explosive detection machines or chemical swab systems.
  • Perform security screenings conducting property searches to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo and passengers.
  • Identified potentially dangerous objects found on passengers and their carry-on baggage.
  • Identified and investigated dangerous objects in/on baggage, cargo and passengers.
  • Operate various types of technology to identify dangerous objects.
  • Operated screening equipment to identify any dangerous objects in bags, cargo and on passengers in compliance with Government requirements.
  • Served to protect the traveling public by preventing any deadly or dangerous objects from being transported onto an aircraft.
  • Operated screening equipment to identify dangerous objects on passengers, and prevented those objects from being transported onto aircraft.
  • Identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo, and on passengers; prevent from being transported onto aircraft.
  • Implemented security-screening procedures to screen passengers, baggage and cargo for deadly or dangerous objects.
  • Operated screening equipment to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo, and on passengers.
  • Identify dangerous objects in baggage and keep those objects from being transported onto aircraft.
  • Prevented dangerous objects from being transported onto aircraft by thoroughly searching boarding items.
  • Protect the traveling public by preventing deadly or dangerous objects from being transported.
  • Prevent any possible deadly or dangerous objects from being transported onto an aircraft.
  • Prevent deadly and/or dangerous objects and substances form being transported onto aircraft.
  • Prevent dangerous objects from entering aircraft.
  • Screened thousands of passengers and corresponding property to identify dangerous objects and prevent items from entering onto aircrafts.
  • Provide frontline security by identifying dangerous objects in baggage and on passengers.
  • Maintained the preventions of dangerous objects from being transported onto the aircraft.

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6. Customer Service
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Here's how Customer Service is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Delivered a high level of customer service and communication while using required observation and security techniques.
  • Provide excellent customer service while screening passengers and carry on items per standard operating procedures.
  • Continued exemplary public relations, professionalism and customer service to assist transportation screening operations.
  • Excelled in providing world-class security and world-class customer service at Pittsburgh International Airport.
  • Delivered excellent customer service skills as well as operated with integrity.
  • Maintained good public relations providing courteous professionalism and customer service.
  • Provided quality customer service to all travelers.
  • Guided staff to help resolve difficult technical issues and coached staff in customer service, technical approaches and attention to detail.
  • Coach and mentor officers in customer service, peer to peer engagement, threat mitigation and implementation of policy and procedures.
  • Engaged and maintained customer service by interacting with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries politely and professionally.
  • Conduct all duties with a focus on customer service, while assisting passengers who have questions or special needs.
  • Coach staff in customer service, technical approaches, and other duties related to passenger screening.
  • Excel in delivering excellent customer service to each individual and gauging the needs of the passenger.
  • Exceeded customer service standards by interacting with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries.
  • Mentor my peers on how to provide first class customer service to all passengers.
  • Provided security for the traveling public while maintaining a high level of customer service.
  • Provide a positive customer service experience by remaining calm, and showing compassion.
  • Provide customer service based security on a daily basis.
  • Educate and provide friendly customer service to travelers.
  • Conflict Management and Customer Service: -Guided passengers to ensure most efficient security screening process.

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7. Security Checkpoint
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Here's how Security Checkpoint is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Assist passengers through the screening/security checkpoint at the Pensacola International Airport.
  • Oversee all screening functions at the security checkpoint and Baggage Screening Facility on a day-to-day basis to include equipment and personnel.
  • Facilitate the flow of passenger traffic through security checkpoints, maintaining orderly lines and taking steps to handle large traffic loads.
  • Well trained in Behavior Detection which the responsibility is to observe the behavior of passengers going through the security checkpoint.
  • Perform security screening of airline passengers, baggage, and cargo at TSA security checkpoint and baggage screening locations.
  • Conduct screening of passengers, bags, and passenger property *Monitors the processing of passengers through security checkpoints
  • Performed duties required to oversee opening, closing and general daily operations of a security checkpoint.
  • Ensured the safety of passengers and commerce as they passed through the airport security checkpoint.
  • Worked directly with passengers to help expedite the procedure of traveling through the security checkpoint.
  • Monitor the exit lane to ensure individuals do not attempt to bypass security checkpoints.
  • Enforce and implement the TSA standard operating procedures for passenger security checkpoints areas.
  • Monitored the flow of 1500+ passengers daily through security checkpoint to reduce risk.
  • Interact with them making sure they are ready to go through security checkpoints.
  • Detect and deter prohibited items going through the security checkpoint.
  • Answer questions related to SOP and other security checkpoint scenarios.
  • Cross-trained, dual function in security checkpoints, screening passengers/luggage.
  • Work at the security checkpoint at the Charleston airport.
  • Monitor flow of passengers through security checkpoint.
  • Observed Passengers entering Security Checkpoint * Monitored all items entering the Security Checkpoint * Conducted Standard Operating Procedures on a daily basis
  • Conduct Security Operations Maintain traffic flow to and from security checkpoints Excellent customer service

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8. X-Ray Machines
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Here's how X-Ray Machines is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Operated screening equipment, including X-ray machines and performed physical inspections.
  • Operated explosion detection equipment and x-ray machines.
  • Perform duties such as: operate X-ray machines to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo, and on passengers.
  • Performed passenger screening, baggage screening utilizing x-ray machines, pat down searches, and various explosive testing equipment.
  • Examine baggage as it runs through X-ray machines and screen passengers with a hand-held wand, and/or walk-through detectors.
  • Used walk through metal detectors, x-ray machines, pat down procedures, and bag search procedures daily.
  • Interact with traveling passengers, conduct pat downs and operate X-Ray machines and Walk-Thru Metal Detectors.
  • Operated x-ray machines to identify and prevent skeptical objects to be loaded onto an aircraft.
  • Conduct screening of passengers, baggage, and cargo using X-ray machines and other equipment.
  • Scanned incoming passengers and property with hand wands, x-ray machines and other equipment.
  • Examined baggage as it ran through X-ray machines, and screened passengers.
  • Examined baggage as it runs through X-Ray machines and CT80's.
  • Utilized X-ray machines to look inside passenger's property.
  • Operated screening equipment, including X-ray machines and hand-wands.
  • Operate X-ray machines, and full body scanners.
  • Use of various x-ray machines and hand wands.
  • Operated various X-Ray machines for screening purposes.
  • Used hand held metal detector, walk- thru metal detectors and x-ray machines.
  • Operated X-Ray machines to search for prohibited items of all passenger baggages.
  • Operate X-ray machines * Screens passengers before they catch their flights.

