NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Transportation Security Administration is now hiring.

The TSA is looking to hire 6,000 new security officers as it prepares for an expected surge in summer travel.

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The jobs will be for positions at 430 airports across the country, including Newark International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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The agency says it will use virtual job fairs and other recruitment efforts.

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For view open positions, visit TSA.gov/TSO.

CBSNewYork Team