Date:  Nov 12, 2023


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Requisition No: 808911 

Agency: Florida Gaming Control Commission


Position Number: 41500178 

Salary:  $32,760.00 - $58,279.71 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 04/01/2024 




Position Number: 41500178

Hiring Salary: $32,760.00 - $58,279.71 Annually


Open Competitive



The newly created Florida Gaming Control Commission (“FGCC”) is a five-member commission appointed by the Governor. The FGCC is charged with investigating and enforcing Florida pari- mutuel and gaming statutes and rules.


The FGCC’s Office of Slot Operations is searching for a Pari-Mutuel Operations Specialist.


Position Responsibilities:

The Pari-Mutuel Operations Specialist, working under the direction of the Slots Operations Specialist Supervisor, provides support to the FGCC’s Office of Slot Operations. The Pari-Mutuel Operations Specialist’s duties are as follows:


  • Receives, verifies and observes slot machine and component deliveries, observes and records all slot machine adjustments, clears, conversions and relocations, and conducts software inventory checks related to slot files and stored software.
  • Completes inspections using only approved inspections and provides regulatory support at the assigned licensed slot facility.
  • Observes, records and reports all possible violations, complaints and incidents.
  • Adheres to the FGCC’s mission, vision and values, complies with all policies and procedures of the Office of Slot Operations and completes all training as required by their assigned supervisor.
  • Provides exceptional customer service to the facility and to the public.
  • Assists the FGCC’s licensing section with processing of slot license applications, fingerprints applicants using the electronic fingerprinting machine at their assigned facility, processes license transfers, upgrades and renewals as assigned, and establishes positive working relationships with the slot facility employees.
  • Enters accurate and appropriate hours worked in People First by the last day of the current pay period, uses leave in a non-disruptive manner, and effectively communicates with the slot operations supervisor regarding developing issues and concerns regarding slot operations at their assigned facility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of and ability to understand and apply applicable Florida Statutes, rules, policies and procedures relating to the pari-mutuel industry.
  • Ability to collect, record, and verify data relating to the pari-mutuel industry.
  • Ability to use available technology to perform duties including computer software, hardware and data systems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work as a team to achieve results.
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, or its equivalent.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience applying Florida Statutes, rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Experience in Microsoft Word and Outlook.


Where you will workThis position is located in Miami Gardens, Florida.


Contact: Bill Crafts ( and/or Dennis Chen (



The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please click;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts; and
  • Tuition waivers.



  • The Florida Gaming Control Commission has employment restrictions for all commission employees referenced in sections 16.713 and 16.715, Florida Statutes.
  • This position requires a security background check and participation in direct deposit. Successful completion of L2 background screening will be required for this position and you will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) and date of birth in order to conduct this background check.


Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:


If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.


We hire only U. S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Our agency participates in the E-Verify System which is a federal government electronic database available for employers to use to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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