TSA hiring officers at Kahului Airport

TSA is hiring security screening officers to work at Kahului Airport, with multiple part- and full-time positions available, the agency announced Wednesday.

The starting salary is $24.48 per hour, and as an added incentive, TSA is offering newly hired officers $1,000 upon starting with the agency and $1,000 after one year of service with TSA, according to a news release.

Benefits include paid training, annual and sick leave, health care plans for full- and part-time employees and a 401k retirement plan. Officers are also eligible for up to $5,000 per year in college tuition reimbursement.

After applying, candidates will take a computer-based test to evaluate aptitude and English language proficiency and participate in a structured interview session.

Applicants must also complete a medical evaluation, federal drug screening and a pre-hire background investigation.

They must be 18 years or older, a U.S. citizen or national and have earned a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.

Previous experience in security or law enforcement fields is not required.

To view open TSA positions, visit jobs.tsa.gov/transport-security-officer.

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