Transportation Security Administration/MidAmerica Airport

9656 Air Terminial Drive
Mascoutah , IL
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Transportation Security Administration/MidAmerica Airport
Mascoutah, IL Part time
Posted on April 26, 2018


Transportation Security Officer (TSO) – Part-Time

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)



 The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is hiring part-time Transportation Security Officers at Mid America St. Louis Airport (BLV).  Paid, ongoing training will be provided; no experience is required.

  •  Part-time starting salary: $15.78 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 qualifications in order to be further evaluated in the TSO hiring process:

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



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.

TSA also provides part-time Transportation Security Officers the opportunity to take advantage of receiving Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) while only paying the same low cost as full-time employees.  

Apply online at:

or text “TSO” to 95495

or call 1-877-872-7990





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