Transportation Security Screeners


Conduct screening of passengers, baggage, or cargo to ensure compliance with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations. May operate basic security equipment such as x-ray machines and hand wands at screening checkpoints.
Also called: Security Screener, Transportation Security Officer (TSO)

Knowledge:

    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
    Business
  • customer service
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • talking to others
    Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology:

    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • Email software
    Computer based training software
  • Rapiscan Threat Image Projection

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    some college
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