TSA recruits agents to work at Albany airport

ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will host a series of recruiting events to hire additional officers to work at Albany International Airport in preparation for the busy spring and winter travel seasons. summer. There are currently openings for full-time and part-time positions as TSA agents in Albany with a starting salary of $27,753 per year for those hired before July.

That annual salary in Albany is expected to rise from July to $38,650. After a TSA agent worked in Albany for a year after July 1, 2023, the annual salary jumps to $47,878 and after two years from his date of hire, it goes back up to $58,563 per year, which represents a salary increase of more than $20,000.

Informative recruitment tables will be held inside the airport terminal on the ground floor near the information desk every Thursday from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Individuals who would like more information about applying for a TSA agent position can visit the recruiting board to learn more about the position as well as how the hiring process works.

The TSA is also participating in the annual Schenectady College and Career Outreach Center and Department of Labor job fair scheduled for Jan. 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The job fair is located in the first floor arcade area of ​​Center City, 433 State Street. in Schenectady.

“The TSA is an agency that protects our national security, and it is made up of well-trained and professional officers who ensure that the millions of passengers who pass through the airport arrive safely at their destination. It’s also personally rewarding federal work that offers meaningful benefits and annual opportunities to see healthy pay raises,” said Bart R. Johnson, TSA Federal Security Director for Northeast Airports. New York State. “The opportunities for professional growth are endless and new recruits will play a vital role in protecting our country.”

Applicants do not need previous experience in security or law enforcement. New recruits will receive extensive training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and will be paid during their training.

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