Date:July 17, 2007
Contact:Public Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Transportation Security Administration to recruit workers at Jefferson Career Solutions Center

METAIRIE - Transportation Security Administration will recruit Transportation Security Officers (baggage screeners) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 31 at Jefferson Career Solutions Center at 3216 David Drive.

TSA will accept applications for full and part-time officers to work at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Full time starting salary for these positions is $25,583 per year plus benefits. Part time salary is $12.74 per hour plus benefits.

The minimum requirements for these positions are: must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national; have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent, or have at least one year of security or aviation screening experience; and must be proficient in English.

Transportation Security Officers must be physically able to perform all job duties, including lifting and carrying baggage weighing up to 70 lbs. Applicants must pass a pre-employment medical evaluation and background check.

TSA will speak with groups of job seekers every 30 minutes, on the hour and half hour, to give a brief overview of the job and allow time to complete the application.

For more information contact Susan Thompson with Jefferson Career Solutions Center at (504) 888-0145, ext. 102.

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