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    A Day In The Life Of: Transportation Security Inspectors (TSI)

    A Day In The Life Of: Transportation Security Inspectors (TSI)
    In an effort to explain the many different positions we have in the field, I've asked a Transportation Security Inspector (TSI) from Cincinnati to talk a little about his position. Jim is from the Aviation side of Inspections, so keep in mind that TSA has a cadre of inspectors in the field. We’ll highlight their jobs in the future as well. ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Am I Eligible for Security Clearance?

    Introduction The following guidelines are established for all individuals who require access to classified information. They apply to persons being considered for initial or continued eligibility, and are used by government departments and agencies in all final clearance determinations. Investigative Process The determination of whether the granting or continuing of eligibility for a security clearance is based upon careful consideration of ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    5 Steps to Gaining a Security Clearance

    5 Steps to Gaining a Security Clearance
    A security clearance is often essential to landing a job with government contractors or federal agencies who handle sensitive information. Since the creation of the Department of Homeland Security and a huge demand for internet security work, there has never been a greater demand for employees to work on classified programs. Therefore, qualified job seekers will find that they have a ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rate This
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    What is a Background Investigation?

    What is a Background Investigation?
    Q: Why are you going to investigate me? I'm only applying for an entry level job and I don't need a security clearance. A: The interests of the national security require that all persons privileged to be employed in the departments and agencies of the government shall be reliable, trustworthy, of good conduct and character, and of complete and unswerving loyalty ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +2