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Licensing Specialist in Las Vegas, NV at AGS

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

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Job Description

As one of the leading providers of games and technology for casino floors, AGS is an exciting place to work. We create top-performing slot games, live felt table games, and mobile games and applications that provide transformational customer and player experiences.

Recently recognized as one of 2017 ‘Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®’ in the U.S. and along with this nationwide recognition, AGS also won a top spot among Atlanta’s 2017 ‘Best and Brightest Companies to Work For’, a regional honor for companies in the Atlanta metro area.

Our mission is to deliver highly entertaining, diverse, and amazing gaming experiences to players around the world, while never losing the passion, agility, grit, and customer-focus that made us successful in the first place.

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Licensing Manager or Licensing Supervisor, this position is responsible for filing and submitting gaming license applications with various commercial and tribal gaming authorities in the US and globally. 

Essential Job Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Prepare, manage and submit applications to various tribal and commercial gaming authorities in a timely manner while ensuring accuracy and completeness
• Act as a liaison to gaming authorities, tribes, gaming regulators and outside counsel as may be necessary; respond to requests from gaming authorities in a courteous and professional manner
• Monitor license issuance and ensure regulatory compliance
• Engage in various methods of research, both internal and external, related to regulatory compliance
• Respond to and coordinate complex document requests and requests for production in connection with application investigations in a timely manner adhering to deadlines and regulatory rules and procedures
• Maintain, monitor and update licensing/compliance procedures in all jurisdictions and communicate jurisdictional requirements with gaming authorities; communicate changes/updates to regulations to other team members within the licensing compliance department and management
• Manage database and other means of tracking for Company, executive, and staff licensing
• Provide consistent and thorough follow-up with employees and gaming authorities
• Maintain the highest level of confidentiality regarding employee information and Company activities
• Assist with special projects as assigned
• Provide general administrative and clerical support as assigned
• Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

• At least 21 years old
• High school diploma or GED required
• Associates Degree or higher preferred; paralegal certificate or degree from ABA accredited program preferred 
• 1 or more years’ experience with gaming company or 1 or more years’ experience in legal/law field preferred
• Background in finance or accounting preferred 
• Notary Public preferred, must be willing to become a Notary Public at Company’s expense
• Thorough understanding of legal terminology
• Must have comprehensive understanding of gaming regulations and Indian Compacts and Indian Gaming regulations. 
• Must have in-depth knowledge and advanced proficiency with 1) Microsoft Office including: Word, Excel, and Outlook; 2) Adobe Professional Document Software 
• Must have excellent organizational skills; excellent phone and customer service skills and ability to cold call new regulatory jurisdictions
• Must be able to work with a sense of urgency
• Aptitude for problem solving and finding alternative solutions
• Strong attention to detail, accuracy and excellent proof reading skills
• Strong Internet and court research skills
• Ability to work independently, but within a team environment and be accountable for work and work product
• Ability to multi-task, monitor and meet regulatory deadlines, ensuring accuracy while managing multiple projects and prioritizing work load
• Must exhibit excellent communication skills in English, both oral and written 
• Able to become proficient in ArdentSky and other internal software/system programs or applications
• Ability to maintain database, extract, query and prepare reports
• Effective and consistent communication methods and interpersonal skills in order to interact with all levels of management, employees, and gaming authorities

Our Playbook:

• Aspire to Win: Have a bias to action and a desire to be the best.  Build winning products, tell a winning story, and provide winning service.  Focus on results, not process.
• Us, We and Our: No “I, me, mine” – no one person is bigger than the brand.  Create an environment of teamwork, diversity and lateral service.
• Love the Game: Understand, appreciate and have passion for our industry and the products and services we provide.  Be a sponge and have the intellectual curiosity to learn every day.  Obsess over delivering the best gaming experiences in the world.
• Act Like a CEO: Be empowered and empower others to deliver the best experiences for our customers.  Spend money like it’s your own and take smart risks.  Think strategically, think globally, and own outcomes.
• Keep it Real: Have humility and stay hungry.  Nobody’s going to give us anything; we have to earn it every single day.
• Embrace Change: Fluidity allows us to be innovative and nimble at the same time.  Have the flexibility to adapt to a fast-changing environment.  Maintaining full control shouldn’t be your ultimate goal.
• Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say, Don’t Say It Mean: Communicate clearly, listen, “say it in the room,” and engage in healthy debate.  Have the backbone and the maturity to embrace candor.  No politics.
• Make Your Mom Proud: Play hard, play to win, but play fair. Build a house you want to live in.  show respect and have integrity with each other and our customers.
• Spirit of Service: Volunteerism and serving others is part of our fabric.  Show compassion for people inside and outside of our company, for our families, and for our communities.
• Let Your Inner Geek Shine: It’s okay to be you – in fact, we encourage it.  Take time to socialize, play, exercise, celebrate…and even geek out a little.

If this sounds like the team you’d like to be part of, please apply now!

AGS is an equal opportunity employer