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    Summary

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    • Scans, maintains and updates investigative records and reports regarding background investigations and gaming licenses for Primary Management Officials and Key Employees pursuant to NIGC regulations, 25 C.F.R. Parts 556 & 558.
    • Provides technical assistance to the Tribal Gaming Regulatory Authority (TGRA) for submissions with missing or incomplete information, or other compliance issues under 25 C.F.R. Parts 556 & 558.
    • Makes the determination of whether a “no objection” letter should be issued to the TGRA . If there is an objection, recommends possible objections to the Region Manager and prepares the objection letter in compliance with 25 C.F.R. Part 558.
    • Accesses TIMS (or other) database to generate reports and enters tribal background investigations, fingerprint information and other required information
    • Monitors and tracks statistics on all background and licensing investigation documents as well as fingerprint processing fees received and processed in the region office.
    • Maintains and updates office files and records, including confidential and sensitive information pertaining to investigative, competitive, proprietary and privacy protected matters.
    • Sends, receives and scans mail, faxes and packages via USPS, FedEx, etc., including logging all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
    • Creates and maintains an inventory of all office equipment, places orders for office supplies and services using government purchase card and reconciles expenses with the region and headquarters.
    • Maintains records for completed site visits, site visit reports, and site visit letters in the site visit tracking system, and maintains the region’s calendar for site visits.
    • Prepares meeting room for staff meetings and other group events.
    • Collects information for FOIA requests.
    • Maintains time and attendance records for region staff. Serves as Timekeeper and validates and coordinates QuickTime.
    • Makes travel arrangements for Region Director and Compliance Officers as needed. 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.
    • Performs other duties as directed by the Region Director or otherwise required in the interest of the Agency.
    • The Region Administrative Specialist evaluates background investigations and eligibility requirements for the issuance of tribal gaming licenses for Key Employees and Primary Management Officials according to NIGC regulations.  The Region Administrative Specialist also performs other administrative tasks as necessary for the functioning of the region office.  

    First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lower salary range of the grade level.

    This position is in the excepted service and not subject to competitive service procedures. Competitive Civil Service status is not acquired under this appointment. New appointees to the Federal Government must serve a two year trial period. Merit Promotion procedures do not apply. 

    The NIGC has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework with supervisory approval.

    Security Clearance Required: A Public Trust Background Investigation will be required for this position if selected and hired.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    07

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/540557500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.