Announcement Number: 1428800108
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 89028
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
SANDRA D. MORGAN, Chairwoman
TERRY JOHNSON, Member
PHIL KATSAROS, Member
Agent, Enforcement Division
Nevada Gaming Control Board
Salary up to $78,264 (Employee/Employer Paid Retirement Plan)
The Nevada Gaming Control Board (Board) is seeking qualified candidates for the position(s) of an
Agent of the Enforcement Division. This is an unclassified, full-time position located in Reno, 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.
The Nevada Gaming Control Board is looking for dedicated applicants who have character above
reproach to help fulfill the mission of the Nevada Gaming Control Board and the State of Nevada.
Primary responsibilities are to conduct criminal and regulatory investigations, arbitrate disputes
between patrons and licensees, gather intelligence on organized criminal groups involved in gaming
related activities, conduct background investigations for gaming employee registrations applicants, and
inspect and approve new games, surveillance systems, chips and tokens, charitable lotteries and
Under immediate or general supervision, an agent receives training and conducts criminal, regulatory,
and intelligence investigations into alleged violations of NRS and applicable regulations; collects,
analyzes, and documents the information obtained; prepares comprehensive reports for the distribution
and use of the Nevada Gaming Control 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.
• 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.
• Must be 21 at the time of appointment
• Must possess and maintain a valid driver license. Upon hire, possess a Nevada or "border state"
driver license under conditions defined by NRS 483.035
• Must be a US citizen.
• Applicants must possess or be able to attain certification as a category I peace officer by the
Nevada Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Commission within 1 year of appointment.
• Nevada Peace Nevada Peace Officers Standards Physical fitness requirement for a category 1
Peace Officer must be met before appointment. Physical fitness requirement for a category 1 Peace
Officer may be found HERE.
Special to this classification
• Have no conviction of a felony in Nevada or any offense which would be a felony if committed in
• Have no convictions for the offense of domestic violence.
• Have no convictions of unlawful use, sale or possession of a controlled substance.
Board hiring standards
• No convictions in the last 12 months, including DUI.
• Drug use to include marijuana and steroids may be disqualifying.
• Two or more alcohol related incidents in the past 2 years is disqualifying
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
The ideal candidate will have:
• A proven ability to analyze and interpret federal and state statutes and regulations relating to law
enforcement and the regulation of the gaming industry;
• Excellent communication and writing skills;
• An ability to interface with staff, the public, and other federal, state, and local governmental
• Preference will be given to candidates who hold a current Nevada Peace Officers Standards and
Training (POST) category 1 certification.
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: Reno
Nevada's Biggest Little City, Reno / Sparks/ Truckee Meadows area has a population of approximately
500,000. Reno is in close proximity to Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Sunshine and
recreational opportunities abound, including skiing, golfing, rock climbing, mountain biking, off-roading,
and hiking, while the city's lively nightlife, shopping, and culture offerings of restaurants, shows,
concerts and theatrical performances.
Statewide travel will be required outside normal business hours.
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.
Medical, dental, vision care, life and disability insurance programs are available; 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
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 on the basis of 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