Employee/ Vendor Licensing Investigator

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Gaming Commission

Reports To: 

Executive Director Gaming Commission

Type of Position: 

Regular Full Time


AST Gaming Commission / 15700 E. Hwy 9 / Norman, Oklahoma 73026
Employee Licensing:
The purpose of this position is to conduct  investigations to determine the eligibility of an individual or corporate  applicant  to obtain an Absentee Shawnee Tribal Gaming license and to provide  high-level administrative support  by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence and scheduling employee/vendor licensing.
Employee Licensing:
1. Conducts thorough investigations to make determinations whether or not applicants meet eligibility requirements to obtain a gaming license.
2. Electronic fingerprinting of each applicant.
3. Corresponds with the National Indian Gaming Commission regarding applications and eligibility determinations.
4. Maintains applicant files and database.
5. Interacts with representatives from the State Indian Gaming Commission, National Indian Gaming Commission, and Tribal Gaming Commissioners.
6. Protects the confidentiality of background information regarding each applicant.
7. Contacts casino and tribal personnel at all organizational levels to gather information and prepare reports.
8. Prepares responses to correspondence containing routine inquires.
9. Traveling, on occasion, with and/for the Executive Director to various meetings.
10. Acts with discretion and confidentiality in handling sensitive material; required to sign and adhere to a confidentiality agreement.
11. Promotes positive public and employee relations at all times.
12. Perform; other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
Vendor  Licensing:
1. Conducts thorough  and complete background  investigations according to department policies, applicable laws and procedural requirements; reviews applications/personal history  statements (and other documents, as required  to determine suitability)  for completeness and directs applicants  to provide additional information,  if needed;
2. Obtains proper information release documents;
3. Contacts and conducts  investigative interviews of applicants, applicant  personal references and applicant employment references;
develops and pursues lines of inquiry;
4. Gathers, verifies and analyzes personal,  professional, credit/ financial and educational documents; contacts other agencies, governments and professional organizations to obtain and verify  information;
5. Researches, obtains, and reviews  data from various  databases  and information system; to verify  information  and/or  check for inconsistencies related  to
applicant information;
6. Prepare letters,  reports  and written summary of findings (all related  vendor correspondence);
7. Make recommendations regarding suitability  for licensing;
8. Responds to agency  requests  for information; assists outside agencies when appropriate; refer  requests; answer applicant questions;
9. Maintain continuity  between GC and casino departments;
10.  Protect  and maintain confidentiality of all GC information encountered; and
11.  Review and make recommendations to improve efficiency in the Vendor Licensing Department.
12.  Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
• High School Diploma or GED; Bachelor's degree preferred; Gaming Regulatory experience preferred.
• Must have excellent writing,  communication, analytical and organizational skills
• Must be dependable
• Must be able to travel, when necessary
• Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a gaming license with the NIGC which entails a full background check
• Physical Requirements: Normal bending, kneeling, stooping and sitting  within an office  setting
(EEO/Native American Preference/Drug Free Workplace.)

Posted Date: 

2 weeks 4 days ago