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GAMING SPECIAL AGENT

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Nov 19, 2021
Location: 

East Saint Louis, IL, US, 62201-1222

Job Requisition ID:  9672

Agency:  Illinois Gaming Board  
Closing Date/Time:  12/06/2021 
Salary:  $5,271 - $7,869 / Monthly CBU Language Applies 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  St._Clair 
Number of Vacancies:  2 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

The Illinois Gaming Board is seeking Gaming Special Agents to work in the Enforcement Division/Casino Field Operations.  If you have the needed experience and qualifications, we encourage you to apply!

 

The Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) serves as a regulatory body for all gambling activities across the state of Illinois.  The IGB administers a regulatory and tax collection system for casino gambling, video gaming, and sports wagering in Illinois.  IGB is committed to preserving the integrity of the Illinois gaming industry.  

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification # 9672

  

Essential Functions

  1. As an armed peace officer, ensures the integrity of gaming in the State of Illinois by enforcing the Act, Rules, associated Regulations and Minimum Internal Control Standards (MICS) for Casino and Video gaming.
  2. Interviews patrons, casino owners and video gaming establishments to gather information to resolve complaints stemming from disorderly conduct, pay-out discrepancies and violations of the Acts, Rules, Regulations or Minimum Internal Control Standards (MICS).
  3. Processes casino and video gaming employee applications for licenses; reviews applications (level 1, 2, and 3) for accuracy, completeness and possible concerns (e.g. lack of work experience, criminal background, delayed child support payments etc.).
  4. Assists the Attorney General, State’s Attorney and the U.S. Attorney’s Offices in preparation of cases for civil or criminal prosecution.
  5. Works closely with other law enforcement agencies and gaming jurisdictions in conducting joint investigations or in exchanging information on persons, associated with the gaming industry.
  6. Attends and participates in law enforcement meetings and advanced training programs involving new or revised statutes, rules and regulations, agency policies and procedures, and investigative techniques needed to enhance investigative skills and knowledge; completes mandatory annual training and firearms qualifications.
  7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires two years of college with coursework in criminal justice, law enforcement, pre-law, business administration, or a related field, plus five consecutive years of full-time service as a police officer with the same law enforcement agency; OR
  • Requires a minimum of twenty years of sworn law enforcement experience in good standing with the same law enforcement agency; OR
  • Requires successful completion of the Gaming Special Agent Trainee program.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires working knowledge of methods and techniques of criminal investigations.
  • Requires ability to properly prepare documented investigative reports and findings.
  • Requires working knowledge of the Illinois Gambling Act, Video Gaming Act, Sports Wagering Act, related rules and pertinent criminal statutes.
  • Requires working knowledge of laws of arrest, search and seizure, court procedures and rules of evidence.
  • Requires ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships.
  • Requires proficiency in the use of firearms and the physical strength and agility to practice the art of self defense.

Conditions of Employment

  • At the time of hire, applicants must satisfy these conditions*:
  • a) Graduated from an approved State Police academy program and are currently certified as a sworn peace officer*;
  • b) Possess sufficient physical fitness to have passed the Peace Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (POWER) test*; and
  • c) Passed an approved firearms qualification course and have a valid Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card*.
  • Requires possession of an appropriate valid driver's license.
  • Requires ability and willingness to travel and/or perform shift work, including weekends and holidays.
  • Requires ability to successfully complete annually a mandatory firearms qualification course and all mandatory professional training.
  • Pass the Illinois Gaming Board's background investigation (background check).

Work Hours:  Rotating Shifts  
Work Location: Casino Queen, 200 Front St East Saint Louis, IL 62201-1222  
Agency Contact:

Illinois Gaming Board, Human Resources
801 South 7th Street, Suite 400 South
Springfield, IL  62703
217-557-2821 Phone
217-524-1932 Fax  OR Scan To: 
IGB.jobs@illinois.gov

 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Illinois Human Rights Act, State agencies must ensure that the employment process is accessible to persons with disabilities. Specifically, these laws require that the State provide reasonable accommodations upon request by individuals participating in all steps of the employment process. This includes the State of Illinois interview process.
 

The Illinois Gaming Board continually strives for a workforce which reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspective, ideas, and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  The Illinois Gaming Board is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job Function:  Legal and Compliance  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: IGB.Jobs@illinois.gov or fax or mail.  See Agency Contact information above. 

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.