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Licensing Specialist

Recruitment #17-002587-0013




Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency

1800 Washington Blvd Suite 330

Baltimore, MD 21230

Main Purpose of Job

This position will be responsible for determining the financial, regulatory and overall due diligence considerations for Casino operators, manufacturers, their officers, directors, employees, and other designated persons. The incumbent will uphold the policies, procedures and requirements mandated by COMAR and the Enforcement Division to ensure the integrity of the position and the Division. The incumbent will provide all applicants, references, companies, customers and stakeholders with services in accordance with the State of Maryland's Customer Service Promise.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Examination, evaluation, and investigation of all applicants to provide assurance that applicants meet suitability requirements as established by law;
  • Conduct field investigations and interviews of applicants, witnesses, and other relevant parties to corroborate information on applications;
  • Develop comprehensive investigative reports that support the denial/approval of licensure;
  • Maintain each case file and documentation within electronic database;
  • Prepare necessary documentation and correspondence for the Lottery Commission meetings that supports auditing and enforcement programs;
  • Provides testimony before Hearings and Appeals, the Commission and courts of law or hearing forums;
  • Provides constituents, businesses, customers, and stakeholders with services in accordance with the State of Maryland Customer Service Promise; and 
  • Travels within Maryland, the United States and abroad to complete investigative assignments as required.


Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.


1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year to year basis for the required general experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year to year basis for the required education and experience.


- Four or more years of professional experience conducting investigations.  

- Two or more years of regulatory experience pertaining to gaming.  

- Certified Public Accountant.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.



Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If online access is not available, submit a paper application and resume to:

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency

Attention: Nathan Warfield, Human Resources Director

1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 330

Baltimore, MD 21230

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

For information regarding this recruitment call 410-230-8764.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.