Enforcement Agent - Reno

  • State of Nevada
  • Reno, Nevada
  • Jul 15, 2022
Full Time Code Enforcement and Inspections Public Safety

Job Description

Announcement Number: 662871003

1919 College Parkway, P.O. Box 8003, Carson City, Nevada 89702
555 E. Washington Avenue, Suite 2600, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101 J. BRIN GIBSON, Chair
PHIL KATSAROS, Member3650 S. Pointe Circle, Suite 203, P.O. Box 31109, Laughlin, Nevada 89028
557 W. Silver Street, Suite 207, Elko, Nevada 89801
STEVE SISOLAK 9790 Gateway Drive, Suite 100, Reno, Nevada 89521Governor
750 Pilot Road, Suite I, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
Agent, Enforcement Division
Nevada Gaming Control Board
Salary up to $79,047 (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 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.
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. 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
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 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. Applicants
must meet the Minimum Physical Fitness Requirements for a category I peace officer prior to
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: Reno
Nevada's "Biggest Little City," Reno, 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
Statewide travel will be required outside normal business hours.
Up to $79,047. 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.
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
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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