Job Title: Compliance Officer

The Compliance Officer is responsible for adherence to San Felipe Enterprise’s policies and procedures as well as all federal, state, and tribal gaming laws and regulations, including the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, NIGC regulations, the New Mexico Tribal State Compact, and the San Felipe Tribal Gaming Ordinance, Title 31 of the Bank Secrecy Act. The individual in this position will examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for or conformity with laws and regulations governing contract compliance of licenses and permits, and perform other compliance, enforcement, inspection and analysis activities. This position requires that the incumbent continually research, learn, adapt, communicate and enforce new laws and regulations and to always remain current with any changes.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain corporate culture and employee engagement.
  • Build good relationships with all customers both internal and external.
  • Monitor all San Felipe Enterprise Department’s policies, procedures, and practices to ensure compliance with all applicable gaming and financial laws and regulations.
  • Monitor changes and/or amendments to all applicable gaming and financial laws and regulations.
  • Coordinate with San Felipe Pueblo Gaming Commission, legal counsel, General Manager, Enterprise Board, and applicable departments to ensure compliance relating to new and/or revised products, services, and promotions.
  • Oversee revision, preparation, dissemination, and distribution of new and/or updated compliance standards and procedures to Enterprise Departments.
  • Coordinate, supervise, and support San Felipe Enterprise’s compliance-related programs, such as compliance training, testing, reporting, emergency recovery, and contingency planning.
  • Organize responses to Gaming Commission Audits and inform General Manager and Enterprise Board of results.
  • Inform, advise, and hold San Felipe Enterprise Management accountable of conditions and status of the Gaming Operation’s adherence to all applicable gaming and financial laws and regulations.
  • Oversee, consult, and advises Directors, Management, and operating units in relation to compliance requirements.
  • Acts as the primary liaison between the San Felipe Enterprise and the San Felipe Pueblo Gaming Regulatory Commission.
  • Advise and train project teams on subjects of regulatory requirements.
  • Analyze compliance complaints and make recommendations regarding actions to be taken for compliance.
  • Communicate with regulatory agencies regarding pre-submission strategies, potential regulatory pathways, compliance test requirements, or clarification and follow-up of submissions under review.
  • Compile and maintain regulatory documentation databases or systems.
  • Coordinate efforts associated with the preparation of regulatory documents or submissions.
  • Coordinate, prepare, or review regulatory submissions for projects.
  • Develop or conduct employee regulatory training.
  • Develop and track compliance metrics.
  • Escort government inspectors during inspections and provide post-inspection follow-up information as requested.
  • Identify relevant guidance documents, international standards, or consensus standards and provide interpretive assistance.
  • Interpret regulatory rules or rule changes and ensure that they are communicated through company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain current knowledge base of existing and emerging regulations, standards, or guidance documents.
  • Participate in internal or external audits.
  • Prepare or direct the preparation of additional information or responses as requested by regulatory agencies.
  • Prepare responses to customer requests for information, such as product data, written regulatory affairs statements, surveys, or questionnaires.
  • Recommend changes to enterprise procedures in response to changes in regulations or standards.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent; or three to seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability:
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Project Management software and Word Processing software.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Reports To: General Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Department: Administration
Location: Casino

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