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Airport Security Personnel

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

No prior experience is needed to work as a security screener, but those with prior work experience will increase their chances of landing a job, getting promoted, and possibly earning higher pay. You can gain experience by participating in security-related internships and jobs. Positions as air marshals or directors or security are not entry-level positions. If you are interested in one of these jobs, you will need previous experience with the police, U.S. military, or other position in which you have gained skills in protecting the lives of others.

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