TSA hosting job fairs for openings at Albany International Airport

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ALBANY — The Transportation Security Administration is hosting three job fairs in the coming weeks to find workers for Albany International Airport.

The three upcoming career fairs are as follows:

  • March 24, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Berne-Knox Westerlo School District Career Fair in the school gymnasium located at 1738 Helderberg Trail in Berne
  • April 3, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Union College Career Center located at 807 Union Street in Schenectady.
  • April 6, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Career Fair that is being held at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, located at 279 Madison Avenue in Albany.

The TSA is seeking full-time and part-time employees with salaries starting at $37,753 annually for individuals hired before July. The annual salary at Albany is scheduled to increase starting in July to $38,650. After a TSA officer has been working at Albany for one year beyond July 1, 2023, the annual salary jumps to $47,878 and after two years from their hire date it escalates again to $58,563 per year.

Additionally, informational recruitment tables will be staffed inside the airport terminal on at the bottom of the escalator between the baggage claim area and the airport’s Information Desk every Thursday throughout March from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Individuals who are interested in finding out more information about applying for a position as a TSA officer can visit the recruitment table to learn more about the job as well as what the hiring process entails.

For more information on the duties of a TSA officer and to learn a little more about TSA’s mission, a video titled “Day in the Life of a TSO” is available. To view open positions for TSA officers around the country, visit https://jobs.tsa.gov/transport-security-officer.

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