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Vacancy Details

Eligibility Questions

1 I am currently employed by TSA (Transportation Security Administration). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 Enter date of hire (MM/DD/YYYY): Maximum length of 10 characters.
    1.2 Enter current location: Maximum length of 200 characters.
    1.3 Enter current position: Maximum length of 200 characters.
  • No
2 I am a former TSA (Transportation Security Administration) employee. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Enter employment from date (MM/DD/YYYY): Maximum length of 10 characters.
    2.2 Enter employment to date (MM/DD/YYYY): Maximum length of 10 characters.
    2.3 Enter most recent location: Maximum length of 200 characters.
    2.4 Enter most recent position: Maximum length of 200 characters.
    2.5 Enter reason for leaving: Maximum length of 200 characters.
    2.6 Were you terminated, removed, or did you resign from TSA while a proposed termination or removal was pending after July 27, 2017?
    • Yes
    • No
    2.7 If you answered 'Yes' to Question #2.6, were you separated due to failure to successfully complete the Annual Proficiency Review or failure to successfully complete necessary required training?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable - ONLY USE if you answered 'No' for Question #2.6.
    2.8 If you answered 'Yes' to Question #2.7, is the position to which you are applying the same or similar to the position from which you were separated (e.g., former TSO, LTSO or STSO applying to become a TSO or a former FAM applying to become a FAM)?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable - ONLY USE if you answered 'No' for Question #2.7.
    2.9 Were you separated due to unacceptable performance?
    • Yes
    • No
    2.10 Were you separated due to misconduct?
    • Yes
    • No
    2.11 Were you separated due to receiving a negative suitability determination from the Personnel Security Division?
    • Yes
    • No
    2.12 Did you resign after receiving a proposed removal letter?
    • Yes
    • No
  • No
3 I am currently a permanent (non-temporary) civilian employee, or I have been a permanent (non-temporary) employee of a Federal agency. Please note you will be required to submit an SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action, to verify that you are or were a permanent employee for another Federal agency. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 I am a current or former airport security screener employed by a private (non-Federal) screening company (position held at any time since November 19, 2002). Answer to this question is required
  • Current
  • Former
  • Not Applicable
5 I am a member or a former member of the armed forces and entitled, under statute to retired, retirement, or retainer pay. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 I am eligible for veterans' preference under the provisions of Title 5 United States Code Section 2108. Please note that documentary evidence will be required before preference is granted. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
You can determine your eligibility for veterans' preference by using the Department of Labor's Veterans' Preference Advisor at http://www.dol.gov/elaws/vets/vetpref/mservice.htm. You can also find additional information on veterans' preference under 5 U.S.C. 2108 at https://www.OPM.gov, the Office of Personnel Management's site.
7 Do you have either one or both of the following: (1) a high school diploma, GED, HiSET, TASC, or equivalent OR (2) at least one year of full-time work experience in security work or aviation officer work, or with x-ray technician work? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes - I have either one or both of the following (1) a high school diploma, GED, HiSET, TASC, or equivalent OR (2) at least one year of full-time work experience in security work or aviation officer work, or with x-ray technician work
  • No - I DO NOT have at least one of the following (1) a high school diploma, GED, HiSET, TASC, or equivalent OR (2) at least one year of full-time work experience in security work or aviation officer work, or with x-ray technician work.
8 I am at least 18 years of age at the time of this application submission. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 This position requires the ability to: repeatedly and safely lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds; continuously stand for one (1) to four (4) hours without a break; walk up to three (3) miles during a shift; continuously and effectively interact with the public; and maintain focus and awareness and work within a stressful environment. In addition, eligibility for the TSO position requires passing a drug screening and a job-related medical evaluation which will be assessed in a pre-employment medical/drug evaluation. For more information on TSO medical requirements, please Click Here. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes - I understand the requirements stated above and wish to continue in the application process.
  • No - Based on the requirements stated above, I no longer wish to be considered for this position.
Work schedules for this position may consist of either full-time or part-time.  Full-time employees will be scheduled for 40 hours per week and part-time employees are generally scheduled between 16 and 25 hours per week. Schedules are comprised of shift-work on any day from Sunday through Saturday, which may include irregular hours, nights, holidays, overtime, extended shifts, weekend shifts, changing shifts, and split shifts. A typical split shift schedule is two shifts, lasting at least two (2) hours each, in one 24-hour period, with an unpaid break of at least two (2) hours between the shifts. Specific work shifts and schedules will be determined by the airport.
10 Various work shifts: Answer to this question is required
  • Yes - I understand there are various work schedules for these positions and wish to continue in the application process.
  • No - Based on the information about the various work schedules stated above, I no longer wish to be considered for this position.
For employment with TSA, male applicants who were born after December 31, 1959, must be registered with the Selective Service System or meet one of the authorized exemptions. For assistance in determining whether or not you meet the Selective Service registration requirement for TSA employment, please visit: https://www.sss.gov/
11 My selective service registration status is: Answer to this question is required
  • I am registered with the Selective Service System. I understand my registration will be verified with the Selective Service System database.
  • I was born a female; therefore, the registration requirement does not apply to me.
  • I was born a male before December 31, 1959; therefore, the registration requirement does not apply to me.
  • I meet one of the authorized Selective Service registration exemptions and understand that I will be required to provide verification before I can be employed by TSA.
  • I am or was a member of the U.S. Armed Forces on active duty; therefore, I am considered compliant with registration requirements. I understand I must provide documentation of my military service, e.g., form DD-214.
  • I was born a male after December 31, 1959, and did not register for the Selective Service. I am not exempt from the registration requirement. I believe my failure to register with the Selective Service was neither knowing nor willful and request consideration from TSA for a waiver. I recognize that I will be required as part of the evaluation process to provide documentary proof that my failure to register was neither knowing nor willful.
  • I was aware of my requirement to register with the Selective Service before I turned 26 years old; however, I failed to do so. I understand that I am unable to pursue employment with TSA if I knowingly and willfully failed to register with the Selective Service. (Note: By checking this answer, you will be removed from consideration for this position.)
For Questions 12 through 48, please respond whether or not you have been convicted* of the offense listed within the past 10 years. (Note: By responding "Yes" to any of these, you will be removed from consideration for this position.)

