Transportation Security Screeners:

Conduct screening of passengers, baggage, or cargo to ensure compliance with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations. May operate basic security equipment such as x-ray machines and hand wands at screening checkpoints.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $38,420.00
Average Time to Fill 32 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 348
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 0.25 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Oral Communication
Information Gathering
Conflict Management
Critical Thinking
Work Ethic
Intellectual Risk-taking
Following Directions
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Confiscate prohibited or dangerous items
Perform property or facility security sweeps
Apprehend suspects or perpetrators of criminal acts
Guard area or premises
Enforce laws, ordinances, or regulations
Search for contraband on person or in facilities
Escort prisoners to courtrooms, prisons, or other facilities

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Conduct evacuation procedures
Implement company or staff policies
Arrest suspects or perpetrators of criminal acts
Determine negligence or violation of laws or regulations
Terminate employment of employees or contractors

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Locate suspicious objects or vehicles
Control authorized entry and exit in restricted areas
Block physical access to restricted areas
Monitor entrance or exit of persons
Monitor operations to ensure compliance with safety or security policies or regulations
Monitor performance of others

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates

Communicate details in protective services settings
Collaborate with co-workers, agencies, and organizations to provide protection
Request emergency personnel
Communicate situation details to police or security personnel
Confer with personnel regarding general security violations

Getting Information

Search for missing persons
Perform manual or electronic surveillance to detect or record suspicious or illegal activities
Analyze evidence or facts
Interview witnesses, suspects, or claimants

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Baggage Screening
Security Clearance

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