How hard is it to get into the TSA (Transportation Security Administration)?

I just applied there online. I also have to send my DD-214 from the military to try and get 5 extra points for being in the Air Force. I'll also have to fax in some other documents. There was a job posting for an area a half an hour away from here and it seems like it would be an amazing career. Please only post if you know what you're talking about!

Asked By: honest questions - 4/5/2010
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Amazing? Depends on TSA management at the local airport. It is definitely interesting, however. Like most federal agencies, it will take a little time for them to get back to you. The competition for the positions is fairly heavy. Your military background will certainly give you an advantage... More
Answered By: Fixer - 4/5/2010
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with me right now have applied over two month's ago and still haven't heard anything checked that they have me on record they do but still nothing and i have clean back ground only thing i can think of is so many people signing up and there back logged
Answered By: bo - 4/5/2010
Looking into peoples luggage 8 hours a day, day after day is an "amazing career"? How is this a better lifestyle than the USAF? To each his own.
Answered By: herkco - 4/5/2010
Judging from the examples that I run into every time I go to work, it shouldn't be too difficult.
Answered By: grumpy geezer - 4/5/2010
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