NIGC Job Postings: Auditor and IT Specialist

National Indian Gaming Commission

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.

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.


Job Title: Auditor
Job Announcement Number: NIGC-8000-16-EW-010(EXC)
Salary Range: $62,531.00 to $115,867.00 / Per Year
Duty Locations: Portland, OR
Open Period: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 to Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Major duties at the full performance level include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs audits of class II and class III gaming operation to ensure compliance with the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 (IGRA), the regulation of the NIGC, and the provisions of the tribal gaming ordinance/resolution.
  • Serves as the NIGC’s representative with tribal government with respect to gaming matters
  • Provides training and technical assistance to tribal governments, tribal regulatory authorities, gaming operation personnel and contract managers to ensure compliance with the IGRA and NIGC regulations.
  • Conducts audits to investigate known or alleged violations of the IGRA and NIGC regulations, prepares reports and testifies in administrative hearings or other proceedings as designated by the Commission to hear such matters.
  • Coordinates with responsible management officials; and evaluates the validity of tentative findings and recommendations that have been identified.

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Job Title: It Specialist (NETWORK)
Job Announcement Number: NIGC-8000-16-EW-008(EXC)
Salary Range: $77,490.00 to $119,794.00/Per Year
Duty Locations: Washington, DC
Open Period: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 to Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Major duties at the full performance level include but are not limited to:
Duties include analyzing and defining network requirements; defining and maintaining physical network architecture and infrastructure; configuring and optimizing network servers, hubs, routers switches and other network components including desktop workstation O/S and application configuration; analyzing network workload, monitoring network capacity and performance; diagnosing and resolving connectivity problems, making adjustments to ensure proper load balancing; installing, testing, maintaining, and upgrading network operating systems software; and ensuring the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices including disaster recovery and continuity of operations policies; documenting network topology and procedures; assisting the NIGC Help Desk with direct user contact and support as needed.

  • Completes applications development lifecycle by performing troubleshooting and solving production problems. Supports users by developing documentation and assistance tools.
  • Provides network services support to the entire NIGC IT network enterprise assuming operational responsibility for NIGC network management, problem diagnosis and troubleshooting LAN/WAN hardware and software communication issues. Exercises a high degree of technical judgment in NIGC network design, configuration, security and maintenance as well as establishing, interpreting and applying NIGC policy for the Commission’s IT systems.
  • Performs routine maintenance and monitoring of network infrastructure. Ensures that the network’s hardware, software and data resources remain safe from digital attacks through vigilant application of DMZ’s, firewalls and anti-virus software. Ensures that data backup procedures are in place for recovery from loss or destruction of program and data files. Develops and implements standard operating procedures to periodically test data recovery procedures for integrity.

Assignments will be specifically designed to prepare you for advancement to the next higher level without further competition. Advancement to the next higher level is not guaranteed, and does depend on: (1) a demonstrated ability to successfully perform at the next higher level, to the satisfaction of the immediate supervisor; (2) the availability of sufficient work at the next higher level to warrant advancement; and (3) having satisfied all legal and regulatory requirements for advancement.

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