Las Vegas
Type of Shift
Full Time
Legal & Risk Management

Background Investigator

Golden Entertainment Corporate (Las Vegas, NV)



Conduct team member pre-employment background checks, including but not limited to transferring team members and promotions. Perform record searches with police agencies, courthouses, educational institutions, and financial institutions. Maintain confidentiality of investigations, materials, files, and communications.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct background investigations into potential new hire and transferring team members, and key employees for the purpose of determining employment suitability; providing formal recommendations to those investigations
  • Ensure all recordkeeping, documentation, and paperwork administration is kept organized and up to date
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable gaming laws and company internal controls, policies and procedures, Title 31, and federal regulations, as they apply to the position
  • Provide outstanding guest service in a timely manner to both guests and fellow team members that meets the company’s guest service culture standards
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • 1 year previous experience performing same or similar duties preferred
  • Previous experience in gaming compliance, law enforcement or security field
  • Previous experience with successful project management, with proven ability to complete multiple projects in a timely manner
  • Ability to coordinate, organize, file, retain and recall confidential filing
  • Previous experience successfully working independently without assigned deadlines
  • Accurate attention to detail
  • Proven experience providing high level of guest service
  • Proven ability to critically analyze and interpret information and make sound decisions and recommendations involving high level and sensitive information
  • Proven success applying common sense to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office programs and internet navigation for conducting research
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English in group and one-on-one situations
  • Obtain and maintain all work cards as required by the company
  • Verify right to work in the United States


Work Cards

  •   Gaming Registration


Physical Requirements

  • Occasionally push and/or pull up to 20 lbs.
  • Occasionally lift and/or carry up to 20 lbs. at floor, knee, and waist levels
  • Occasional standing
  • Frequent walking
  • Constant use of hearing and vision, sitting, distinguishing between shades of color, and using tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity


Work Environment Potential Conditions

  •  Indoor
  • Noisy and smoky



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.