Working at TSA (Transportation Security Administration) | Glassdoor

TSA (Transportation Security Administration)

TSA (Transportation Security Administration) Overview

Work Here? Get a Free Employer Account
www.tsa.gov
Arlington, VA
10000+ employees
2002
Government
Government
Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Unknown
No, you don't have to remove your shoes to view this record (unless you really want to). Charged with protecting the nation's transportation system, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) manages aviation security, surface ... Read more

TSA (Transportation Security Administration) Reviews

2.5
Star Star Star Star Star
Rating Trends Rating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
(no image)
Peter Neffenger
37 Ratings
  • "Pretty easy and pointless job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Transportation Security Officer in Durham, NC
    Former Employee - Transportation Security Officer in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at TSA (Transportation Security Administration) part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Short shifts, decent benefits, easy work loads, free parking, decent perks, great people, stars coming to airport, overall a great job to be federal employment

    Cons

    Took too long to become full time, unnecessary background checks, unnecessary regulations, the job was a little draining however it was what it was.

See All 719 Reviews

TSA (Transportation Security Administration) Photos

TSA (Transportation Security Administration) photo of: TSA Headquarters (Photo thanks to Flickr user jbpics4u All rights reserved.)
TSA (Transportation Security Administration) photo of: Inside the terminal
TSA (Transportation Security Administration) photo of: TSA Breakroom
TSA (Transportation Security Administration) photo of: Transportation Security
TSA (Transportation Security Administration) photo of: Life in the Checkpoint
TSA (Transportation Security Administration) photo of: 2014 Community Food Drive
See All PhotosSee All

TSA (Transportation Security Administration) Interviews

Experience

Experience
56%
26%
16%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
82%
10%
4%
2
0

Difficulty

2.7
Average

Difficulty

Hard
Average
Easy
  1. Helpful (6)  

    Transportation Security Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Traverse City, MI
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at TSA (Transportation Security Administration) (Traverse City, MI) in March 2017.

    Interview

    Hiring process was somewhat slow. I had applied in October of 2016, took the test in November and passed but didn't hear anything else for a while. Then two weeks ago, in Feb of 2017, I got a call to come in for an interview. Mind you, the place I'd applied for was hours away from my location and I applied knowing this. In my opinion, the people weren't very professional at all. There was a test to test color blindness and I did that while I waited for my interview before getting called in. It was very quick and short, and I'd noticed both of my interviewers were giving each other the side eye while I was already extremely nervous. The questions had been nothing like what I studied for, and I'd even bought the book they'd listed as a reference for their questions. How does one prepare for their interview process when they do not give better examples of what their questions are like?

    Interview Questions

    • Can't say specifics, but one was like: tell me a time you had to change your work habits.   Answer Question
See All 130 Interviews

TSA (Transportation Security Administration) Awards & Accolades

  • Best Employers for Latinos to Work For in the East, Latinos For Hire, 2012
  • Best Employers for Latinos to Work For in the Southwest, Latinos For Hire, 2012
See More

Work at TSA (Transportation Security Administration)? Share Your Experiences

TSA (Transportation Security Administration)
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
 
Click to Rate
or