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www.tsa.gov
Arlington, VA
10000+ employees
2002
Government
Government
Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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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

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Peter Neffenger
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    Current Employee - Transportation Security Officer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Transportation Security Officer in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    None. The organization has much internal changes to make to retain knowledgeable employees. This organization is trying to make careers out of a job.

    Cons

    Pay scale terrible. Evaluation aren't implemented properly. Time at the organization doesn't equal compensation. The organization has much internal changes to make to retain knowledgeable employees. This organization is trying to make careers out of a job.

    Advice to Management

    Move to GS pay scale to retain senior employees

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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
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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
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TSA (Transportation Security Administration) Interviews

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    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
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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
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