TSA Screener

TSA screeners inspect people preparing to board airplanes and operate sophisticated technology to screen luggage. TSA screeners escort people through metal detectors, inspect luggage for explosives, firearms, and other prohibited items with screening technology, and pat down or use metal detector wands to screen individuals requiring additional screening.

Review the following list for application information for TSA screener jobs:

  • Before you apply, obtain a college degree in criminal justice. Although you can still qualify for entry-level positions without a degree, having one enhances career growth opportunities with the TSA
  • Review the TSA's website to learn about their hiring procedures and what they seek in screeners
  • For information about current openings and the application process call the TSA Recruitment Center at 1-800-887-1895.

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