TSA to host hiring event in Milwaukee Feb. 4-5, $1K sign-on bonus offered

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is hosting a hiring event Friday, Feb. 4 and Saturday, Feb. 5 for those interested in working as a transportation security officer (TSO) at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport.

The event will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, located at 333. W. Kilbourn Avenue.

Those in attendance will learn about full and part-time TSO positions and have the opportunity to complete multiple steps of the hiring process including a presentation, application assistance and scheduling of computer-based testing.

Starting pay is $17.65 per hour with opportunities for pay increases after six months. Benefits include paid leave, health care plans for full and part-time employees, 401K coverage and more.

TSA is offering a sign-on bonus of up to $1,000 to eligible new hires, $500 after onboarding and an additional $500 after one year of service, with service agreement. The initiative applies to TSO new hires that onboard through Sept. 22, 2022.

Candidates are required to have two valid forms of state or federal identification, and masks are required.

For more information on the position and to learn more about TSA careers, click here

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