Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Director Of Gaming & Regulatory

Posted 29 days ago · Full time

Job Description


The position is appointed by the SRPMIC Tribal Council with direct report to the Community Manager or an assigned Assistant Community Manager. The Director of Gaming & Regulatory is responsible for the overall administration and operation of the Tribal Gaming Regulatory Division, Gaming Ordinance for all Class II and Class III games and the Tribal/State Gaming Compact as well as administration of the Alcohol Ordinance through the Office of Alcohol Control responsibilities of liquor license issuance and compliance. This position is treated as an FLSA-exempt position.

Essential Functions: (Essential functions may vary among positions, but may include the following tasks, knowledges, abilities, skills, and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of tasks performed by all positions in this classification.)

Examples of Tasks

1. Participates in the employment process; counsels, evaluates, promotes, disciplines or suspends Gaming Regulatory Agency employees; recommends discharge of employees following the established Community Gaming Regulatory policies and procedures; oversees the training of new employees; interacts with Community Council to increase the employment of Community members.

2. Writes Gaming Regulations and Procedures; reviews proposed state legislation; serves as liaison with Federal, State and Tribal regulatory agencies; arranges for the annual audit of all authorized gaming; provides copy of audit to NIGA; ensures that all gaming activity is conducted in a manner which adequately protects the environment and the public's health and safety.

3. Oversees the inspection and examination of all premises where gaming is conducted or gambling devices/equipment are manufactured, sold or distributed; inspects all equipment and supplies and/or seizes and removes equipment and supplies for the purpose of examination, inspection, evidence or forfeiture; directs the inspection, examination and audit of papers, books and records of applicants and licensees respecting any income produced; responsible for operation and maintenance of internal control systems, security systems, and regulatory monitoring of such systems. .

4. Reviews applications for gaming licenses or certifications to insure requirements are met; directs the background investigation to insure completeness and accuracy; issue, deny condition, suspend or revoke any gaming employee license, gaming services license, gaming facility license, licensing requests based on review of applicable information; notifies the National Indian Gaming Commission of the results of background checks; reports to the Gaming Regulatory commission any denial or revocation of any license to the applicant and recommends sanctions for violations of gaming codes.

5. Responsible for administration of the Gaming Regulatory Agency budget including preparation, submission and monitoring.

6. Responsible for the administration of the Office of Alcohol Beverage Control which issues liquor licenses and monitors licensed facilities for State and tribal alcohol compliance regulations and laws. Develops policies and procedures, processes liquor license applications. Holds hearing on issuance of licenses and compliance violations, issues, revoke and suspends licenses if applicable, monitors licensed facilities for compliance with liquor laws.

7. Other job-related duties as assigned to fulfill Community operational responsibilities.

Knowledges, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:

  • Knowledge of Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Tribal Gaming Operation, its system of internal controls, and Ordinances regarding gaming and Alcohol Control.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, Tribal and Gaming Laws and Regulations and Alcohol Laws and Regulations.
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, State and Tribal employment laws, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of gambling and gaming practices, equipment and devices
  • Knowledge of all aspects of Class II and Class III Tribal Gaming Activities.
  • Knowledge and skills of investigation principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of customer service/public relations principles and practices.

  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with Federal, State, and tribal regulatory agencies, contract providers, vendors, law enforcement agencies, co-workers and the general public.
  • Skill in preparing and maintaining reports and documentation necessary for regulatory audits.
  • Skill in insuring the health and safety of the public and employees involved in gaming activities.
  • Skill in applying investigative techniques and practices.
  • Skill in applying public relations/customer service techniques in responding to inquiries from a wide variety of sources.

  • Ability to interact with a diverse group of people in a professional manner in order to resolve problems related to assignments.
  • Ability to supervise and maintain good working relationship with staff and other Tribal Gaming officials.
  • Ability to use good judgement and make decisions regarding regulatory matters.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education & Experience: A Bachelor's Degree in Management, Business, Public Administration, or Law Enforcement and a minimum of five (5) years' experience in a professional position of administration and regulatory responsibilities. Prefer five (5) years supervisory experience in a professional gaming position. Graduate level degrees in a related field may be combined with the experience to meet the minimum qualifications.

  • Equivalency - Any equivalent combination of experience and education that will allow the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the job may be considered when filling the position.

  • Underfill Eligibility: An enrolled Community Member whom closely qualifies for the minimum qualifications for a position may be considered for employment under SRPMIC Policy 2-19, Underfill

Special Requirements

  • Special Requirement: Must be able to receive and maintain SRPMIC/State Gaming License (ADOG).

Prior to hire as an employee, applicants will be subject to drug and alcohol testing. Will be required to pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check. Employees are subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

"SRPMIC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer" Preference will be given to a qualified Community Member, then a qualified Native American and then other qualified candidate.

In order to obtain consideration for Community member/Native American preference, applicant must submit a copy of Tribal Enrollment card or CIB which indicates enrollment in a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe by one of the following methods:

1) attach to application

2) fax (480) 362-5860

3) mail or hand deliver to Human Resources.

Documentation must be received by position closing date. The IHS/BIA Form-4432 is not accepted . Your Tribal ID/CIB must be submitted to HR-Recruitment-Two Waters.

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