TSA offers jobs at New York airport with $1,000 starting bonus

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced on its website that it is hiring officers to work at Elmira Corning Regional Airport.

The TSA is offering a $1,000 hiring bonus to people who become TSA officers at Elmira Corning Regional Airport.

the chosen people they will receive $500 to start and another $500 on their first anniversary. Initial payment at the airport is $16.90 per hour. The TSA notes that new employees will have opportunities for salary increases after six months.

“This is a career that is very rewarding. The opportunities for professional growth are endlesss and you will play a vital role in protecting our country,” said Bart R. Johnson, TSA Federal Director of Security for Upstate New York.

According to the page, those interested will be supported by current TSA officers at a recruiting table near the security checkpoint to provide briefings on what it’s like to work as a TSA officer.

The information desk will also be staffed for applicants to review the hiring process on June 21 and 22, from 10 am to noon.

The TSA details that benefits for full- and part-time employees include paid training, sick and annual leave, and robust health care plans. TSA is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including military veterans and people with disabilities.

Among the tasks of the TSA officers is the screen thousands of airline travelers dailymaking sure they reach their destinations safely.

TSA expects to regularly screen higher volume of travelers for the summer and needs additional officers to support its security mission.

the aspirants do not need prior experience working in the security or law enforcement fields. New hires will receive extensive training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and will be paid as they go through training.

“The TSA was created after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and by joining the TSA, individuals will be on the front lines of protecting the traveling public and will also be a part of our national security enterprise,” he said. Federal Director of Security of the TSA.

To view available positions for TSA officers across the country, go here.

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