The Transportation Security Administration TSA is looking to recruit officers at airports around the country.
The federal agency has announced several hiring events at airports in Nevada to Wisconsin and Boston over the past month, and is offering bonuses at each location to attract potential candidates.
On Thursday, the TSA will host its latest hiring event at the Central Wisconsin AirportWisconsin Airport to help people applying for a job as a Transportation Security Officer TSO. The agency said that eligible officers could get a sign-on bonus of up to $2,000. After onboarding, the new hires would get $1,000 and an additional $1,000 after one year, according to the TSA.
The starting salary is $16.90 per hour and there will be opportunities for pay increases after six months, according to the TSA.
The agency has announced a two-day recruiting event on January 28 and January 29 at Boston Logan International Airport. The officers in Boston can receive a sign-on bonus of up to $2,000 over a one-year period, and starting pay is $24.60 per hour.
The agency announced on the same day that it would hold a separate hiring event for the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. A salary of $18.59 per hour will be given to officers at the airport. After one year, new hires will be eligible for $1,000 and another $1,000.
The agency also announced that they would be hiring at Detroit Metro Airport and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport earlier this month.