*You have a conviction if you plead no contest (nolo contendere), plead guilty, were found guilty, or found not guilty by reason of insanity, to any of the listed disqualifying offenses. The only exceptions are if your guilty plea or conviction has been reversed on appeal, your conviction has been expunged, or you have been pardoned.
12 Forgery of certificates, false marking of aircraft, and other aircraft registration violations. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
13 Interference with air navigation. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Improper transportation of a hazardous material. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
15 Aircraft piracy. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
16 Interference with flight crew members or flight attendants. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
17 Commission of certain crimes aboard aircraft in flight. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
18 Carrying a weapon or explosive aboard aircraft. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
19 Conveying false information and threats. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
20 Aircraft piracy outside the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
21 Lighting violation involving transporting controlled substances. Essentially, this means that if you have been convicted of transporting illegal drugs in a plane without activating the navigation or anti-collision lights you are disqualified. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
22 Unlawful entry into an aircraft area that serves air carriers or foreign air carriers contrary to established security requirements. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
23 Destruction of an aircraft or either a domestic or international aircraft facility. It is a federal crime to use any device, substance or weapon, to intentionally perform an act of violence against any person at an airport or to destroy or seriously damage the facilities of such an airport. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
24 Murder. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
25 Assault with intent to murder. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
26 Espionage. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
27 Sedition (inciting insurrection against lawful authority). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
28 Kidnapping or hostage taking. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
29 Treason. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
30 Rape or aggravated sexual abuse. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
31 Unlawful possession, use, sale, distribution, or manufacture of an explosive or weapon. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
32 Extortion. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
33 Armed or felony armed robbery. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
34 Distribution of, or intent to distribute a controlled substance. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
35 Felony arson. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
36 Felony involving a threat. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
37 Felony involving willful destruction of property. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
38 Felony involving importation or manufacture of a controlled substance. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
39 Felony involving burglary. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
40 Felony involving theft. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
41 Felony involving dishonesty, fraud, or misrepresentation. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
42 Felony involving possession or distribution of stolen property. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
43 Felony involving aggravated assault. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
44 Felony involving bribery. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
45 Felony involving illegal possession of a controlled substance punishable by a maximum term of imprisonment of more than 1 year, or any other crime classified as a felony that the Under Secretary determines indicates a propensity for placing contraband aboard an aircraft in return for money. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
46 Violence at international airports. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
47 Conspiracy or attempt to commit any of the criminal acts listed above. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
48 Interference with security screening personnel. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No