Oh...but they are very carefully screened, vetted and cleared. yes, not a bad apple gets though that barrel check, just look at the job requirements to be a TSA screener!
Possess a high school diploma or general education diploma or have one year of any type of work experience that demonstrates the applicant's ability to perform the work of the position.Source
Be U.S. Citizens.
Pass a background and security investigation, including a criminal records check, in accordance with Federal law and standards established by the Transportation Security Administration.
Possess certain basic aptitudes and physical abilities as measured through a medical examination. These include color perception, visual and aural acuity, physical coordination, and motor skills, to the following standards:
There is quite a bit more and personally, I'd sum up the majority in just two lines. Don't be a felon and be literate with basic math skills. Basically, if you can fog the glass when they hold it in front of your mouth, it's off to schedule orientation. Isn't it great to know that is wandering around acting like they are actually sworn cops?
edit on 26-7-2012 by Wrabbit2000 because: (no reason given)