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9. Exit Points
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Here's how Exit Points is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Controlled and monitored entry and exit points into secured airport locations.
  • Controlled entry and exit points during security breach evacuation.
  • Control Entry and Exit Points- Insure no person or persons property enters a control point without properly being screened first.
  • Provided customer service to passengers and airport visitors, security screening of baggage, control entry and exit points.
  • Control terminal entry and exit points while interacting with the public, giving directions, and answering questions.
  • Performed searches to include pat down searches, as well as controlled entry and exit points.
  • Controlled entry and exit points on foot or in TSA vehicle while performing additional security routines.
  • Monitored all control entry points and exit points surrounding the airport.
  • Remain control of entry and exit points to the checkpoint.
  • Monitored entry and exit points; guarded against security breaches.
  • Control terminal entry and exit points for law enforcement officials.
  • Control terminal entry and exit points to prevent breaches.
  • Secure area via control of entry and exit points.
  • Control entry and exit points through federal regulation protocol.
  • Control entry and exit points within the airport.
  • Monitored entry and exit points for security breaches.
  • Commanded entry and exit points.
  • Controlled entry and exit points.
  • Screen travelers, and their property to ensure safe travel for everyone Control entry and exit points in the airports
  • Control entry and exit points Continuously improve security screening processes and personal performance through training and development

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10. Stressful Environment
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Here's how Stressful Environment is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Maintained focus and awareness while working in a stressful environment to identify and locate potentially life threatening or mass destruction devices.
  • Maintained focus and awareness in a stressful environment to ensure effective decision making in routine and emergency situations.
  • Maintained focus, composure and security awareness while working in a stressful environment.
  • Provided quality customer service in an often stressful environment.
  • Maintain focus and awareness while working within stressful environments.
  • Maintain focus and security awareness in chaotic/stressful environment.
  • Maintained focus and awareness within a stressful environment.
  • Work in a stressful environment, which includes alarms, machinery, crowd distraction, time pressure, and upset passengers.
  • Maintain focus and awareness in a stressful environment in order to preserve the ability to uncover any life threatening devices.
  • Complete duties in a stressful environment, which may include various noise distractions, time constraints and passenger hostility.
  • Maintain focus and awareness while working in a stressful environment which includes noise from alarms, machinery and people.
  • Maintain focus and awareness in a stressful environment often chaotic: kids crying, service calls from co-workers.
  • Maintain focus and awareness in a stressful environment that is often chaotic and filled with distraction.
  • Worked within a stressful environment which included noise from alarms, machinery, and the public.
  • Maintained focus and awareness while working within a stressful environment with distractions and time pressure.
  • Maintain focus in stressful environment, staying alert to potential lethal devices and threats.
  • Maintained focus in a stressful environment in order to identify and locate potential dangers.
  • Worked well in a stressful environment by remaining focused and professional.
  • Maintained focus & awareness in a highly stressful environment.
  • Certified Mentor for New hires Deescalates stressful environments Remains vigilant Achieves set goals Epitomizes agencies standards

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11. Effective Decisions
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Here's how Effective Decisions is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Keep the supervisor informed of stressful situations requiring attention and make effective decisions quickly to improve productivity.
  • Make effective decisions in crisis situations, Identify potential safety and occupational hazards.
  • Maintain focus to make effective decisions while working in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Executed consistent effective decisions based on sound principles.
  • Provide security and protection of air travelers, airports, and aircraft by making effective decisions in routine and crisis situations.
  • Make Effective decisions in both crisis and routine situation and maintain good communication with superiors and team members.
  • Make effective decisions in crisis and routine situations.- Protect the United States against any threats foreign or domestic.
  • Maintain focus & awareness & the ability to make effective decisions in both crisis & routine situations.
  • Excelled at maintaining focus & awareness and in making effective decisions under extreme stress and time pressure.
  • Make effective decisions and employ conflict resolution skills.
  • Maintain a professional ability to manage multiple tasks in a noisyenvironment and make effective decisions in a crisis.
  • Maintain awareness and make effective decisions while interacting with the public and working in a stressful environment.

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12. Routine Situations
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Here's how Routine Situations is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Maintained focus and awareness within an environment making effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations.
  • Monitored assigned post and demonstrated effective decision making skills in crisis and routine situations.
  • Make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations while exercising professional ethics.
  • Managed to created effective decisions during crisis and routine situations.
  • Demonstrate effective decision-making in both crisis and routine situations.
  • Make effective decisions under emergency and routine situations.
  • Identify and locate potentially life threatening or mass destruction devices, and make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations.
  • Maintain focus and awareness to make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations while working in a stressful environment.
  • Maintain the ability to make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations under time pressure.
  • Interact with the public, and make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations.
  • Make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations while remaining composed and calm.
  • Preserved the professional ability to make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations.
  • Analyze situations both crisis and routine situations and determined the best course of action.
  • Maintained and promoted calm and positive environments in both crisis and routine situations.
  • Maintained focus and made efficient decisions in both crisis and routine situations.
  • Display effective and efficient decisiveness skills in both crisis and routine situations.
  • Make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations.
  • Performed resolutions in both crisis and routine situations.
  • Provide Frontline Security and protection of Travelers, airport and airplanes Make Effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations

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13. Terminal Entry
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Here's how Terminal Entry is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Maintained professional customer service and security while controlling terminal entry/exit points.
  • Controlled sensitive terminal entry/exit points.
  • Perform searches of passengers to include metal detector and pat-down searches as well as controlling terminal entry and exit points.
  • Controlled terminal entry and exits points to watch for unusual activity and determine if directions and responding to inquiries.
  • Controlled terminal entry and exit points and securing other high-risk target areas on airport property such as parking decks.
  • Controlled terminal entry and exit points, interacted with public, gave directions, and responded to inquiries.
  • Controlled terminal entry and exit points at Logan Int'l Airport in addition to directing and responding to inquiries.
  • Posted at a check point controlling terminal entry and exit points, securing a restricted area.
  • Control terminal entry and exit points, perform searches on persons and belongings.
  • Controlled and monitored the flow of traffic through terminal entry or exit points.
  • Controlled terminal entry and exit points through document and credential review.
  • Control the flow of all terminal entry and exit points.
  • Control access to terminal entry and exit points.
  • Maintain control of terminal entry and exit points.
  • Secure terminal entry and exit points.
  • Controlled terminal entry & exit points.
  • Performed searches and screening, which included physical interaction with passengers, conducting bag searches Controlled terminal entry and exit points.
  • Maintained command presence and control for all security terminal entry and exit points in a professional manner.
  • Controlled terminal entry and exit points.Interacting with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries.
  • Performed searches, including both standard and modified pat-down searches, and control terminal entry and exit points.

