Region Director

Washington D.C.
Mar 19, 2019
Mar 19, 2019
Executive, Director
Full Time

50% or less - Substantial travel is expected.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen
  • You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination
  • You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit
  • You must submit ALL required documents and a completed questionnaire
  • Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service system, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See

    To qualify for this vacancy, you must meet both the educational requirements, and the specialized experience requirements in order to be considered for this vacancy.

    Educational Requirement:

    An accredited Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts, or higher level degree in: Accounting, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, or a related field OR six years of related work experience in one of these fields.

    Specialized Experience:

    1. At least 6 years or more experience in the gaming industry working with and enforcing gaming regulations. Experience in Indian gaming working for a tribe is strongly preferred.
    2. Providing leadership and direction to implement and carry out regulatory oversight within the gaming industry. Experience supervising a staff is preferred. Experience as an Executive Director strongly preferred.
    3. Strong skills in both oral and written communication are essential. Must have the ability to handle multiple, complex tasks simultaneously.

    All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Education: If this position requires specific educational course work to qualify, or you are qualifying based in whole or part on education, you are required to provide transcripts as proof of meeting the requirements.   

    Foreign Education: Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the specific educational requirements as stated above. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit:

    Important Note : All National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) employees are subject to the conflict of interest restrictions imposed upon all employees of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government and may be required to file a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE-Form 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency. This information will be required annually .

    Employees must be totally objective and impartial in the performance of their work. All potential issues (e.g.: work related interactions with friends, family members or previous employers) must be disclosed at the time of application or during the interview process.

    This position is in the excepted service and not subject to competitive service procedures.

    When promotion potential is shown, the agency is not making a commitment and is not obligated to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.

    Effective January 1, 2010, OPM must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES (political) employees in the executive branch. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES employee in the executive branch, you must disclose that to the Human Resources Office.

    Applicants who include vulgar, offensive, or inappropriate language or information in their application package will be ineligible for further consideration for this position. The application contains information subject to the Privacy Act (P.L. 93-579, 5 USC 552a). The information is used to determine qualifications for employment, and is authorized under Title 5, USC, Section 3302 and 3361.


    A preliminary background check must be completed before a new employee can begin work with the National Indian Gaming Commission. The preliminary background check consists of a search of Office of Personnel Management and Department of Defense background investigation files and an FBI National Criminal History Fingerprint Check; it may take up to 3 weeks to complete. If selected for this position, you will be extended a tentative offer of employment pending a satisfactory background check. Current Federal employees or other individuals with an existing completed background investigation may not be required to undergo another background check; these will be handled on a case-by-case basis in coordination with the Bureau Security Office.
    For additional information about the National Indian Gaming Commission, please visit: .
    NOTICE: This employer participates in E-Verify and will utilize your Form I-9 information to confirm you are authorized to work in the U.S.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once the application process is complete, we will review your application to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume, supporting documentation and responses to the online questionnaire will be made. 

    Your answers to the on-line assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas:

    • Auditing: knowledge of methods required to audit financial and gaming records of interest to NIGC.
    • Leadership and Supervision: knowledge and experience in supervising staff and fostering a productive working environment.
    • Technical Knowledge: knowledge of the various types of gaming encountered in Indian gaming operations and the ability to distinguish between Class I, II, and III gaming as defined by IGRA and NIGC regulations.
    • Compliance: knowledge of methods required to investigate matters of interest and ensure regulatory compliance

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    Drug test required No

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