TGA - Risk Management Coordinator






Ridgefield, Washington

Risk Management Coordinator


Title: CTGC Risk Management Coordinator

Schedule: Monday through Friday
Location: ilani
Opening Date: March 12, 2018
Classification: Full time
Salary Range: DOQ
Closing Date: Open

Position Summary: The Risk Management Coordinator creates and implements health and safety checklists for use in various areas of ilani Casino resort. This position will work with CTGC Agents and various Operations Management, Supervisors and frontline staff. This position will be responsible for checklists as they pertain to IGRA, MICS, Washington State Department of Health, OSHA, L&I, Fire and Building Code as they pertain to Public Health and Safety at the ilani resort and casino.

Essential Duties:

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ability to communicate confidently at the highest level and build effective internal and external relationships.
  • Risk Management Coordinator may act as trainers for agents when necessary to educate agents on the use of each checklist required.   In addition, they possess a high level of knowledge and understanding of the Washington State Tribal/State Compact, Tribal/Federal Internal Controls (NIGC MICS/TIC) the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA), and regulatory methods as it relates to health and public safety.
  • The Risk Management Coordinator will review completed checklists and create reports for management as necessary.
  • Risk Assessments will be required to be completed on an annual basis as it pertains to public health and safety at the ilani resort and casino.
  • The Risk Management Coordinator will assist Operations in navigating the Washington Regulatory environment as it pertains to health and safety.
  • Ensure Casino management is fulfilling its responsibilities as provided by the Gaming Ordinance, Internal Controls, Policies and Procedures and Tribal/State Compact as it pertains to public health and safety.
  • Responsible for creating checklists.
  • Responsible for monitoring and conducting health and safety reviews.
  • Monitors and regulates the Gaming facility for public health and safety violations.
  • Coordinates efforts with Executive Director, Assistant Director Technical, Assistant Director of Enforcement, Enforcement Managers, Tribal Gaming Agents, Licensing Agents, Auditors, TLS Specialists, and Operations Surveillance Director and maintains open lines of communication with Casino Operations and Commission Staff.
  • Knowledge and experience in casino public health and safety laws and regulation
  • Ensure operational compliance with Tribal/State Compact, Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA), Cowlitz Tribal Gaming Commission Regulations, Policies and Procedures, MICS, and TICS, and other Federal and State regulations as it pertains to public health and safety.
  • Must be able to identify casino wide areas of risk to public health and safety to maintain ongoing operation of the casino, as well as provide mitigation plans to reduce or eliminate areas of risk.
  • Conduct routine and complex reviews that result in checklist creation and/or update to incorporate current or best practices.
  • Collect, examine, maintain, and properly account for variations of checklists completed and reports created to reflect variations as it relates to health and public safety at ilani resort and casino in a timely manner.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Risk Management, OR equivalent experience in related fields.
  • Minimum of three (3) years regulatory experience and training preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years tribal regulatory experience in Washington State or equivalent perferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years working in a Risk Management Coordinator or equivalent position.
  • FEMA Emergency Management Certification preferred OR must be able to complete FEMA Emergency Management Certification within twelve (12) months.
  • National Tribal Gaming Commissioners and Regulators training preferred.
  • Washington State Gambling Commission Certification Regulating Tribal Casinos or able to obtain.
  • Must be willing to travel, attend and successfully complete ongoing training related to Risk Management and Emergency Management curriculum.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Understanding of Tribal and State laws, Indian gaming regulations, and Washington State tribal/state compacts related to gaming.

Important Notes:

  • Must submit to and pass a criminal background check and drug test.
  • Must possess a current Washington State Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to work in smoking-permitted and noisy environments
  • Native American Preference.

The Cowlitz Indian Tribe is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and a Drug and Alcohol-Free workplace.

Except as provided by Title 25 CFR, Section 472, which allows for Indian preference in hiring, the Cowlitz Indian Tribe does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, or membership or non-membership in an employee organization.

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For information call Paul Dasaro at (360) 887-6803

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