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14. Detection System
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Here's how Detection System is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Conducted baggage screening utilizing x-ray machine technology and explosive threat detection system to identify dangerous objects in carry - on property.
  • Provide Airport Transportation Security through screening of persons and property utilizing the latest X-Ray technologies and detection systems.
  • Operated explosive device detection systems and x-ray equipment.
  • Operated and calibrated automatic explosive detection systems.
  • Operated and monitored the Explosive Detection System machine
  • Certified in multiple explosive detection systems.
  • Maintain log of any machine malfunctions including Explosive Detection Systems (EDS) machines such as the CTX 2500/5500 and CT-80.
  • Shift reports, operated walk- through and hand-held metal detectors, Explosive Detection System and Explosive Trace Detection system, and/or X-ray
  • Operate scanning equipment such as walk-through and hand-held metal detectors, explosive detection systems, trace detection system and X-ray.
  • Operate, calibrate, and perform alarm resolution on screening equipment including the Explosive Threat Detection and Explosive Detection System.
  • Operate electronic and imaging equipment (X-Ray Systems, Explosive Detection Systems & Hand Held Metal Detector).
  • Conducted and supervised subordinates employees in baggage screening in a stand-alone Explosive Detection System (EDS) environment.
  • Worked with x-ray machine, explosive detection system and walk through metal detectors and advance imagine technology.
  • Operate and maintain upkeep of complex security machinery such as x-ray and explosive trace detection systems.
  • Operated Explosives Detection System, and Sophisticated X-Ray Machines, for the Inspection of Baggage.
  • Trained in chemical detection testing kits, chemical test strips and explosive detection systems.
  • Experience in the use of high tech x-ray machines and explosive detection systems.
  • Operated an L3 Communications Explosive Detection System (EDS) X-ray machine.
  • Experience in the operations of the explosive trace detection system.
  • Conduct maintenance on Rapiscan 620DV x-ray machines, Morpho Explosive Tracking Detection system, and L3 ProVision ATD Body Scanner.

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15. Pat-Down Searches
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Here's how Pat-Down Searches is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Performed regulatory inspections/investigations related to suspected security violations which include hand-wand and pat-down searches.
  • Watched for prohibited items and conducting pat-down searches for additional security.
  • Conduct pat-down searches in accordance with agency standard operating procedures.
  • Perform duties such as passenger screening, includes tasks such as pat-down searches, and monitoring metal detector screening equipment.
  • Performed searches, to include hand-wand and pat-down searches, provided excellent customer service to the traveling public.
  • Performed up to 500 searches, to include hand-wand and pat-down searches a day.
  • Conducted hand wand searches, pat-down searches, X-ray operations and baggage screening.
  • Screen Passengers including: hand-wand/pat-down searches and monitor walk-through metal detector.
  • Performed standard and modified searches that included hand-wand and pat-down searches.
  • Perform pat-down searches and screen and review customer ticket information.
  • Perform searches of property and person, including pat-down searches.
  • Skilled in pat-down searches and other physical search techniques.
  • Performed searches, to include hand-wand and pat-down searches.
  • Perform searches on baggage and pat-down searches on passengers.
  • Conduct pat-down searches on female passengers.
  • Performed screening of passengers with the use of hand held metal detectors, pat-down searches and monitoring walk-through metal detector equipment.
  • Performed passenger and baggage screening in a courteous and professional manner with all customers including pat-down searches, monitoring, and screening..
  • Execute various security tasks such as wanding, pat-down searches, baggage screening and ticket review.
  • Performed physical pat-down searches, hand-held metal detector searches on passengers when warranted.
  • Provided frontline security measures, including hand-wand and pat-down searches.

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Here's how Air Travelers is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Provided font-line security and protection of air travelers.
  • Position: Transportation Security Officer Duties: To provide security and protection of air travelers, airport and aircraft.
  • Perform a variety of duties related to providing security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft.
  • Screen air travelers to ensure that certain items and persons prohibited from flying don't board commercial airliners
  • Performed various duties such as providing security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft.
  • Provide world class security protection and customer service to air travelers, airports, and aircraft.
  • Provide front line security protection to air travelers, airports, and airplanes.
  • Mar 2014 Provide security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft.
  • Secured air travelers safety at airports with a friendly and professional demeanor.
  • Provided security and protection for air travelers, airports and aircraft.
  • Provided security and protection of air travelers, airport and airplanes.
  • Scan carry-on luggage, direct air travelers through metal detector.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all air travelers.
  • Provide front line security for air travelers.
  • Inspected air travelers and their baggage
  • Provide security and protection of air travelers, airports, and aircraft in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Provided Security and Protection to Air Travelers Public Assistance (Directions, inquiry responses, etc.)
  • Provide front line security for air travelers, the airport, airport employees, and aircrafts.
  • Provided front line security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircrafts.
  • Provided front line security protection to air travelers Operated an x-ray machine Screened baggage and examined boarding passes

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Here's how TSO is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Provided managerial responsibilities for more than 65+ Transportation Security Officers (TSO) scheduled work hours and resolved conflicts.
  • Assisted LTSO's(lead) and STSO's(supervisor) with breaches of security and emergency situations.
  • Act as OJT mentor for new hires during their required training as a Transportation Security Officer (TSO).
  • Utilized as an acting Lead TSO and recognized by supervisors for excellence in performing these duties and handling the responsibilities
  • Served as a role model and/or peer-to-peer coach for TSO's to help them improve their Interpersonal Skills.
  • Mentor and coach to develop fellow TSO's on how to improve unsatisfactory work performance
  • Mentor TSO s to include providing guidance and resolution for routine questions and issues.
  • Selected to represent the TSO s at town hall meeting with leadership.
  • Performed the role of TSO and, when called upon by management.
  • Perform Transportation Security Officer (TSO) duties, as assigned.
  • Served as an Acting Lead TSO on a frequent basis.
  • Responded calmly, clearly, and empathetically to the most distraught and disruptive passengers, stakeholders, and fellow TSO officers.
  • Schedule an adequate number of TSOs to provide for efficient and effective screening of all persons, baggage, and cargo.
  • FOCUS & MENTAL ABILITY: TSOs must be able to maintain focus and awareness and work within a stressful environment.
  • Promoted to Supervisor Tso 6 months later.
  • Completed Albertson's management training program.
  • Instruct TSOs in checked baggage using CTX2500 - 5500 and L3 version 2.6.
  • Job description: Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) are responsible for the safe travel of all passengers.
  • Set priorities for the LTSOs and TSOs.
  • Volunteer for reading the national shift briefing to work group personnel: TSOs, LTSOs and STSOs.

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Here's how Crowd Distractions is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Provide exemplary customer service while performing job functions in stressful environments of crowd distractions, time pressures, and disruptive passengers.

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19. Law Enforcement
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  • Assist management and law enforcement officers with inquiries for information or investigations that may be initiated against a regulated party.
  • Prevent prohibited items from entering the aircraft and notified law enforcement officials of detected contraband.
  • Assist law enforcement regarding incidents and providing accurate information, and preparing reports.
  • Referred individuals for additional screening through interviewing, searching and/or law enforcement intervention.
  • Administer Behavior Detection Familiarization Training for Law Enforcement Officers and TSA employees.
  • Assist law enforcement during investigations of security breaches/incidents by providing accurate information.
  • Developed incident reports and information for law enforcement officers.
  • Examine credentials of passengers/law enforcement officials for authenticity.
  • Completed several anti-terrorism training courses and scenarios with agencies which included FBI, local law enforcement, DHS police and more.
  • Assisted other law enforcement officials such as Amtrak Police with the screening of passengers and baggage transported onto Amtrak trains.
  • Work closely and independently to communicate with screening Officers, Managers, and law enforcement personnel at checkpoints.
  • Documented behaviors as the basis for referrals and prepared incident reports when law enforcement was involved.
  • Maintain open communication with passengers, leads, supervisors and when needed managers and law enforcement.
  • Attended and completed the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) February 12-25.
  • Reported all incidents, accidents, and medical emergencies to law enforcement.
  • Support law enforcement, by submitting written incident reports as necessary.
  • Collaborated closely with screeners, managers, airport security staff and law enforcement personnel.
  • Maintained open lines of communication with fellow officers, supervisors, management, law enforcement officials, and airline employees.
  • Gather incident intelligence and produce reports for Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs) and management.
  • Developed incident reports for Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs) and my superiors.

