LateralEnforcement Agent - Las Vegas

  • State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Apr 17, 2021
Full Time Criminology and Forensics

Job Description

Announcement Number: 311105207

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

Agent, Enforcement Division
Nevada Gaming Control Board
Lateral Entry
Salary up to $78,264 (Employee/Employer Paid Retirement Plan)

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.

Statewide travel may 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.

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 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

Job Address

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