Comanche Nation Gaming Commission (CNGC)   Lawton, OK   Full-time     Other
Posted on June 17, 2022
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Position Title: Commissioner

FLSA: Exempt

Reports To: Comanche Nation Business Committee (CBC)

Supervises: Employees of the Office of the Gaming Commissioner

Summary of Position: The purpose of the Office of the Gaming Commissioner is regulatory, not managerial, and therefore, the Commissioner shall not interfere with the management of the Nation’s Gaming operations except for citing violations of applicable Gaming laws and regulation to ensure compliance therewith. The Commissioner and Comanche Nation Entertainment (CNE) will work together to resolve regulatory issues. The Commissioner’s duties and responsibilities are limited and specific to ensure the fair and impartial consideration of all matters related to licensing and enforcement of compliance with Gaming laws and regulations.

Job Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

  • Maintain the highest level of confidentiality and integrity in all CNGC matters. Comply and ensure compliance with the Comanche Nation Gaming Ordinance (CNGO), IGRA, the Compact, and any other applicable Gaming laws and regulations, including but not limited to any and all reporting requirements.
  • Promulgate the following tribal internal control standards, regulations, and procedures, all of which must be approved by the CBC, to implement the provisions of the CNGO, to comply with other applicable Gaming laws and regulations, to track and audit the generation and expenditure of Gaming revenue, and to promote effective regulation of Gaming.
  • Certify gaming devices in accordance with established procedures and as required by the Compact and 25 C.F.R. Parts 543 and 547.
  • Ensure that the CNE annual audit under Section 213 of the CNGO is secured.
  • Approve and enter into contracts and other agreements on behalf of the Commissioner subject to the limitations set forth at Section 307 of the CNGO.
  • Establish, adopt, and cause to be implemented policies and procedures, including personnel policies that are applicable to the Office of the Gaming Commissioner and its employees.
  • Management of the budget of the Office of the Gaming Commissioner.
  • Direct supervisory authority over all employees of the Office of the Gaming Commissioner.
  • Enforcement of the CNGO and CBC approved regulations.
  • Delegate other duties, as needed, to Commissioner Staff.
  • Any other duties or power not prohibited herein that the CBC determines are necessary to monitor and oversee the regulation of the Nation’s Gaming.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A minimum of five (5) years’ work experience in the management, compliance, or regulation of a business in a highly-regulated industry, which shall include at least two (2) years’ work experience in Gaming.
  • A high school diploma or a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Marketing, Law or another relevant field, with a preference given to candidates with relevant degree or graduate degree; and at least one (1) of the following:

        Demonstrated knowledge of licensing requirements for Gaming Facilities; or  

        Demonstrated knowledge of compliance and audit requirements for Gaming Facilities.

  • Be an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to build a working relationship with CNGC management, casino management, employers and other regulatory agencies. Ability to organize and keep accurate records, maintain an accessible filing system, write routine correspondence and speak effectively to the public, employees and customers. Must be able to effectively deal with frequent interruptions and simultaneously work on multiple tasks.

Working Environment and Conditions: Performs duties in a well-lighted, ventilated and temperature-controlled office environment.

Licensing Requirements: Must be able to obtain and maintain a CNGC Key License.

Confidentiality: All CNGC employees must abide by confidentiality policies. The release or divulging of any information obtained during the course of the job will be considered a breach of confidentiality and will be cause for immediate termination.

Comanche Hiring Law: CNGC abides by the Accountability Act of 2017 resolution 0107-08. Comanche Tribal Employment Preference Law resolution 92-12 which states Tribal preference in employment shall be given according to the following preference hierarchy:

  1. Comanche Tribal Members
  2. Members of Federally Recognized Indian Tribes
  3. Comanche Tribal Descendants
  4. Comanche Tribal Spouses

Vaccine Mandate: Per CBC Resolution 150-2021 effective January 4, 2022 employee must be fully vaccinated by receiving one (1) dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two (2) doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. Religious and Medical exemptions may be requested and will be reviewed for determination.

Disclaimer and Conditions of Employment: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job title. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Conditions of employment with the CNGC include passing a pre-employment drug test, a background investigation to secure a gaming license and successfully completing a three-month introductory period. Candidates for this position will be required to have dependable transportation available to them. CNGC is an at-will employer.

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