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20. Professional Ability
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Here's how Professional Ability is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Preserved the professional ability to identify and locate potentially life threatening or mass destruction devices.

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21. Explosive Trace Detection
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Here's how Explosive Trace Detection is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Participate in collateral duties including test bags, walk-through metal detector data input, and calibration of Explosive Trace Detection machines.
  • Utilized security equipment including explosive trace detection, x-ray technology, hand held metal detector, and walk through metal detectors.
  • Conduct passenger screening with walk-through metal detectors, hand-held metal detectors, walk-through explosive trace detection equipment and physical pat-down procedures.
  • Operate walk-through and hand-held metal detectors, Explosion Detection Systems and Explosive Trace Detection Systems, and X-rays machines.
  • Tested select passengers for explosive trace detection; Perform random screening of all occupants at the airport.
  • Advanced skills in security equipment: Explosive Trace Detection, Computed Tomography X-Ray and Advance Imaging Technology.
  • Operated security equipment to include X-Ray machines, hand held metal detectors and explosive trace detection system.
  • Performed Explosives test and Liquids test by using the explosive trace detection machines at the checkpoints.
  • Trained to operate equipment such as X-ray, Explosive Trace Detection, Walk-Through Metal Detector.
  • Operate Explosive Trace Detection Equipment and search techniques in accordance with TSA Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Trained to operate, calibrate, and maintain explosive trace detection equipment.
  • Certified on the use of Explosive Trace Detection equipment and x-rays.
  • Use explosive trace detection technology to clear suspicious items for flight.
  • Search carry-on luggage with x-ray and explosive trace detection equipment.
  • Utilized Explosive Trace Detection machines to search properties for explosives.
  • Maintain and calibrate explosive trace detection machines.
  • Operate explosive trace detection machines.
  • Conducted security inspections and explosive trace detection at airport security check points.
  • Train and monitor team members on the maintenance and calibration of explosive trace detection machines (Itemizer).
  • Performed routine maintenance on the Ionscan 400B explosive trace detection unit.

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22. Information Briefings
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Here's how Information Briefings is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Develop preliminary incident information and reports for Law Enforcement Officers and superiors, and participate in information briefings concerning sensitive information.
  • Participated in information briefings, including delivery or participation in daily briefing, concerning security sensitive or classified information.
  • Participated in information briefings concerning security-sensitive information to include assisting with daily briefings, and facilitating training/coaching discussions.
  • Participated in information briefings on security-sensitive of classified information, and relayed information to co-workers as needed.
  • Participated in information briefings, concerning security-sensitive or classified information, usually on a daily basis.
  • Led information briefings concerning security-sensitive information which include daily briefings, and facilitating training/coaching discussions.
  • Participated in information briefings concerning security-sensitive or classified information and give useful feedback.
  • Participated in information briefings concerning security risk and updates on operating procedures.
  • Participate in information briefings to ensure current, up-to-date information.
  • Participate in daily information briefings concerning sensitive and security information.
  • Participate in information briefings on security sensitive or classified information.
  • Participate in information briefings that contain security-sensitive and classified information.
  • Participate in information briefings concerning security-sensitive or classified information.
  • Assist management with information briefings concerning sensitive information.
  • Participate in sensitive security and classified information briefings.
  • Read information briefings concerning security-sensitive or classified information.
  • Participated in information briefings concerning sensitive information.
  • Administered information briefings concerning sensitive information.
  • Participated in classified information briefings.
  • Participated in information briefings concerning security sensitive issues Provided friendly customer service to travelers.

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23. Screen Passengers
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Here's how Screen Passengers is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Used classified information and procedures to screen passengers and properties for security as a top-performing officer
  • Screen passengers and personnel into security checkpoints of different airlines.
  • Screen passengers - screen luggage - check travel documents - airport security - was certified in all aspects of passenger screening.
  • Screen passengers and their baggage for prohibited items to ensure secure and safe travel for all travelers in the United States.
  • Screen passengers' carry on luggage and their person to assure no prohibited items are allowed into sterile airport area.
  • Screen passengers, inspect their baggage and equipment following the guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
  • Screen passengers and their belongings for safe travel on airlines as per regulations from the Department of Homeland Security.
  • Screen passengers at security checkpoints, paying attention to detail while treating the travelers with respect.
  • Screen passengers and baggage coming through the security checkpoints for prohibited items.
  • Screen passengers prior to boarding to ensure the safety of airline flights.
  • Screen passengers at airport checkpoint for explosive materials.
  • Screen passengers and their property to gather intelligence.
  • Screen passengers and belongings before entering aircraft.
  • Screen passengers and baggage as required.
  • Screen passengers and gather intelligence.
  • Screen passengers and employees using a Walk Thru Metal Detector.
  • Screen passengers and baggage utilizing state of the art technology.
  • Discover and stop emerging transportation security threats Screen passengers and cargo Educate and provide friendly customer service to travelers
  • Screen passengers and their personal belongings in order to create safe flying environment to the general public.
  • Screen passengers and baggage Maintain order Secure planes

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24. Efficient Processing
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Here's how Efficient Processing is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Monitored flow of passengers through the screening checkpoint to facilitate orderly and efficient processing of travelers communicating with professionalism and courtesy.
  • Conduct screening checkpoint procedures and facilitate orderly and efficient processing of passengers.
  • Facilitate the orderly and efficient processing of passengers.
  • Monitor the flow of passengers through the screening checkpoint to facilitate the secure and efficient processing of passengers and airport employees.
  • Monitor and assure the flow of passengers, baggage and cargo through screening checkpoints to facilitate their orderly and efficient processing.
  • Assist in monitoring the flow of passengers through the screening checkpoint to facilitate the orderly and efficient processing of passengers.
  • Keep a smooth flow of passengers through the screening checkpoint to facilitate the orderly and efficient processing of passengers.
  • Assist passengers in a professional courteous manner while enabling efficient processing of their belongings into the secure area.
  • Monitored and conducted efficient processing of passengers through the check point.
  • Assist with orderly and efficient processing of passengers to checkpoint.
  • Assist in maintaining orderly and efficient processing of passengers.
  • Monitor the flow of passengers going thru a security checkpoint to facilitate the orderly and efficient processing of passengers traveling.

