JOB: National Indian Gaming Commission: Region Administrative Specialist

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National Indian Gaming Commission: Region Administrative Specialist

National Indian Gaming Commission

Job Title: Region Administrative Specialist

Job Announcement Number: NIGC-19-EW-012(EXC)

Salary Range: $45,081 to $58,607/ Per Year

Duty Locations: Saint Paul, MN

Open Period: Monday, July 29, 2019 Monday, August 12, 2019

About the Agency
The Commission’s primary mission is to work within the framework created by the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) for the regulation of gaming activities conducted by tribes on Indian lands to fully realize IGRA’s goals: (1) promoting tribal economic development, self-sufficiency and strong tribal governments; (2) maintaining the integrity of the Indian gaming industry; and (3) ensuring that tribes are the primary beneficiaries of their gaming activities.


1.     Scans, maintains and updates investigative records and reports regarding background investigations and gaming licenses for Primary Management Officials and Key Employees pursuant to NIGC regulations, 25 C.F.R. Parts 556 & 558

2.     Provides technical assistance to the Tribal Gaming Regulatory Authority (TGRA) for submissions with missing or incomplete information, or other compliance issues under 25 C.F.R. Parts 556 & 558.

3.     Makes the determination of whether a “no objection” letter should be issued to the TGRA. If there is an objection, recommends possible objections to the Region Manager and prepares the objection letter in compliance with 25 C.F.R. Part 558.

4.     Accesses TIMS (or other) database to generate reports and enters tribal background investigations, fingerprint information and other required information

5.     Monitors and tracks statistics on all background and licensing investigation documents as well as fingerprint processing fees received and processed in the region office.

6.     Maintains and updates office files and records, including confidential and sensitive information pertaining to investigative, competitive, proprietary and privacy protected matters.

7.     Sends, receives and scans mail, faxes and packages via USPS, FedEx, etc., including logging all incoming and outgoing correspondence.

8.     Creates and maintains an inventory of all office equipment, places orders for office supplies and services using government purchase card and reconciles expenses with the region and headquarters.

9.     Maintains records for completed site visits, site visit reports, and site visit letters in the site visit tracking system, and maintains the region’s calendar for site visits.

10.   Prepares meeting room for staff meetings and other group events.

11.   Collects information for FOIA requests.

12.   Maintains time and attendance records for region staff. Serves as Timekeeper and validates and coordinates QuickTime.

13.   Makes travel arrangements for Region Director and Compliance Officers as needed. Greets visitors and receives incoming telephone calls, determines the nature of the visit or call and refers the visitor or caller to the appropriate party.

14.   Performs other duties as directed by the Region Director or otherwise required in the interest of the Agency.

How to Apply 

Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. To apply on-line, you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USAJOBS website at To begin, click the Apply Online button near the bottom of this screen and follow the prompts to register into your USAJOBS account, answer the questions, and submit all required documents. To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account at and click on "Application Status." Click on the position title, and then select Apply Online to continue. For details, go to this link: