State of Maryland

Casino Compliance Lead (#003632)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $39,768.00-$62,882.00 Yearly






A Casino Compliance Lead is the lead advanced level of administrative and investigative work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with laws, regulations, and policies relative to gaming to ensure compliance by casino operators and employees in the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency.  Employees are assigned administrative and investigative responsibilities involving the development of recommendations, solutions, and alternatives to address identified compliance issues.  Employees in this classification are responsible for: certifying revenue from the video lottery terminals; receiving complaints from the public; receiving shipments of State owned equipment; monitoring facility employees and vendors and ensuring that various aspects of the casino internal controls and security surveillance and responsible gaming plans are adhered to; performing licensing functions, fingerprinting of casino employment applicants and ensuring the integrity of the VLT gaming operation. In addition, employees in this classification are responsible for conducting investigations, when warranted into the following: operation of the video lottery terminals, maintenance of the video lottery terminals and associated equipment and software and any other investigations the Lottery may deem necessary.  Employees in this classification assign, review and approve the work of and train Casino Compliance Representatives.

Employees in this classification receive general supervision from a Casino Compliance Supervisor.  Casino Compliance Leads are considered essential employees and in the event of a declared emergency, they are to report to their assigned duty station.  Employees in this position classification are also deemed 24/7 employees and must be willing to work rotating shifts to ensure continuous coverage at designated casino locations.

Positions in this classification are evaluated by using the classification job evaluation methodology. The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of the class specification.

The Casino Compliance Lead is differentiated from the Casino Compliance Representative in that the Casino Compliance Lead assigns, reviews and approves the work of and trains Casino Compliance Representatives while the Casino Compliance Representative performs the full range of duties under general supervision.  The Casino Compliance Lead is differentiated from the Casino Compliance Supervisor in that the Casino Compliance Supervisor has supervisory responsibility for lower-level Casino Compliance positions.


Monitors the performance of Casino Compliance Representatives, documents deficiencies and reports same to the Casino Compliance Supervisor;

Assigns duties to Casino Compliance Representatives as necessary;

Reviews reports submitted by Casino Compliance Representatives;

Analyzes and interprets data, information and situations, and intakes recommendations when data does not conform to established standards, policies or laws;

Responds to all casino patron complaints and questions to attempts to resolve any reported issues in a satisfactory and equitable manner;

Prepares written reports after investigating incidents that occur within the casino;

Works with the Lottery’s Licensing Department to ensure that all vendors, manufacturers, etc. are licensed in accordance with regulations;

Engages in the practice of ongoing review of slot machines activity to ensure that all machines are functioning as required;

Receives all State-owned equipment, including video lottery terminals in the casino, affixes the State asset tag, records appropriate information into the corresponding maintenance log and performs inventory of all State-owned equipment;

Observes the gaming floor for suspicious activities, underage and/or intoxicated patrons, excluded persons and reports that information to appropriate Lottery and Casino personnel;

Provides follow-up as necessary to ensure compliance;

Coordinates activities with the appropriate Lottery personnel concerning all slot machine placements, replacements, floor plans, and all necessary surveillance coverage with every floor plan change;

Maintains familiarity with all documents relating to casino compliance such as the property internal controls, property rules, regulations and procedures and Lottery rules, regulations and internal policies;

Performs supervisory duties in the absence of the Casino Compliance Supervisor;

Performs other related duties.


Knowledge of English usage;

Knowledge of reference and research methods, and techniques used in collecting, compiling, and organizing data and information;

Knowledge of relevant laws, policies, and procedures governing casino gaming;

Ability to conduct studies and analysis of agency programs, procedures, and organizations;

Ability to prepare and present reports and recommendations for improvements;

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public;

Ability to ascertain information by personal contact;

Ability to prepare and present ideas and information clearly and concisely;

Ability to apply established laws, policies and procedures when conducting investigation to ensure compliance;

Ability to lead and direct Casino Compliance Representatives and staff employees to accomplish set tasks.


Education:    A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience:   One year of experience in investigative or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in investigative staff work or professional staff work on a year-for-year basis for the  required education.

2. Candidates may substitute graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non- commissioned officer involving staff work requiring regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting rules and regulations in accordance with agency laws and policies on a year to year basis for the required education and experience.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


Class specifications are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies.  Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

This is a Skilled Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Skilled Service positions.  Some positions in Skilled Service classifications may be designated Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.

This classification is assigned to Bargaining Unit G, Engineering, Scientific and Administrative Professionals classes.  As provided by the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded from collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.

Employees in this classification are eligible to receive overtime compensation.  An employee who works more than the normal workweek is entitled to be compensated for that overtime, as provided by the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 8-305.

Date Established

May 2, 2016

Date Revised

March 23, 2018

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 003632; EST: 5/2/2016; REV: 3/23/2018;

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