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25. Vulnerable Area
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Here's how Vulnerable Area is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Maintained close and open communication with supervisors regarding weak or vulnerable area of security that is discovered during the screening process.
  • Communicate with supervisors regarding issues revealing potential weaknesses or vulnerable areas of security discovered in the course of security screening activities.
  • Collaborated with supervisors and law enforcement officials to target any vulnerable areas or weaknesses during security screening.
  • Maintain close communication with supervisors regarding any weakness or vulnerable area of security screening Screen baggage using X-ray and EDS equipment.
  • Provide communication with management regarding issues, weaknesses or vulnerable areas of security screening discovered in the course of screening duties.
  • Communicated with supervisors regarding any weakness or vulnerable area of security screening that is discovered in the course of screening duties.
  • Maintain close communication with supervisors about any issues that might reveal a weakness or vulnerable area of security screening.
  • Maintain constant communication with peers and senior level staff regarding possible weaknesses or vulnerable areas of operations.
  • Maintained close communication with supervisors regarding issues, weaknesses, and vulnerable areas of security screening.
  • Monitored and reported issues that might reveal a weakness or vulnerable area of security.
  • Identified issues that might reveal vulnerable areas of security screening.
  • Maintain communication with supervisors regarding any discovered weakness or vulnerable areas of security.

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27. Basic Security Equipment
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Here's how Basic Security Equipment is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Operated basic security equipment such as X-ray machines, walk-through metal detectors and full- body scanners at screening checkpoints.
  • Operated basic security equipment such as x-ray machines, hand wands and body scanners.
  • Operated basic security equipment such as X-ray machines and hand wands at screening checkpoints
  • Monitored flow of passengers through screening checkpoint * Operated basic security equipment such as x-ray machines and hand wands.
  • Have learned the basic security equipment such as imaging machines, explosive materials detection machines, and x-ray machine.
  • operate basic security equipment (x-ray, ETC, hand wand, etc.)

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28. ETD
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Here's how ETD is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Experience using TSA equipment such as WTMD, X-ray, ETD, and EDS systems in accordance with Standard Operating Procedure.
  • Screen the traveling public by means of Pat downs, Explosive Trace Detection (ETD), and X-Ray equipment.
  • Calibrate ETD machines, perform maintenance on the ETD machines and properly log it into the ETD Log Book.
  • Operated basic security equipment (x-ray, hand wand, ETD, etc) at screening checkpoints.
  • Resolved alarms, calibrated the explosive trace detection (ETD) equipment and maintained daily area records.
  • Performed daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance on ETD, X-ray, and CT machines.
  • Resolved carry-on bag alarms using explosive trace detection (ETD) or physical bag search method.
  • Screened passenger checked luggage with CT-80 EDS machines and ETD machines.
  • Screened checked luggage by means of Luggage Cat scan and ETD.
  • Certified in ETD (Explosive Trace Detection).
  • Monitored and protected airport with WTMD, HHMD, ETD, EDS, X-Ray, detection equipment per SOP.
  • Can operate Explosive Detection System (EDS), Explosive Trace Detector (ETD) and Rapiscan x-ray machines.
  • Maintained certification on all checkpoint and baggage procedures and technology including X-ray and Explosive Trace Detection (ETD).
  • Certified in utilizing L3 and ETD machines in order to detect hazardous threat to aircrafts and/or passengers.
  • Assist in closing the checkpoint in gathering machine totals and placing ETDs in Bake Out mode.
  • Use Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) to test passengers hand and property.
  • Checked passenger's property with Rapiscan x-ray machines and ETD machines.
  • Assist in the evaluation of alarms on the ETDs.
  • Calibrate and complete verifics on ETD machines.
  • Obtained TSA certification on ETD and EDS Systems, Barringer ETD system and CT-80,CTX 5500 EDS Systems with OSARP.

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29. Incident Reports
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Here's how Incident Reports is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Create and submit detailed incident reports documenting disturbances, prohibited items findings and disruptions to security functions.
  • Write detailed incident reports per checkpoint footage for further investigation by governmental agencies.
  • Prepare detailed incident reports upon supervisor's request.
  • Complete daily activity and incident reports.
  • Provide written security incident reports.
  • Assist with investigations of incidents, and help gather information for incident reports or other documents that convey required information.
  • Assist Law Enforcement Officers and Management with Incident Reports when there are any inquiries or investigations that involve any parties.
  • Prepared daily reports, to include any incident reports due to law enforcement intervention and maintain daily logs.
  • Review biweekly earns and leaves statement for accuracy, and fill out incident reports when necessary.
  • Skilled in writing incident reports to document the sequence of events, facts and actions taken.
  • Write incident reports either on the computer or by hand as necessary.
  • Create incident reports for any applicable items discovered during the screening process.
  • Maintain, update all daily reports and filed incident reports.
  • Create activity reports and Incident reports on a daily basis.
  • Prepare incident reports when law enforcement is involved.
  • Prepare clear and concise incident reports.
  • Completed incident reports and employee statements.
  • Develop incident reports as needed.
  • Entered and tracked daily incident reports using a secure records database with the purpose of analyzing screening discrepancies.
  • Developed appropriate incident reports for Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs) and internal administrators.

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30. Sterile Area
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Here's how Sterile Area is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Acquire additional information to ensure passenger successfully was taken to the sterile area after appropriate security screening was conducted.
  • Controlled and secured passengers coming from non-sterile to sterile areas of airport
  • Provide security measures that ensure the people entering the sterile area of the airport are not a threat to the airport.
  • Operate Security Checkpoint in accordance with SOP to prevent induction of prohibited items into the sterile area and breach containment.
  • Greeted individuals desiring to enter restricted areas and informed them the procedures needed to gain entry in sterile area.
  • Secure the sterile area (passenger boarding area) of the airport from potential threats to aviation security.
  • Performed random screening on passengers and their luggage throughout the airport in the sterile and non-sterile areas.
  • Operate a Walk through Metal Detector to find any concealed metal on persons entering the sterile area.
  • Monitored both entry and exit points to the secured and sterile areas of the airport.
  • Allow the employees to enter the sterile area with the proper identification that is valid.
  • Monitor the sterile area to ensure and verify proper credentials and authorized access.
  • Prevent unauthorized access into the sterile area at the entry and exit points.
  • Detected, deterred and prevented prohibited items and passengers in the sterile area.
  • Conduct detail observation before and after entering the sterile area of passengers.
  • Verify and check documentation to grant access into sterile area.
  • Screen passengers to the sterile area.
  • Identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo and/or passengers; preventing Those objects from being transported onto aircraft or sterile areas.
  • Conduct screening and verifications of airport employees and personnel to ensure proper screening procedures are performed prior to sterile area entry.
  • Prevent prohibited items from entering aircrafts and sterile area.
  • Screened checked luggage as well as carry-on luggage Screened Passengers Sanitized sterile area and storerooms.

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31. Continuous Development
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Here's how Continuous Development is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Engaged in continuous development of critical thinking skills to retain and implement knowledge of applicable Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Engaged in continuous development of critical thinking skills, demonstrating adaptability.
  • Engage in continuous development of critical thinking skills, working knowledge of TSA's standard operating procedures, and directives.

