Agent

  • State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management

Job Description

Announcement Number: 300002740

STEVE SISOLAK
Governor
NEVADA GAMING CONTROL BOARD
1919 College Parkway, P.O. Box 8003, Carson City, Nevada 89702
555 E. Washington Avenue, Suite 2600, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
3650 S. Pointe Circle, Suite 203, P.O. Box 31109, Laughlin, Nevada 8902
557 W. Silver Street, Suite 207, Elko, Nevada 89801
9790 Gateway Drive, Suite 100, Reno, Nevada 89521
750 Pilot Road, Suite I, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
J. BRIN GIBSON, Chair
PHIL KATSAROS, Member 8
BRITTNIE WATKINS, Member
Agent, Enforcement Division
Nevada Gaming Control Board
Lateral Entry
Salary up to $78,264 (Employee/Employer Paid Retirement Plan)
Recruitment:
The Nevada Gaming Control Board (Board) is seeking qualified candidates for an Agent position with the Enforcement
Division. This is an unclassified, full-time position located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is an open competitive recruitment,
open to all qualified candidates, and may be used to fill vacancies for Enforcement Agent for up to one (1) year.
Position Description:
The Board is looking for dedicated applicants who have character above reproach to help fulfill the mission of the Board
and the State of Nevada. This position is funded through federal funds, used to replace Agents of the Board who have
been assigned to a federal law enforcement task force on a full-time basis.
Primary responsibilities include conducting criminal and regulatory investigations, arbitrating disputes between patrons
and licensees, gathering intelligence on organized criminal groups involved in gaming-related activities, conducting
background investigations on applicants for gaming employee registrations, and inspecting and approving new games,
surveillance systems, chips and tokens, charitable lotteries, and charitable games.
Under immediate or general supervision, an agent receives training and conducts criminal, regulatory, and intelligence
investigations into alleged violations of the Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) and applicable regulations; collects, analyzes,
and documents the information obtained; prepares comprehensive reports for the distribution to and use by the Board,
the Nevada Gaming Commission, applicable Offices of City/District Attorneys, the Nevada Attorney General's Office, and
other authorized agencies; investigates disputes involving gaming activities; ensures regulatory compliance by gaming
licensees; develops and operates informants; provides instruction and on-the-job training to new agents; completes
assigned special projects and administrative duties; and performs related work as required.
This is a sworn peace officer position with statewide law enforcement authority pursuant to NRS 289.360(2).
Enforcement Agents are required to carry firearms and must demonstrate proficiency and safe handling of same on an
ongoing basis. Agents will be required to make criminal arrests, appear and testify in court or in regulatory hearings, and
write affidavits for arrest and search warrants. In addition, Agents serve search warrants, transport/book prisoners, and
conduct extradition of prisoners.
Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Administration of
Justice, Pre-Law, Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Computer Science, or
other applicable subject matter.
An equivalent combination of education and investigative experience involving white collar crime, narcotics trafficking
or money laundering, organized crime, intelligence collection, fraud or closely related experience. Professional level
experience in the areas of accounting, auditing, legal research, business or public administration in a related area, or
closely related experience. Both education and experience can be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
Applicants must possess certification a category I peace officer by the Nevada Peace Officers Standards and Training
(POST) Commission at the time of appointment. Candidate testing to be completed prior to appointment:
• Successful completion of comprehensive background
• Drug test
• Medical examination by a licensed physician who confirms in writing that no physical conditions exist that would
adversely affect the individual's performance as a peace officer
• Lie detector/polygraph exam
• Psychological exam
This position announcement lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. The successful
candidate will be expected to perform additional job-related duties and may be required to have or develop additional
specific job-related knowledge and skills.

Position Location: Las Vegas
Nevada's largest city, Las Vegas, has a population of approximately 615,000. Las Vegas, located in Clark County
(population, 2.2 million), is in close proximity to Mt. Charleston in the Spring Mountains, Red Rock National Conservation
Area, Lake Mead, and the Hoover Dam. Sunshine and recreational opportunities abound, including golfing, climbing,
biking, off-roading, and hiking, while the city's lively nightlife, shopping, and culture offerings of renowned restaurants,
shows, concerts and theatrical performances rarely need introductions.

Travel:
Statewide travel may be required outside normal business hours.

Salary:
Up to $78,284. Salary reflects Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) contributions by both the employee and the
employer. An employer-paid contribution plan is also available with a reduced salary.

Benefits:
Paid medical, dental, vision care, life and disability insurance programs; eleven paid holidays per year; three weeks of
annual leave; three weeks of sick leave; state defined benefit retirement plan; tax-sheltered deferred compensation plan
available. State employees do not contribute to Social Security; however, a small Medicare deduction is required. Long-
term employees enjoy additional benefits. For additional information, please visit the Division of Human Resource
Management of the Department of Administration, the Nevada Public Employees Benefits Program, and the Public
Employees Retirement System of Nevada.

How to Apply:
All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are invited to apply for this position and may do so by completing
an application on the Nevada Gaming Control Board website. In your cover letter, please indicate how you heard about
this position. Only applications submitted through the website will be accepted.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board and the State of Nevada are committed to Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of employees and does not discriminate based on race, color, national
origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic
partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

Closing Date/Time: Until recruitment needs are satisfied

Job Address

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