Tribal Gaming Regulatory Office Soft Count Inspector

3009 Portland Ave E, Tacoma, WA 98404, USA Req #426
Friday, January 20, 2023
The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is committed to protecting and exercising the inherent inalienable sovereign rights of the Tribe and Individuals in the interest of the Medicine Creek Treat Territories, as stewards to ensure preservation of our cultural and environmental integrity for common good and prosperity for all.

Close:               February 3rd, 2023

Job Title:        Soft Count Inspector                                   
Department:   Tribal Gaming
Regulatory Office  

Reports To:    Soft Count Supervisor                              

Hours:              40 Hours/WK - Full-time

Salary:             Based on Salary Matrix + Benefits*   

*Salaries are Market Competitive. For Accurate Salary information, Call (253)-573-7863 or email

The Puyallup Tribe of Indians provides a generous benefits package the includes employer paid medical, dental,vision, life insurance, a retirement/401(K) plan with profit sharing, paid holidays, and paid time off including birthday leave. 
Position Summary:

The Soft-Count Inspector will assume all soft-count duties and other duties as assigned by his supervisor.  The Soft-Count Inspector will assist with monitoring, investigation, enforcement and protection of casino assets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Oversees and is present for all soft-count duties until count is completed or inspector is properly relieved.
  2. Observes the count procedures to ensure compliance with the Compact and tribal and state procedures.
  3. Knowledgeable in the system of Internal Controls for the Emerald Queen Casino and the Tribal/State Compact, Appendix A.
  4. Coordinates communication between soft-count Agent and the Lead Agent.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Qualifications and Requirements

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.

Education and/or Experience

Must have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Some knowledge of computer software applications (word processing, Excel spreadsheets) is desirable.

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability

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

Licenses or Certificates

Must pass criminal, financial, and personal background check before employment and periodically during employment.

Must be able to maintain appropriate gaming license as may be required by position.


Physical Demands

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.

  • Requires the ability to operate a typewriter, personal computer, multi-line telephone, calculator, facsimile and photocopier.
  • Requires the ability to read, write, communicate, and interpret information accurately in English.
  • Requires the ability to concentrate and consistently produce accurate work.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand; sit; talk or hear and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee occasionally is required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and peripheral vision.


H o w  T o   A p p l y:

Apply online at or visit the Puyallup Tribe’s website at

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4.            Native Hiring Preference – If selecting a native category (native, spouse, descendant), send in the appropriate documentation. If you have any questions about the hiring preference policy or what document to send in, contact us.

5.            Provide 3+ references. We cannot obtain references from direct family members (parents, grandparents, siblings, or children). One reference must be a recent past or present supervisor. We prefer the rest of your references to include co-workers, subordinates, or other supervisors, but we can accept a personal reference from someone who is familiar with your work ethic, skills/abilities, and attendance.

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8.            After you submit your application, you will receive an email confirmation. If you do not receive an email, please call contact Human Resources to confirm receipt.


If you have any questions about the online application, please call (253) 573-7863

or email

Native American preference applies and job placements are given on a competitive basis, using job related factors.  Because of the large number of applications received and limited job positions, your application will not guarantee employment.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 3009 Portland Ave E, Tacoma, WA 98404, USA