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32. Physical Interaction
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Here's how Physical Interaction is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Performed searches and screening which included physical interaction with passengers while maintaining focus and awareness in a fast paced environment.
  • Performed searches and screening that included physical interaction with passengers.
  • Perform searches and screening including physical interaction with passengers, conducting bag searches and lifting luggage weighing up to 70lbs.
  • Perform searches by using physical interaction in the form of a pat down on passengers with potential threats.
  • Perform searches and screenings, which may include physical interaction with passengers through pat-downs and bag searches.
  • Perform searches and screening of passenger's bag which always includes physical interaction with the passengers.
  • Perform searches, screening, physical interaction with passengers, conduct bag searches.
  • Performed searches and screening, which included physical interaction with passengers (e.g., pat-downs, search of property, etc.

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33. New Information
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Here's how New Information is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Notified superiors of ongoing activities and called their attention to important new information which may require further examination or action.
  • Demonstrated responsible and dependable behavior and the ability to adapt to new information or unexpected obstacles.
  • Required to follow and keep up to date on current SOP, which evolved as new information was acquired.
  • Have also been able to change and rapidly adapt to new information or changing conditions or unexpected obstacles.
  • Position requires me to be open to change and adapt to new information or unexpected obstacles.
  • Learn new information about systems in place to keep the nodes and oversize running smoothly.
  • Open to change and adapted to new information/procedure changes or unexpected obstacles.
  • Demonstrate flexibility by continuing to be open to change and new information.
  • Help with daily briefings to the work force about new information.
  • Presented new information to employees in classroom setting.
  • Adapted to new information and unexpected obstacles.
  • Open to change and new information.
  • Take the initiative to solve problems using available resources being receptive to new information, ideas or strategies to achieve goals.
  • Adapted to change, new job relocations, new information, and/or unexpected obstacles.

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34. Appropriate Situational Options
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Here's how Appropriate Situational Options is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Identified, evaluated, and applied appropriate situational options and approaches.

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35. SV Grade
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Here's how SV Grade is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Pay Plan: SV Grade: 1802-D Provided security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft.

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36. Dependable Behavior
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Here's how Dependable Behavior is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Demonstrate responsible and dependable behavior.
  • Demonstrated responsible & dependable behavior at all times.
  • implement knowledge of all applicable Standard Operating Procedures, demonstrating responsible and dependable behavior.

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38. Explosive Devices
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Here's how Explosive Devices is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Trained techniques to identify malicious passengers and terrorists and controlling suspect passengers carrying prohibited items, weapons and explosive devices.
  • Screened checked baggage for improvised explosive devices Certified for on screen resolution of threats Other security duties as assigned
  • Conduct Covert and Overt drills establishing simulated improvised explosive devices placing them in accessible property and on-person.
  • Certified expert in identifying improvised explosive devices and illegal identity documents.
  • Inspected all outgoing luggage on domestic and international flights for prohibited items, such as illegal firearms and improvised explosive devices.
  • Manned an x-ray machine to check inside of passenger's luggage for IED's (Improvised Explosive Devices) and weapons.
  • Perform security screening on passengers, visitors and employees for proper identification, concealed weapons, explosive devices and contraband.
  • Respond and check over paramedic cart looking for IED's (Improvised Explosive Devices) and other prohibited items.
  • Operate x-rays, metal detector, Explosive Trace Detection devices, Full Body Scanners and detect Improvised Explosive Devices.
  • Operate CTX CAT Scan Device to analyze baggage entering the under carriage of the aircraft for explosive devices.
  • Inspected baggage for weapons and explosive devices or components of explosive devices.
  • Operate L-3 Explosive Detection X-Ray Machinery to detect explosive devices.
  • Improved Explosive Devices through x-ray and physical search.
  • Screened for explosive devices and residues.
  • Handled possible explosive devices Conducted Fraudulent Identification Prevention
  • Operated x-ray device controls and monitors screen to detect Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and prohibited items in personal property.
  • Graduated FLETC TSO basic training program August 2016 Trained to identify explosive devices and other threats to American transportation system.
  • Received advanced baggage screening training, fraudulent documents training and train- ing in the recognition of Improvised Explosive Devices.
  • Instructed in improvised explosive devices and the components that construct the IEDs and passed daily threat assessment tests.
  • Used state-of-the-art x-ray technology to screen passenger's luggage for IEDs Improvised Explosive Devices.

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39. Emergency Situations
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Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Responded to inquiries and providing direction to travelers; providing immediate response to breaches of security and/or emergency situations.
  • Respond to breaches of security and emergency situations in accordance with local agency procedures.
  • Exemplified ability to maintain professionalism and make decisions rapidly within emergency situations.
  • Responded to crisis and emergency situations in coordination with policy and procedures.
  • Respond quickly and effectively to emergency situations and make suggestions to supervisors.
  • Responded quickly and appropriately to all emergency situations that arose at check-points.
  • Reacted effectively to emergency situations in a variety of circumstances and environments.
  • Provide immediate response to breaches of security and/or in emergency situations.
  • Provide immediate responses to emergency situations through policy and procedures.
  • Responded to emergency situations while maintaining focus in chaotic situations.
  • Provide immediate response to breaches of security and/or emergency situations; taking appropriate steps to prevent entry to secure areas.
  • Responded to breaches of security and or emergency situations taking appropriate steps to prevent entry to secured areas.
  • Provided immediate response to breaches in security/emergency situations by taking the appropriate actions set forth by TSA guidelines.
  • Recognize, report, participate in handling of emergency situations or security issues related to airports.
  • Provide professional and tactful customer service when difficult, tense, or emergency situations may arise.
  • Responded quickly and appropriately in emergency situations that might arise at the airport.
  • Have been trained to operate in emergency situations in large public areas.
  • Trained to respond to breaches of security and emergency situations.
  • Responded to calls in both routine and emergency situations.
  • Acted quickly in emergency situations Analyzed circumstances and adopted effective courses of action; exercised sound judgment under pressure.

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  • Target 8801 Queens Blvd Elmhurst, NY11373 United States Salary: 11.03 USD Per Year Hours per week: 30

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41. Situational Awareness
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Here's how Situational Awareness is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Network Information Officer * Provide face-to-face security information and situational awareness to colleagues through weekly security briefings.
  • Provided security support in a high paced stressful environment with an emphasis on detail and situational awareness.
  • Focused on situational awareness, finding the environmental baseline and investigating individuals who stray from that baseline.
  • Maintained situational awareness and screening vigilance within a loud environment that involved constant communication with the public.
  • Detect unusual behavior, identify dangerous items and maintain situational awareness to ensure passenger safety.
  • Educate individuals with briefings and summary reports providing situational awareness and common operating procedures.
  • Use of situational awareness and watching for behaviors abnormal for the environmental baseline.
  • Report significant issues and incidents to TSA management for situational awareness.
  • Maintained situational awareness in a very loud and distracting environment.
  • Maintain situational awareness in order to detect unusual behavior.
  • Utilize visual observation and situational awareness in the baggage nodes or at checkpoint to maintain states of vigilant success.
  • Maintain high level of situational awareness of my surroundings during busy, stressful, and noisy work areas.
  • Perform personnel searches, body searches, maintain situational awareness to ensure safe daily operations.
  • Maintain command presence and situational awareness at all times.
  • Maintain situational awareness at all times.
  • Perform security related duties which involve multi-tasking of processes to ensure situational awareness and security of persons and or places.
  • Performed security-related duties and multi-tasked check point operation to ensure situational awareness and security of the traveling public were met.
  • Perform security-related duties through multi-tasking and ensuring situational awareness.
  • Maintain situational awareness in a distractible environment.
  • Perform security-related duties which involved multi-tasking of processes to ensure situational awareness and security safety to passengers and their property.

