SUMMARY: The Tribal Gaming Commission (TGC) shall appoint an individual to serve as a full-time Executive Director of the Tribal Gaming Commission to administer its responsibilities on a day to day basis and to oversee inspectors appointed by the Tribal Gaming Commission as well as such other staff as the Tribal Gaming Commission may from time to time employ. The Tribal Gaming Commission may delegate to the Executive Director those powers not expressly limited to the Tribal Gaming Commission.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
The authority to effectively regulate and enforce the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Gaming Ordinance, the Tribal-State Compact between the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and the State of New York, the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988, and all other applicable federal Indian gaming regulations.
May enlist legal counsel and other professional services, including investigative services, available to the Tribe, to assist the TGC with respect to any of the issues over which the TGC exercises jurisdiction.
Adopt written standards of operation and management as provided in the compact to govern all authorized gaming which shall include:
the rules of each game of chance operated by the Tribe;
permissible methods of payment;
procedures to license gaming employees, to conduct or cause to be conducted background investigations on employees and management officials; and to oversee training of gaming employees;
internal organization and management of the gaming operations; security and surveillance methods;
accounting and cash control procedures; and
other record keeping requirements.
Such standards shall protect the public interest in the integrity of the gaming operations, and shall reduce the dangers of unsuitable, unfair or illegal practices and methods in the conduct of gaming.
To license any gaming facility on Tribal land where the Tribe elects to allow Class II or Class III gaming and to enter and inspect at any time such gaming facility in which games are operated pursuant to the Ordinance. Such inspections may be conducted by non-uniformed inspectors employed by and under the direction of the Tribal Gaming Commission.
To require an annual audit by a certified public accounting firm of all gaming activities and gaming facilities and such other audits as it deems necessary.
To acknowledge the registration of gaming service enterprises by the State for purposes of contracting with the Tribe and to assist the Sate in the registration of gaming service enterprises that seek to do business with a Tribal gaming operation.
To license any gaming employee.
To ensure that background investigations and licensing procedures are conducted on primary management officials and key employees of the gaming operations in accordance with IGRA and the Compact, and to oversee such officials and their management on an ongoing basis.
To prohibit undesirable conduct from occurring in, and undesirable persons from admission to, any gaming facility.
To coordinate and cooperate with any legitimate law enforcement effort to protect the Tribe and its gaming operations from harm.
To provide information to the federal and state governments in accordance with IGRA and the Compact.
To ensure that the construction and maintenance of all gaming facilities and the operation of all gaming activities is conducted in a manner that adequately protects the environment and the public health and safety of all individuals.
To carry out each responsibility and duty of the Tribal Gaming Agency set forth in IGRA and the Compact not otherwise set forth in this Ordinance.
Ensure that any person who has any dispute, disagreement or other grievance that involves currency, tokens, coins or any other thing of value and is between the customer or player and the Gaming Operation, may raise such dispute with the following persons and in the following recommended order:
Correspond with the National Indian Gaming Commission and the New York State Gaming Commission to maintain compliance with the applicable rules and regulations of that agency, including submission of licensing reports and audits.
Prepare briefing materials for Tribal Council when engaging in government-to-government consultation with the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Develop, update and execute the Strategic Plan of the SRMTGC.
Research, investigate, analyze, and provide reports related to gaming industry and gaming specific developments.
Other duties assigned by the Tribal Gaming Commissioners.
To assure compliance with established operating procedures that protect the integrity of the games played by overseeing the Gaming Operations and to ensure that any Class II and Class III gaming is conducted fairly and honestly by all parties involved.
Full responsibility for the daily management of the TGC office and staff, and to develop the skills and abilities of all TGC personnel.
Prepare and maintain budget requirements and expenditures.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Executive Director has direct supervision of each TGC Department Manager.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: The Executive Director must obtain and maintain a Class III Occupational Gaming License from the St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Gaming Commission.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the area of management, business, or a related gaming field; a minimum of five years management level leadership and supervisory responsibilities; and a minimum of two years experience in gaming regulation or;
Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in the area of management, business, or a related gaming field, a minimum of 7 years management level leadership and supervisory responsibilities; and a minimum of 5 years experience in gaming regulation or;
An equivalent combination of education and management level leadership and supervisory responsibilities; and a minimum of 10 years management level leadership and supervisory responsibilities; and 5 years experience in gaming regulation.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Strong oral and written communication skills required. Must have excellent computer skills including word, excel, and experience with varying databases. ADP training is an asset but not required.
Ability to read, comprehend, analyze financial statements and audit reports and to provide accurate summary reports to Tribal Gaming Commissioners.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and the ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Tribal Identification Card or Status Card or letter) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 412 State Route 37, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks. Applicants will need to attach their documents as PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.
NATIVE PREFERENCE POLICY
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.
DRUG TESTING POLICY
The successful applicant for employment must submit to and pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.
Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes.
A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used to appoint individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.
Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.
About Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is the duly elected and federally recognized government of the Akwesasne Mohawks that deals exclusively with the United States and the State of New York in all government-to-government relations. Its vision encompasses the shared desire to improve and enrich the lives of tribal members, while leading the Akwesasne community into the future with confidence and the strength of traditional Mohawk core values.
The SRMT provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including medical/dental plans, short term/long term disability coverage, 401k plan with discretionary company contribution, paid time off, group life insurance coverage, resources and more!