Published in the November/December 2012 issue of print Search & Employ® |
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) protects the nation’s transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce. TSA’s nearly 50,000 Transportation Security Officers screen more than 1.7 million passengers each day at more than 450 airports nationwide.
TSA deploys approximately 2,800 behavior-detection officers at the airports, and utilizes more than 400 TSA explosives specialists in aviation and multimodal environments. Thousands of Federal Air Marshals are deployed every day on domestic and international flights. TSA has also trained and deployed approximately 800 explosives detection canine teams to airports and mass transit systems.
TSA’s biggest employment needs include managers, administrators and professionals; Transportation Security Officers; and Federal Air Marshals. The organization needs skilled professionals with the proper mixture of technical expertise, ability, and dedication to organizational success.