"Under limited supervision, performs the research of laws, rules
and regulations, the investigation of facts, and the preparation
of documents used in briefs, pleadings, appeals, and other legal
actions. Duties are as follows:
1. Drafts individual qualifier, casino key employee/qualifier, casino key employee reports as required under the direction of and for review by deputy attorneys general (DAsG) for both initial and resubmission applications. Reports are submitted so that the Casino Control Commission can determine qualification and/or licensure. Reports provide detailed information relating to the criteria of good character, honesty and integrity, financial stability, integrity and responsibility, casino and business experience and licensure history in New Jersey and other jurisdictions.
2. Reviews temporary casino key employee and key qualifier petitions filed by casino hotels, as well as related documentation (including criminal checks & application), and prepares the Division's recommendations. Reviews requests for post-employment waivers and residency waivers and prepares the Division's recommendations. On a monthly basis, maintains and issues memorandum and spreadsheet indicating legal review timeliness and projected Casino Control Commission public hearing dates for temporary casino key employee licensing matters.
3. Drafts revocation and suspension reports regarding casino employee registrants concerning both financial and criminal matters for review by DAsG. Reports regarding criminal matters are based on convictions, pending charges or conduct constituting any of the offenses listed as disqualifiers in the Casino Control Act. Bases for financial conferences include child support obligations, motor vehicle surcharges, court fines, student loan obligations, New Jersey tax debt and other governmental debts.
4. Attends conferences with registrants in financial matters amounting to under $5,000. Negotiates with registrants on settlements and executes financial stipulations and wage executions under guidance from DAsG. Prepares final orders to implement agreed stipulations for DAsG's review and signature. Informs registrants who refuse settlement offers of their hearing rights and next steps for said registrants. Prepares hearing notices in appropriate cases and advises DAsG of any issues and whenever settlement cannot be achieved.
5. Responds to inquiries by applicants. Researches information for responses to employment verification and employment history requests from other New Jersey agencies. In a backup capacity, conducts license status checks for enforcement agencies and gaming commissions. Instructs Division staff in the use and interpretation of computer data related to employee licensing matters. Handles inquiries from attorneys, investigators, and other Division staff concerning employee licensing matters. Accesses INS SAVE immigration system for employment verification checks for RIDB-Legal and investigative staff as well as for Division staff from other units. On a monthly basis, submits statistical report to investigative unit supervisor indicating case activity of RIDB-Legal, including number of suspensions, revocations, conferences held and cases to be closed. In a back-up capacity, upon notification by Division personnel, obtains a copy of the death certificate relating to any deceased applicant and notifies the Records Section and, if applicable, the Commission, to close the relevant files.
6. Coordinates, complies and disseminates amendments to the Casino Control Act and the corresponding regulations to appropriate Division personnel. Reviews rule proposals as published semi-monthly in the New Jersey Register and transmits to appropriate legal staff members. Monitors whether the Division's position on proposed rules has been formally forwarded within the allowable 60 day comment period. Reviews rule adoptions and transmits them to appropriate legal staff members indicating effective date of rules. Maintains Division's ongoing rule making records. Researches regulatory issues and topics when required.
7. Assists DAsG with exhibits and documents relating to hearings and assists DAsG in discovery proceedings.
8. Drafts technical correspondence. Prepares summaries of sworn interviews, depositions, hearing and trial transcripts. Assembles information and data and assists DAsG in preparation of materials for use in reports and other written submissions. Reviews and proofreads draft reports, briefs and other documents as instructed by DAsG.
9. In a back-up capacity, receives petitions filed by revoked credential holders seeking permission to reapply early for registration, to work in casino hotel alcohol beverage areas or non-credential capacity prior to end of ineligibility period. Prepares reports setting forth the Division's position for review by DAsG.
10. Maintains essential records and files to assist DAsG primarily in relation to major investigation materials and matters to be litigated.
11. Undertakes and completes special assignments and projects as requested by DAsG to address the needs of RIDB-Legal.
Professional, Courteous, Clear verbal and written communication skills.