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Enforcement Agent

Important Recruitment Information for this vacancy

  • Job Posting closes:  March 1, 2021
  • Required documents uploaded by:   March 2, 2021

About the Lottery:  In November of 1986, 64 percent of Kansas voters approved a constitutional amendment authorizing the creation of a state lottery.  The Kansas Legislature passed the "Kansas Lottery Act" in 1987, and the Kansas Lottery was established. The mission of the Kansas Lottery is to produce the maximum amount of revenue possible for the State of Kansas while ensuring the integrity of all games. 

 

The Kansas Lottery sells $1, $2, $3, $5, $10, $20 and $30 scratch tickets and $1 and $2 instant pull tab games. In addition, Kansas Lottery players enjoy Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto America, Lucky for Life, Super Kansas Cash, Pick 3, 2by2, Keno, Racetrax, and Holiday Millionaire Raffle draw games. Kansas Lottery products are sold at approximately 1,750 retail locations.

 

The Kansas Expanded Lottery Act, enacted in 2007, authorized the Kansas Lottery to be the owner/operator of casino gaming in four Kansas gaming zones.  Boot Hill Casino & Resort in Dodge City; Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane; Hollywood Casino at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City; and the Kansas Crossing Casino and Hotel in Pittsburg.

 

The Kansas Lottery employs people in many different backgrounds/positions such as marketing, finance, security, sales and IT.  The Kansas Lottery is a place where you can dream big. Come and join our winning team!

About the Position

  • Classified/Unclassified Service:  Unclassified
  • Full-Time/Part-Time:  Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary:  Regular
  • Work Schedule:  40.0 Hours per week
  • Eligible to Receive Benefits:  Yes
  • Veterans' Preference Eligible: 
  • Search Keywords:  Security, Enforcement, Agent,

Compensation: $43,950.00 Annual

Employment Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
  • Sick & Vacation leave
  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
  • Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
  • Fitness Centers in select locations
  • Employee discounts with the STAR Program
  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs

Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information…

Position Summary & Responsibilities

Position Summary and Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Conducts investigations and enforces laws of the State of Kansas, particularly those pertaining to the operation of the Kansas Lottery.
  • Investigates criminal violations of altered or counterfeit lottery tickets, stolen tickets and related situations; investigate falsified licensing documents; conducts background investigations of vendors, retailers and potential employees as required by statute and policy; conducts retailer ADA compliance surveys and/or works with others on same, interviews victims and suspects during criminal investigations to obtain information; inspect retail businesses to ensure proper compliance with rules and agency policy and procedure.
  • Provides back up to various security department staff to ensure department work is completed in a timely manner without interruption.
  • Provide security for ticket printing, ticket transport and delivery, at headquarters and at all special promotional drawings and events. Will also provide security during MUSL draw lock downs, securing areas to prevent entrance or exit of individuals and information leakage.
  • Write reports to document and communicate investigative findings by assembling information gained through investigations and interviews and preparing a concise and factual document. Execute subpoenas, warrants of arrest and execute search warrants as necessary.
  • Participate in agency and department training activities and meetings. Performs other duties as required. 

View Full Position Description Here

 

Qualifications

  • High School education or equivalent.
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with coursework in law enforcement or criminal investigation, or related field, preferred.
  • Must be a Kansas Certified Law Enforcement Officer at time of hire.
  • Valid Kansas Driver’s License.

 

Key Requirements:

  • Must take and pass a drug screening test approved by the State of Kansas Office of Personnel Services prior to hire and subject to periodic updates.
  • Must pass extensive background prior to hire and subject to periodic updates.
  • Subject to tax clearance upon hire and subject to periodic updates.
  • Employees of the Kansas Lottery and designated family members are subject to the provisions of the Kansas Lottery Act, K.S.A. 74-8701 et seq, and the Kansas Expanded Lottery Act, K.S.A. 74-8733 et seq.
  • Must be able to respond to afterhours emergencies within 20 minutes.
  • Must complete Form I-9 upon hire and update and/or re-verify as required.
  • By law, any person who holds or has held a license with the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission may not be employed by the Kansas Lottery within five years after last holding such license.

 

Recruiter Contact Information

Jayme Carpenter

128 N. Kansas Ave.

Topeka, KS 66603

785-296-5726

jayme.carpenter@kslottery.net

 

Job Application Process

  • First Sign in or register as a New User.
  • Complete or update your contact information on the Careers> My Contact Information page. *This information is included on all your job applications.
  • Upload required documents listed below for the Careers> My Job Applications page. *This information is included on all your job applications.
  • Start your draft job application, upload other required documents, and Submit when it is complete.
    • Manage your draft and submitted applications on the Careers> My Job Applications page.
  • Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter.
    • Email – sent to the Preferred email on the My Contact Information page
    • Notifications – view the Careers> My Job Notifications page

 

Helpful Resources at jobs.ks.gov: “How to Apply for a Job – Instructions” and “How to Search for a Job – Instructions"

 

 

 

Required Documents for this Application to be Complete

Upload these on the Careers - My Job Applications page

  • Tax Clearance Certificate
  • Transcripts
  • DD214 (if you are claiming Veteran’s Preference)

Upload these on the Attachments step in your Job Application

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Helpful Resources at jobs.ks.gov: “How, What, & Where do I Upload Documents” and  “Save Tax Clearance Certificate as a PDF”

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate Required: Each applicant (even non-residents) applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website.  A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency.  This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

 

Visit the Tax Clearance site for more information on and where to obtain this Kansas Department of Revenue document.

How to Claim Veterans Preference

Veterans' Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position.  The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.

Learn more about claiming Veteran’s Preference

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace.  All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the agency recruiter.



Job Application Process

  • Sign in to your existing account or Register at the State of Kansas careers portal. Complete your application.
  • Complete or review your contact information on the My Contact Information page.
  • Upload documents listed in the Required Documents section of the job posting to the appropriate location.
  • Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter.
    • Email – the email listed on the Careers>My Contact Information Page
    • Notifications – view the Careers>My Job Notifications page

Required documents for this application to be complete:

  • On the My Job Applications page, verify these documents are present and valid. Upload or delete and upload new if needed.
    • Current Tax Clearance Certificate*
    • DD214 (if you are claiming Veteran’s Preference**)
  • Inside your Job Application upload these documents:
    • Resume (or choose existing if you have one)
    • Cover Letter

*Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate Required: Each applicant (including current state employees, and non-residents) applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199. Visit the Tax Clearance site for more information and where to obtain this Kansas Department of Revenue document.


To assist in completing your application, please see helpful links below:


**How to Claim Veterans Preference

  • Veterans Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the hiring manager.

Learn more about claiming Veterans Preference


Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the agency recruiter.