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Compliance Manager

Posted March 6, 2023

Tesuque Casino
Santa Fe, NM
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Position Summary:

The Compliance Manger will direct, and coordinate activities related to the protection, safeguard/security of company assets, employees, customers, and others. The Compliance Manager ensures that established goals and objectives are accomplished in accordance with Tesuque Casino’s expectations; ensures compliance with all Federal, State, and Tribal Gaming Regulations as well as compliance with the Casino’s Internal Controls; conducts follow-ups and corrective action for any violations and other activities as assigned. In addition, this position is responsible for developing and administering Risk Management programs, BSA (Title 31) and Departmental Internal Controls trainings.

Note: Native American preference will be given.

Duties & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

•Prepares detailed reports pertaining to Internal Investigations of any losses or violations of POTDC/Tesuque Casino Regulations, Policies and Procedures, Tribal and State Laws and Liquor Ordinance

•Works closely with the Tribal Gaming Commission to respond to all commission reports requiring follow-up and corrective action.

•Serves as Tesuque Casino liaison with Law Enforcement, Fire Department, and other External agencies 

•Audits, Reconciles, and Submits corresponding documents/reports to: BSA (Title 31), IRS, State and Commission reports and assessments.

•Monitors and evaluates gaming operations for regulatory compliance while maintaining daily records

•Provides comprehensive oral and written reports with recommendations regarding the non-compliance with any of the provisions of Federal, State, or Tribal laws, regulations, or ordinances

•Audits the development, evaluation, implementation and maintenance of departmental internal controls and policy and procedures for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Performs bi-annual review of all departments.

•Provides BSA (Title 31), Internal Controls, and Policies & Procedures training for all Casino personnel

•Monitors shipping, receiving, installation, relocation, removal, and storage of gaming devices regarding compliance with applicable laws and regulations

•Audits any revisions and implementation of departmental Internal Controls and Policy and Procedures for compliance with applicable laws and regulations

•Performs bi-annual review of all departments while generating any reports of non-compliance, weaknesses, and/or areas of concern

•Ensures Management, Team members, and vendors are in adherence with Policies, Procedures, and Internal Controls

•Provides training, guidance, and communication to all Casino personnel regarding regulatory and Internal Control requirements

This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.

Experience and Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, or related field preferred and 10 years of Compliance, or Audit, or Regulatory experience in a Class III Gaming enterprise or Gaming Commission.

Minimum Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree required

•Must be able to obtain and maintain a Pueblo of Tesuque Gaming License

•(10) Years of Compliance, or Audit, or Regulatory experience in a Class III Gaming enterprise or Gaming Commission.

•Must be 21 years of age or older

Physical Requirements:

•Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

•Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times. 

•Must be able to access and navigate each department at the Casino’s facilities.

Work Environment:

Work is generally performed in a casino setting with exposure to second-hand smoke and a high noise level. Due to the nature and scope of this position, evenings, weekends, holidays, and extended hours and irregular shifts will be required.    

ADA/EEO Compliance:

The Pueblo of Tesuque Development Corporation (POTDC) and Tesuque Casino is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In Compliance with the American Disabilities Act, the Corporation will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. 


You will be required to pass a drug screening examination successfully. The use of any drug or other controlled substance that is illegal under Federal Law is not permitted, including medical cannabis.

To Apply:

Resumes are encouraged. However, we will not accept it in lieu of the application. Submit an application by applying online. Incomplete applications may delay or exclude you from consideration.  

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About this Employer

Tesuque Casino

7 Tesuque Road
Santa Fe, NM 87506

(800) 462-2635

About Us

Tesuque Casino, owned by the Pueblo of Tesuque, is located  in the foothills of the gorgeous Sangre de Cristo mountains, 10 miles north of Santa Fe, Mexico. 

The gaming facility offers a 72,000 square-foot casino, which features 800 slot machines and 10 table games. Food venues include Cottonwood Kitchen with an exhibition kitchen, ample lounge and bar area overlooking the casino floor, and a 75-seat outdoor patio. Grab & Go offers fast food at an affordable price for casino players on the go.

Tesuque Casino offers live, intimate performances seven days a week, in the 4,000 sq. ft. lounge area featuring local musicians and some of the nation’s biggest acts.

Tesuque is the Spanish variation of a traditional Tewa language name for “village of the narrow place of the cottonwood trees.” The beauty of this magnificent landscape also contributed to the design and construction of the casino, with massive walls of windows giving every guest a front row seat to some of the most spectacular imagery that nature has to offer.