Tribal Gaming Agent

CONTINUOUSLY OPEN TO DEVELOP A POOL OF QUALIFIED APPLICANTS
Department
Gaming

Reports To
TGA Director

FLSA Status
Non Exempt

TS Range
6/7

Opening Date
October 28, 2011

SUMMARY

Represents the SIGC in a highly professional manner that sets an example for all peers and subordinates. Monitors the gaming operation to ensure compliance with the SIGC operating policy and procedures, preserve and protect the assets of the Squaxin Island Tribe and ensure the integrity of the gaming operation and experience. Monitors compliance with the Tribal Gaming Ordinance and Regulations, Tribal – State Compact, SIGC System of Accounting and Internal Controls, the requirements of the National Indian Gaming Commission and the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(Other duties may be assigned).

Use independent judgment to assess situations and conditions and determine an appropriate course of action.
Maintain all pertinent information and materials as confidential.

Research gaming internal controls and regulations and apply research to specific incidents.

Ensure regulatory compliance with all applicable tribal, federal and state laws and regulations by monitoring, observing, reporting and taking appropriate action.

Detect and investigate regulatory issues, including but not limited to game protection, rule of play, and irregularities and relevant laws.

Perform audits on operations to determine compliance with system of internal controls and regulations.

Assist the Internal Auditor, Licensing Agent and Surveillance team in performing the functions of these departments.

Utilize and maintain systems, logs and other means to track and report gaming incidents and activities that are not normal to the operation or are in violation of specific gaming procedures and regulations.

Report immediately all observed violations to the Director/Operations Manager in accordance with Tribal Gaming Commission procedures.

Enforce applicable law while maintaining a positive relationship with those impacted. Maintain positive relations with employees, management, outside organizations and/or agencies and political entities.

Review all TLS certification and gaming reports to ensure regulatory compliance.

Assist in the daily routines of office maintenance, phones, filing and organization for the effective and efficient operation of the agency. Gather statistical data and complete any other special projects as directed by the Director/Operations Manager.

Perform shift work including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must have a thorough knowledge of Tribal Lottery Systems, as well as Information Technology Systems. Possess the ability to learn, interpret and apply rules and regulations to casino operations and to justify and support decisions made. Possess knowledge of all table games and potential cheating methods.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree in Business o r a relevant field OR Associate of Arts Degree in Business or relevant field and two years prior table game, casino security and/or regulatory/investigative experience in law enforcement and/or military. OR High School Diploma/GED and four years prior table game, casino security and/or regulatory/investigative experience in law enforcement. The successful applicant will be required to complete the Squaxin Island Gaming Commission’s training program. Previous point of sales, TLS and MIS experience is preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Washington State Driver’s License. Currently hold or be able to obtain a Class III Gaming License.

OTHER
Professional business attire is required for this position.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to tobacco smoke. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
The successful candidate will be required to have a urinalysis for drug and alcohol screening in accordance with the Tribe’s Drug Free Workplace Policy.

INDIAN PREFERENCE
Indian Preference will be exercised in the hiring of this position in accordance with the Tribe’s Personnel Policies.

CONTACT
Human Resources Department (360) 426-9781.