Licensing Agent I
Process and evaluate gaming license applications for applicants and monitor licensing for existing employees to determine
eligibility for licensure in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations, Tribal-State Compact, Tribal
Ordinance and Tribal regulations, and make educated recommendations regarding licensure status.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
The information provided below encompasses the functions and capabilities linked with this position.
Duties and Responsibilities
The individual in this position is expected to engage in the following work-related activities.
Collect supporting data and documents to verify information provided on licensing applications and assess
eligibility for licensing, including facilitating credit checks, cursory criminal search and civil background checks and
Analyze data and documents collected and conduct face-to-face interviews with applicants to assess accuracy of
information provided and potential risks associated with granting a license.
Determine eligibility for gaming licenses in accordance with federal laws and regulations, and Tribal-State
Compact, Tribal Ordinance and regulations, and make recommendations regarding granting or denying licenses.
Prepare licensing suitability documents for Commission review.
Ensure accurate, thorough and timely completion and submission of license documentation.
Monitor criminal and financial status of current licensees to verify they continue to meet the acceptable
standards for possessing a gaming license in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, and make
recommendations as appropriate regarding licensee status, such as suspending or revoking licenses and other
Communicate with department managers regarding approved changes to current employee license status and
resulting necessary steps.
Maintain accurate records pertaining to all applicants and licensees.
Other duties as assigned.
The individual in this position is expected to possess and exhibit the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Demonstrate a commitment to and value for conducting oneself in accordance with highest standards of integrity
and ethical behavior, particularly with regards to maintaining confidentiality and safeguarding sensitive
information, in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
Maintain working knowledge of licensing regulations, as well as internal policies and procedures.
Exhibit basic investigative skills and abilities, including interviewing applicants, pulling relevant data from complex
documents, identifying discrepancies and inconsistencies, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions.
Demonstrate a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail in all tasks.
Ability to make sound and timely informed decisions in potentially volatile situations.
Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas, as well as compose clear, effective, and grammatically
correct reports and business correspondence appropriate for the intended audience.
Ability to read, analyze, interpret and apply governmental regulations, financial reports and statements, tax
returns, and legal documents.
Excellent problem solving skills related to standard situations with common, predictable variables.
Ability to work in a professional manner in an environment with individuals from many different cultures and
Ability to carry out basic mathematical computations, including add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of
measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; compute rate, ratio, and percent; and draw and
interpret bar graphs.
Ability to work both independently with minimum direction and as part of a team.
Working knowledge of MS Office, including document creation and editing in Word, messaging and calendaring in
Outlook, and performing routine tracking and basic computations in Excel.
The following capabilities are required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing, including by phone, e-mail, or in person.
Understand, remember, communicate and apply routine and complex regulations, oral and/or written
instructions and factual information.
Maintain sustained concentration on computer screens, and use keyboards and a variety of peripherals.
Maintain sustained concentration and focus in a moderately noisy environment.
Sit, stand and walk for extended periods of time, and stoop, kneel and bend repeatedly.
Exert up to 15 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, to lift, carry, push, pull, or
otherwise move objects.
Perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels, particularly but not exclusively voices, and make
discriminations in sound.
Sufficient vision to complete tasks requiring depth perception, color vision and ability to bring object into sharp
focus both close and far away.
Sufficient ability to smell to recognize potential use or presence of alcohol or drugs.
Tolerate occasional, sustained exposure to moderate noise and tobacco smoke.
The following are required of an employee in this position.
One year experience and/or training in a similar position, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
Current PGC Class "A" Gaming License.
Ability to periodically travel locally, regionally, and nationally to trainings and other events.
Must be age 21 or older.
Requires passing background check, credit check, and drug screening upon hire.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Consistent with federal law, it is the policy of the Pechanga Band to give preference in hiring, promotions, and transfers into vacant positions to qualified Pechanga tribal members, Pechanga tribal member spouses, and non-member American Indians.