Details for Transportation Security Officer

Transportation Security Officer (TSO)

Part-Time with $1,000 sign-on bonus (some conditions apply)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)


The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is accepting applications for part-time Transportation Security Officers at Billings Logan International Airport (BIL). Paid, ongoing training will be provided; no experience required.

• Pay rate starting at $16.51 per hour


Specific duties for TSA Transportation Security Officers include:

• Screening passengers, cargo and bags for prohibited and dangerous objects and materials.

• Maintaining efficient passenger traffic flows through security checkpoints.

• Monitoring airport security measures and reporting potential vulnerabilities and weaknesses.


Applicants must meet these minimum qualifications:

• Have either a high school diploma, General Educational Development (GED), High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) or Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) credential.

• If none of the above, have at least one year of full-time work experience in the security industry, aviation screening or as an X-ray technician.

• Be proficient in English (i.e., able to read, write, speak and comprehend).

• Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.

• Must be at least 18 years of age.


TSA offers an attractive federal benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan similar to a 401(k); Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days and paid federal holidays.

Other benefits may include a uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; transportation subsidies and ongoing training with tuition reimbursement. DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities.