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NIGC Employment Opportunity: Compliance Officers (Three Positions)

National Indian Gaming Commission

Job Title: Compliance Officers (Three Positions)
Job Announcement Number:  NIGC-8000-18-EW-002(EXC)
Salary Range: $75,741.00 to $121,294.00/Per Year
Duty Locations: Phoenix, AZ (One Position), Oklahoma City, OK (One Position) & St. Paul, MN (One Position)
Open Period: Monday, April 9, 2018 to Monday, April 23, 2018
Apply here:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/486745400

The Commission’s primary mission is to work within the framework created by the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) for the regulation of gaming activities conducted by tribes on Indian lands to fully realize IGRA’s goals: (1) promoting tribal economic development, self-sufficiency, and strong tribal governments; (2) maintaining the integrity of the Indian gaming industry; and (3) ensuring that tribes are the primary beneficiaries of their gaming activities.

Under the direction of the Regional Director and the Director of Compliance, Compliance Officers are responsible for monitoring the gaming activities of Indian tribes and to ensure compliance with tribal, state, and federal gaming laws and regulations.

Duties:
At the full performance level the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
1.    Conducts site visits at Indian gaming operations within assigned region to ensure compliance with the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA), the provision of a tribal gaming ordinance/resolution and the regulations of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC).
2.    Monitors tribal gaming operations to ensure IGRA compliance.
3.    Serves as NIGC’s representative to tribal governments.
4.    Provides training and technical assistance to tribal gaming agencies, gaming operators, and management contractors.
5.    Maintains liaison with tribal, local, state and federal law enforcement and regulatory agencies.
6.    Conducts investigations, analyze data and prepare reports.
7.    Testifies in administrative and other proceedings and attend staff meetings and training sessions.

Assignments will be specifically designed to prepare you for advancement to the next higher level without further competition. Advancement to the next higher level is not guaranteed, and does depend on: (1) a demonstrated ability to successfully perform at the next higher level, to the satisfaction of the immediate supervisor; (2) the availability of sufficient work at the next higher level to warrant advancement; and (3) having satisfied all legal and regulatory requirements for advancement.

Qualifications:
To qualify for this vacancy, you must meet both the educational requirements and the specialized experience requirements for the grade level you are applying.

Educational Requirement:
To meet the basic education requirements for this position, you must have a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts, or higher level degree in Accounting, Finance, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, or a related field (i.e. marketing, management, law). Degree must be from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education.

OR

You may substitute experience for education if you have 4 years of work experience directly related to the work of this position.

Specialized Experience:
In addition to meeting the basic educational requirement, you must meet the specialized experience requirement for the grade level to which you are applying. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.

GS-12 Equivalent
All applicants must possess at least 1-3 full years of experience with the following: working with tribal governments, tribal gaming commission/agencies or other tribal entities engaged in the regulation or enforcement of gaming laws; using forensic accounting to conduct investigations; or conducting investigations in accordance with Indian or gaming laws.

GS-13 Equivalent
All applicants must possess 5 years of experience working with gaming laws. At least 1-3 years of experience must be working with tribal governments, tribal gaming commission/agencies or other tribal entities engaged in the regulation or enforcement of gaming laws; using forensic accounting to conduct investigations, or conducting investigations in accordance with Indian or gaming laws.

Applicants must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Your application package must include the following documents: (Failure to provide the documents will result in you receiving an ineligible rating.)
o    Resume
o    Cover letter
o    Transcripts

How to Apply:
Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. To apply online, you must complete and submit an application at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/486745400.

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