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42. AIT
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Here's how AIT is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Perform all functions pertaining to the TSO job including, X-Ray, standard pat downs, AIT/ART and travel document checker.
  • Detect and prevent prohibited, illegal and or dangerous items with advanced imaging technology machines (AIT) at the airport.
  • Screen passengers person and carry-on items prior to entering secure airport area Observe behavior and actions of passengers waiting for screening.
  • Screened baggage and cargo using Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) to provide safety for all passengers and crew members.
  • Monitored passenger-wait times, constructed inventory of lost items, set up checkpoints and calibrated Explosive Trace Detecting equipment.
  • Trained individuals on security screening equipment to include, XRAY, AIT, and ETD machine to resolve alarms.
  • Check equipment and troubleshoot issues with X-ray, Explosive Trace Detection, AIT, and bottle liquid screening equipment.
  • Developed proficiency in the use of security screening equipment (e.g., AIT/ATR, X-Ray and Magnetometers).
  • Well trained in hand held Metal Detector (HHMD), Advance imaging Technology (AIT).
  • Conduct standard pat downs on individuals who opt-out of AIT screening as well as in alarm resolution.
  • Review passenger throughput information and take necessary action to prevent excessive wait times for passenger screening.
  • Search the area which the AIT machine indicates it has founds anomalies on the person.
  • Refer passenger to another officer if there are various anomalies detected by the AIT machine.
  • Obtain necessary data for reporting passenger throughput from the AIT and WTMD machines.
  • Involved in the National AIT Roll-Out Team as trained and directed by Headquarters.
  • Have designed and painted custom pet portraits for clients.
  • Certified on (AIT) advanced imaging technology backscatter unit or what passengers would understand as the full body scanner.
  • Direct passengers to either the Walk Thru Metal Detector (WTMD) or the AIT-Full Body Scanner.
  • Open and operate L-3 in-line baggage x-ray, AIT body scan, Smiths AT2 x-ray, BLS and Itemizer equipment.
  • Operated, maintained, and calibrated various explosive detection equipment such as itemizers, barringer, raspiscan, AIT, ect..

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43. Job Training
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Here's how Job Training is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Mentored new-hires during on-the-job training.
  • Provide any necessary research and on the job training necessary to resolve incidents in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Finished classroom and on the job training early due to the ability to learn new jobs quickly.
  • Assisted supervisors with PASS practical skill evaluations for the final assessment to complete on the job training.
  • Certified on the Job Training monitor where I train officers on checkpoint & baggage Procedures and protocol.
  • Participated in two week long training course in MA, then On the Job Training at PWA.
  • Trained new hires by providing on the job training and assessing their abilities to perform their functions.
  • Led security briefings and provided on the job training to newly trained officers.
  • Provided on the job training for new hire employees and Assessment Specialists.
  • Educate other and new officers on new implemented procedures or on job training
  • Completed on job training and became a Transportation Security Officer April 27.
  • Conducted on the job training for newly appointed officers.
  • Trained and supervised new hires with on-the-job training procedures.
  • Mentor new hires during on the job training.
  • Provided On-the-Job training for newly hired personnel.
  • Participated in required job training and testing.
  • Provide on-job training for newly hired officers.
  • Provided on the job training instruction.
  • Officer, E Band After completing my On the Job Training for passenger screening at the Minneapolis/St.
  • Provided on the job training for fifty to sixty screeners being introduced to the checked baggage process.

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46. Dangerous Items
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Here's how Dangerous Items is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Performed pat down screenings of passengers for artfully concealed prohibited or dangerous items.
  • Screened passengers and accessible property for prohibitive and dangerous items.
  • Worked with dangerous items and dangerous situations during daily operations.
  • Make critical decisions regarding prohibited and dangerous items.
  • Identify prohibited and dangerous items.
  • Used a variety of detection techniques to identify potentially dangerous items and to prevent those materials from being transported onto aircraft.
  • Confiscated dangerous items and hazardous items found in searched bags and turned them over to the airline for disposal.
  • Screen passengers on a daily basis in order to detect firearms and prohibited, illegal or dangerous items.
  • Use advanced screening and x-ray technology to examine checked luggage for any prohibited or dangerous items.
  • Identified restricted and dangerous items to prevent those items from entering restricted space and aircraft.
  • Operate the x-ray machine to ensure prohibited and dangerous items are not in baggage.
  • Provided ongoing training in X-Ray detection of dangerous items and proper IED detection.
  • Performed bag searches on carry on luggage containing prohibited and/or dangerous items.
  • Use imaging technology machines to detect prohibited, illegal or dangerous items.
  • Job Duties: Deters, Detects and Prevents dangerous items aboard Aircraft.
  • Verify and keep records of any sharp or dangerous items.
  • Search passenger baggage to identify and remove any dangerous items.
  • Search individuals for illegal or dangerous items.
  • Perform security screening of both persons and property to indentify potentially dangerous items.
  • Operate several different machines such an x-ray to detect potentially dangerous items from making aboard a plane.

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47. OJT
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Here's how OJT is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Instruct On-The-Job (OJT) training employees as an OJT Mentor on the proper usage of TSA standard operating procedures.
  • Appointed by management as OJT Monitor and trained/mentored newly hired staff in all processes, procedures, and protocol.
  • Train and supervise new officers as a mentor/monitor in the On-the-Job Training (OJT) Monitor Program.
  • Perform as mentor for On the Job Training (OJT) to co-workers for new scanning equipment.
  • Evaluated new hire TSO on job training (OJT) and facilitated final training exam.
  • Executed On the Job Trainer (OJT) for more than 30 Transportation Security Officers.
  • Certified in the working process of the terminals for the airport through training and OJT.
  • Assisted new hire employees by becoming an On-the-Job Training Monitor (OJT Monitor).
  • Served as an OJT mentor to newly hired officers, provided guidance.
  • Mentored new and existing employees as an OJT monitor.
  • Trained and supervised new hires as an OJT mentor.
  • Documented the progress of mentoring/coaching of my OJT's.
  • Mentor and OJT training for new hires.
  • Conduct training of new employees as an On the Job Training (OJT) Monitor.
  • Provided on-the-job (OJT) training for officers from other airports such as Las Vegas, Salt Lake City and Phoenix.
  • Assisted newly hire officers in the completion of their On-The-Job Training (OJT) Prepared clear and concise incident reports.
  • Follow all TSA standard operating procedures Provide on the job training (OJT) for new hires.
  • Trained OJT's on how to operate security screening equipment per Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Keep myself available for on job training officers (OJTs) and their questions.
  • Refer OJTs to the SOP.

