TSA is hiring full- and part-time Transportation Security Officers at MSP - Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

Females are encouraged to apply!

Pay starts at $51,194 annually (full-time) or $24.53 per hour (part-time).

Officers will receive non-competitive annual promotions for the first 5 years of their career with TSA. Pay will increase to $31.27 per hour or $65k per year after just 2 years!


Transportation Security Officer (TSO)

Transportation Security Officers are responsible for providing security and protection of travelers across all transportation sectors in a courteous and professional manner. Their duties may also extend to securing high-profile events, important figures and/or anything that includes or impacts our transportation systems. Learn more about the Transportation Security Officer (TSO) role on the TSA Careers Website.


    1. You must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National.
    2. You must have a high school diploma, GED, OR at least one year of full-time work experience in the security industry, aviation screening, or as an X-ray technician.
    3. You must have reached the minimum age (18) at the time of application.
    4. Selective Service registration is required (for males)
    5. Must pass a structured interview, drug screening, medical evaluation, and background investigation
    6. Subject to post-employment random drug and/or alcohol testing
    7. Must be available to work various shifts and overtime, as needed.
    8. Must be proficient in English (e.g., reading, writing, speaking, comprehending).
    9. Mandatory travel for training and occasional travel may be required
    10. Exposure to potentially lethal devices and dangerous chemicals is inherent in this position.

    Physical Demands: Must meet and maintain physical requirements (including an assessment of physical abilities) including, but not limited to, the following:

    • Maintain physical agility to ensure ability to squat and bend.
    • Ability to repeatedly lift and manipulate baggage, containers, weighing approximately 50 pounds and other objects subject to security processing.
    • Ability to walk up to three (3) miles during a shift and stand for prolonged periods (up to 4 hours) of time.

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