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    The National Indian Gaming 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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    If the selected candidate does not reside in the local commuting area of one of NIGC's regional offices (listed in the duty locations), this position may be remote (work from home). If the selected candidate resides within the local commuting area of one of the locations listed, it is expected that the candidate would report to the regional office at that location.

    Incumbent serves as an Information Technology Auditor with the National Indian Gaming Commissions (NIGC) Office of the Chief of Staff (OCOS), Division of Technology. This position is under the direction of the Information Technology Audit Manager who reports to the Chief Information Officer in the Division of Technology within the OCOS. The primary purpose of this position is to insure all field technology auditing functions according to NIGC policies procedures and regulations which includes investigating known or alleged violations of the IGRA and NIGC regulations.

    Major duties include but are not limited to the following:

    1. Performs IT audit of gaming operations' audits and evaluations to ensure compliance with IGRA, NIGC regulations and the provisions of the tribal gaming ordinances/resolutions. Communicates and provides guidance on appropriate procedures for resolution of IT audit issues.
    2. Provides training and technical assistance to tribal governments, tribal regulatory authorities, gaming operation personnel and contract managers to ensure compliance with the IGRA and NIGC regulations. Provides site specific training and public speaking engagements related to gaming technology standards and controls with implementation and testing to an audience with extremely varied technical and financial backgrounds.
    3. Assists the Information Technology Audit Manager by updating training material on at least an annual basis to ensure that changes in technology and general controls are captured in all presentations. Revises if necessary, IT audit objectives designed to accommodate new technologies based on IGRA and NIGC regulations.
    4. Analyzes alternatives and makes recommendations to the Information Technology Audit Manager and/or Chief Information Officer regarding matters such as team and quality improvement alternatives, productivity, and policy and procedure development and implementation.
    5. Via internal and externally available resources maintains a knowledge of current IT related security and networking issues, topics, and trends potentially related to the gaming industry. Audits detailed general controls specific to tribal gaming operations, tribal governments, information technology plans, or any other examinations to ensure compliance with the regulations of the Commission, IGRA and the provisions of the tribal gaming ordinance/resolution.
    6. May assist in the development of general IT gaming control standards. May review and provide constructive guidance in the formulation or revision of Tribal gaming operations Internal Controls (TICS).
    7. As needed, may act as the Commission's spokesperson at hearings, meetings, training sessions and seminars concerning Indian gaming, and executes NIGC policy in providing coordination of the activities between IT auditors and other divisions and staff.
    8. May conduct audits to investigate alleged violations of the N IGC regulations, prepares reports and testifies in administrative hearings or other proceedings as designated by the Commission to hear such matters.
    9. Assists in identifying any training needed to improve individual and organizational performance and identify methods to meet those needs, effectively and efficiently.

    Salary Information
    Remote: $79,468 - $103,309 (This is the General Schedule base salary. Final salary will depend on the location of the selected candidate.)
    Washington, DC: $103,690-$134,798
    Portland, OR: $98,334-$127,835
    Sacramento, CA: $100,424-$130,552
    Phoenix, AZ: $95,457-$124,095
    St. Paul, MN: $99,065-$128,785
    Oklahoma City, OK; Tulsa, OK; Rapid City, SD: $92,143-$119,787

    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 excepted service 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.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - This position normally requires approximately 50% travel. Travel is currently limited due to COVID-19.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/615521100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.