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Help wanted: TSA now hiring at Buffalo, Syracuse, Albany airports

There's an incentive: Individuals who on-board before September 30 will receive a $500 bonus, and an additional $500 after one year of service.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Now that air travel is picking back up, the Transportation Security Administration is going on a hiring spree.

The TSA looking to hire at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, as well as airports in Syracuse and Albany.

And there's an incentive: Individuals who on-board before September 30 will receive a $500 bonus, and an additional $500 after one year of service.

Starting pay here in Buffalo is $17 an hour. 

In March, the TSA had announced that it was hiring for 25 positions that it expected to be available in Buffalo, Syracuse and Albany. It was part of a national effort to hire over 6,000 new agents across the country.