Penn National Gaming Director Surveillance / Security in Henderson, Nevada


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A career in gaming? At Penn National Gaming we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include


The following and other duties may be assigned as necessary:

  • Responsible for directing the overall operations and staff of the Surveillance and Security departments. Develops, implements and manages operational goals and monitors achievements of performance and profit objectives.

  • Ensure that scheduling is done in an effective and efficient manner, while maintaining labor costs, meeting staffing objectives, Gaming regulations and guest satisfaction.

  • Enthusiastically supports, actively promotes, and demonstrates superior customer service in accordance with department and company standards and programs. Ensures customer service standards are followed by all team members and addresses issues as they arise. Responsible for the overall achievement of department customer service goals.

  • Responsible for preparing, monitoring and adhering to budgets and ensuring compliance to departmental budget initiatives. Reports budget concerns / deviations to the Executive Management / GM.

  • Develop, evaluate, enforce, review and approve changes or revisions to operating practices, procedures and standards based on business practices and internal controls.

  • Knowledge of and enforcement of all gaming laws and regulations which apply to the functions and duties of the Surveillance Department for which this position is responsible.

  • Oversees the installation, operation and maintenance of all surveillance related equipment.

  • Informs a member of Executive Team and/or General Manager of any irregular activities.

  • Conduct, supervise and prepare reports relating to investigations of any losses or violations of law, regulations, policies or procedures.

  • Submits all appropriate reports when incidents, infractions, and violations occur .

  • Serve as liaison with gaming regulators, public law enforcement, fire and other agencies as it relates to Surveillance and Security by maintaining a positive and constructive relationship.

  • Protect and preserve the assets of the company and provide for the safety of team members, including keeping areas free of safety hazards, debris and litter.

  • Examines and analyzes the physical property, processes and procedures and develop, institute, oversee and enforce emergency policies.

  • Ensure transfer of table games fills and credits, including providing escorts when needed,

  • Responsible for ensuring the compliance with all regulatory compliance within area of responsibility and reporting potential issues to Executive Management / GM.

  • Maintains strict confidentiality in all departmental and company matters.


This job has supervisory responsibilities

  • Responsible for staff development and training programs.

  • Responsible for rewards and recognition program to maximize employee engagement.

  • Evaluates team members within department and delivers constructive feedback to employees in regards to performance.

  • Determines recommendation for staffing (including interviewing and hiring) and scheduling (planning, assigning and directing work) to meet business needs.

  • Determines work procedures and expedites workflow.

  • Responsible for employee performance (disciplining, coaching, counseling).

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B. A./B.S.) or equivalent; Eight to ten years of Surveillance and/or Security, military or police experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Minimum five years of previous Surveillance and/or Security leadership experience preferred.

  • Must have thorough knowledge of casino operations, casino games, casino cheating and embezzlement scams, etc.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of video surveillance systems, preferred

  • Advanced computer knowledge; proficient in all Microsoft applications to include email use, incident report data entry, and report writing.

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.


Ability to read and interpret documents in English, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to read and communicate verbally in English. Written communication skills in in English may also be required.


Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Employee must be able to qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state and local regulations.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and have acceptable driving history as determined by Penn National Gaming’s auto insurance carrier.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and must have the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Employee could be exposed to an environment containing unrestricted second hand tobacco smoke.

Something to leave you with

Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment.

Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2018-49695

Casino Property M Resort

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Administrative