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48. Potential Security Threats
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Here's how Potential Security Threats is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Utilize diverse electronic detection and imaging equipment in order to detect potential security threats on passengers and in cargo.
  • Mitigated actual and potential security threats, by identifying, evaluating, and applying risk-based security screening protocols.
  • Used metal detectors and x-ray machines to detect prohibited items and identify potential security threats.
  • Engaged passengers in cordial conversation to gather information related to potential security threats.
  • Used advanced technology to address potential security threats and remove prohibited items.
  • Inspected international and domestic interior and exterior aircraft for potential security threats
  • Identified potential security threats for the traveling public and airport facility.
  • Performed regulatory inspections and investigations arising from potential security threats.
  • Used behavioral detection techniques to detect potential security threats.
  • Engage in continuous development of critical thinking skills, necessary to mitigate actual and potential security threats.
  • Communicate with the public while maintaining focus and awareness of potential security threats.
  • Monitor passengers for strange behaviors for potential security threats or terrorist acts.
  • Minimized actual and potential security threats by identifying, evaluating, and applying appropriate situational options and approaches.

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49. Hazardous Materials
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Here's how Hazardous Materials is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Verified appropriate checkpoint procedures are followed if prohibited items or hazardous materials are discovered during a referral.
  • Documented and handled hazardous materials and forwarded required paper work to appropriate law enforcement and federal agencies.
  • Received Hazardous Materials, Workplace Violence Prevention, Situation Awareness, Environmental Baseline and Behavioral Detection training.
  • Maintain calibration logs, alarm records, and documentation of confiscated hazardous materials and prohibited items.
  • Relied upon to transport hazardous materials and prohibited items to the voluntary abandoned property accumulation area.
  • Confiscated dangerous items and hazardous materials found in opened bags.
  • Make responsible decisions regarding alarmed objects and hazardous materials.
  • Promoted to the position of Hazardous Materials Coordinator.
  • Confiscated; dangerous items and hazardous materials.
  • Take appropriate steps to secure unauthorized weapons and/or potentially hazardous materials and devices and prevent entry to secure areas and aircraft.
  • Screened for hazardous materials, explosives and their components, ensured safety by 100%.
  • Screen passengers and their carry-on baggage and check baggage for prohibited items and hazardous materials.
  • Identified hazardous materials with x-ray machines, completed baggage searches and pat downs.
  • Performed physical bag checks to resolve any harmful objects or hazardous materials.
  • Tested for hazardous materials in checked baggage and carry on items.
  • Identify and locate hazardous materials or devices.
  • Remove and store hazardous materials.
  • Maintained inventory of, completed the proper documentation for, and ensured suitable disposal of all hazardous materials kept onsite.
  • Performed daily maintenance and operation specialized machinery and equipment to detach IEDs, IED components, hazardous materials, and etc.
  • Screen packages and passengers Able to identify hazardous materials and risks Visual observation, metal-detector screening, explosive trace detection Passenger friendliness

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50. Security Breaches
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Here's how Security Breaches is used in Transportation Security Officer jobs:
  • Participate in informative briefings concerning security-sensitive or classified information as well as security breaches.
  • Prepare incident reports for management involving investigations of security breaches and/or emergency situations.
  • Notified supervisors or other appropriate personnel when security breaches occurred.
  • Provided immediate response to security breaches and emergencies.
  • Respond immediately to security breaches/emergencies.
  • Trained to handle checkpoint security breaches and emergency situations with decisiveness and efficiency in order to protect the flying public.
  • Control terminal entry and exit points by presenting an excellent command presence in order to prevent security breaches.
  • Write incident and other reports used by law enforcement personnel to investigate and/ or prosecute security breaches.
  • Report any security breaches and safety issues through the proper channels of command.
  • Secure all prohibited items rendered by the public to avoid security breaches.
  • Serve in critical role of alleviating and preventing security breaches.
  • Enforced local and federal laws to prevent security breaches.
  • Close entry areas following security breaches or reopen areas after receiving notification that the airport is secure.
  • Prevented security breaches by accurately checking approximately 1500 3000 pieces of baggage and cargo.
  • Enforced TSA Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to prevent security breaches.
  • Mediate all trainings for officers after security breaches.
  • Trained in alarm resolution procedures, security breaches, and how to respond in emergency situations.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Transportation Security Officer

Angry Passengers

21.6%

Bag Searches

12.0%

Security Procedures

7.9%

Transportation Security Administration

6.3%

Dangerous Objects

6.3%

Customer Service

5.0%

Security Checkpoint

4.9%

X-Ray Machines

4.3%

Exit Points

3.6%

Stressful Environment

3.3%

Effective Decisions

3.1%

Routine Situations

2.9%

Terminal Entry

2.6%

Detection System

2.5%

Pat-Down Searches

2.5%

Air Travelers

2.4%

TSO

2.4%

Crowd Distractions

2.1%

Law Enforcement

2.1%

Professional Ability

2.1%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Transportation Security Officer

Rank Skill
1 Angry Passengers 17.3%
2 Bag Searches 9.6%
3 Security Procedures 6.3%
4 Transportation Security Administration 5.1%
5 Dangerous Objects 5.0%
6 Customer Service 4.0%
7 Security Checkpoint 3.9%
8 X-Ray Machines 3.4%
9 Exit Points 2.9%
10 Stressful Environment 2.7%
11 Effective Decisions 2.5%
12 Routine Situations 2.4%
13 Terminal Entry 2.1%
14 Detection System 2.0%
15 Pat-Down Searches 2.0%
16 Air Travelers 1.9%
17 TSO 1.9%
18 Crowd Distractions 1.7%
19 Law Enforcement 1.7%
20 Professional Ability 1.6%
21 Explosive Trace Detection 1.6%
22 Information Briefings 1.2%
23 Screen Passengers 1.2%
24 Efficient Processing 1.2%
25 Vulnerable Area 1.0%
26 Federal Job 0.9%
27 Basic Security Equipment 0.8%
28 ETD 0.8%
29 Incident Reports 0.8%
30 Sterile Area 0.8%
31 Continuous Development 0.7%
32 Physical Interaction 0.7%
33 New Information 0.6%
34 Appropriate Situational Options 0.6%
35 SV Grade 0.6%
36 Dependable Behavior 0.5%
37 Travel Arrangements 0.5%
38 Explosive Devices 0.5%
39 Emergency Situations 0.5%
40 USD 0.5%
41 Situational Awareness 0.5%
42 AIT 0.5%
43 Job Training 0.4%
44 Digital X-Rays 0.4%
45 Program Requirements 0.4%
46 Dangerous Items 0.4%
47 OJT 0.4%
48 Potential Security Threats 0.4%
49 Hazardous Materials 0.4%
50 Security Breaches 0.3%
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