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Gaming Operations Inspector

Compensation: $53,262 - $64,693

This position will be based out of:

Rivers Casino and Resort

1 Rush Street

Schenectady, NY 12305

(Schenectady County)

Work Schedule:        

“A” Line 12:00 AM to 8:00 AM*

(Sunday/Monday pass days)

*There is inconvenience pay for employees required to work four or more hours between 6:00 PM and 6:00 AM in a regular tour of duty.

Essential Employee:    

Incumbents of these positions are designated as essential employees for agency operations and must report to work as normally scheduled. Essential employees are not covered by directed early departures or state office closures due to inclement weather, holidays, pandemics, etc.

Overtime: Mandatory overtime is required.

Duties:

Reporting to the Supervising Gaming Operations Inspector, the Gaming Operations Inspector will:

  • Monitor and observe table game dealing procedures, payoffs, and activities to ensure compliance with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Monitor and observe slot machine procedures, payoffs, and activities to ensure compliance with internal control procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Monitor and observe Sportsbook procedures, payoffs, and activities to ensure compliance with internal control procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Conduct Audits of the Internal Controls to ensure compliance with the rules and regulations.
  • Interact with the public to address complaints.
  • Observe drop and count functions.
  • Report discrepancies, violations or possible crimes to management and other appropriate authorities.
  • Prepare written incident reports that may be used as evidence in court or criminal prosecutions.
  • Testify at court proceedings as required.
  • Other functions as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications:

Three years of experience in a position enforcing gaming regulations, primarily monitoring gaming activity between the public and casino staff or involving investigations and the preparation of information and evidence useable in civil litigation or criminal prosecution.

Degree substitutions:

  • An associate degree may substitute for up to one year of the required experience; or
  • A bachelor’s degree may substitute for up to two years of the required experience; or
  • A specialized associate degree* may substitute for two years of the required experience; or
  • A specialized bachelor’s degree* or higher may substitute for three years of the required experience.

*Specialized degrees include Accounting, Forensic Accounting, Forensic Science, Economic Crime Management, Auditing, Business Administration, Public Administration, Criminal Justice,Criminal Justice Administration,Criminal Investigation, Police Studies, Public Justice, Law Enforcement, and Police Science.

Note: If you are using the substitution of a degree to qualify, the degree and/or college credit must have been awarded by a regionally accredited college or university or one recognized by the NYS Education Department as following acceptable educational practices. If your degree and/or college credit was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States and its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency. The Department of Civil Service has a list of acceptable companies that provide this service. You must pay the required evaluation fee.

Additional Information:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@oer.ny.gov.

New York State Gaming Commission

One Broadway Center
PO Box 7500

Schenectady, NY 12301

Regulatory Agency

New York State Gaming Commission

About The New York State Gaming Commission

The New York State Gaming Commission regulates all aspects of gaming and gambling activity in the state, including horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering, Class III Indian Gaming, the state lottery (including video lottery terminals) and charitable gaming.