Job Overview


The National Indian Gaming Commission in an independent Federal regulatory agency whose primary mission is to regulate gaming activities on Indian lands for the purpose of shielding Indian tribes from organized crime and other corrupting influences; to ensure that Indian tribes are the primary beneficiaries of gaming revenue; and to assure that gaming is conducted fairly and honestly by both operators and players.

The National Indian Gaming Commission’s (“NIGC”/”Commission”) Administrative Assistant shall perform duties as assigned and delegated from the Region Director of each Region Office.  The Administrative Assistant shall have responsibility for the Region Office’s operational matters and serves as the liaison for the NIGC with the external trainings offered.  The Administrative Assistant performs the clerical tasks necessary for the efficient operation of a Region Office and performs the duties of providing analytical support to evaluate tribal background investigation reports, results of investigations and eligibility requirements for the issuance of tribal gaming licenses for Key Employees & Primary Management Officials.

This position is located in Oklahoma City, OK.

Occasional travel (<10%) that may involve long cross-country flights, many hours of driving in sometimes adverse weather conditions to remote parts of the US.

The salary range for this position is equivalent to the GS-5.

These positions are in the Excepted Service. Competitive Service Status is not acquired under this appointment. Merit promotion procedures do not apply.


The major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • -Maintains and updates office files and records, including confidential and sensitive information pertaining to investigative, competitive, proprietary and privacy protected matters.
  • -Ensures the Region Office is in compliance with the agency’s records and retention policy.
  • -Greets visitors and receives incoming telephone calls, determines the nature of the visit or call and refers the visitor or caller to the appropriate party.
  • -Maintains and updates investigative records and reports related to the issuance of tribal suitability determinations for key employees and primary management officials employed by Indian gaming operations.
  • -Enters tribal background investigation information, fingerprint information and other information regarding licensing or termination and revocation into the TIMS database.
  • -Verifies and approves tribal requests for access to the Tribal Access Portal after consultation with the Region Director or Compliance Officer.