Electronic Gaming Device Coordinator

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Class Number: 
8802
Annual Salary Range:
$48,852.00 – $71,004.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$2,035.50 – $2,958.50
Pay Grade: 
A30

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Definition

This is senior-level professional and specialized work for the Missouri Gaming Commission managing and coordinating program activities to ensure the integrity and accuracy of electronic gaming devices, casino accounting systems, and associated hardware components and software programs in an assigned geographical area of the state.

Job Duties

Coordinates the management of program activities which include inspecting, verifying, testing, and auditing electronic gaming devices, casino accounting systems, and related hardware and software.

Establishes and updates rules, regulations, technical standards, and internal policies and procedures governing electronic gaming devices, casino accounting systems, and related hardware components of software program compliance.

Acts as a project manager by establishing priorities, formulating timelines, assigning tasks, and monitoring outcomes.

Reviews independent laboratory testing scripts and methodology to ensure compliance with Missouri Gaming Commission rules and regulations.

Establishes uniform software verification techniques utilized by Missouri Gaming Commission; identifies critical hardware components, and software programs which impact taxation and influence game outcome.

Analyzes databases, spreadsheets, forms, and other documents and finalizes reporting requirements.

Facilitates and trains Missouri Gaming Commission staff, Missouri State Highway Patrol Gaming Agents, and other regulatory agencies in the methods and procedures used to monitor, inspect, test, and verify the integrity and accuracy of electronic gaming devices, casino accounting systems, and related hardware and software.

Prepares and/or reviews technical reports related to incidents and disputes/complaints reported by casino patrons, independent testing laboratories, supply manufacturers, and casino operators.

Compiles and ensures accuracy of updates made to the database regarding approved electronic gaming device hardware components and software programs supplied by an approved testing laboratory.

Conducts and participates in the technical investigation of alleged violations.

Attends meetings, advanced training seminars, and conferences; apprises staff of new technology and concerns.

Travels to assigned locations to fulfill the requirements of the position.

Exercises considerable initiative and independent judgment in the performance of duties; receives general administrative direction.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Areas of Interest: 
Business Regulation, Safety & Inspection; Information Technology

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility.  Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted.  These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Two or more years of experience as an Electronic Gaming Device Specialist II with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.

OR

Four or more years of experience as an Electronic Gaming Device Specialist I with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.

OR

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in Computer Science, Electronics, Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field; and,

Six or more years of experience in the gaming industry or casino environment ensuring the integrity and accuracy of electronic gaming devices, casino accounting systems, and related hardware components and software programs; or experience in one or more of the following areas: applications development/support, business/systems analysis, communications technologies, network technologies, information technology security, system programming, end user support, web technologies, and/or related regulatory compliance.

(24 earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the specified fields may substitute for one year of the required experience.)

(A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in the specified fields may substitute for two years of the required experience.)

(Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for a maximum of two years of the required college education.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of Missouri rules and regulations, and established policies and procedures pertaining to electronic gaming devices, casino accounting systems, and associated hardware components and software programs.

Comprehensive knowledge of electronics and computer technology.

Comprehensive knowledge of electronic gaming device technology, testing and verification procedures, and computer networking.

Intermediate knowledge of gaming operating systems and financial and accounting software programs.

Intermediate knowledge of personnel management policies and procedures.

Ability to meet precise standards, conform to strict tolerances, and be detail oriented.

Ability to independently plan, assign, review, organize, and direct assignments.

Ability to identify, isolate, and resolve advanced technical problems.

Ability to understand and apply statistical analysis techniques to electronic gaming devices and casino accounting systems.

Ability to prepare and review technical documents and reports.

Ability to use diagnostic tools.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to be on-call and respond to work needs at any time.

Ability to travel extensively, including overnight stays and possible out-of-state travel.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, casino and industry staff, and the general public.

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