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Financial Licensing Specialist

Recruitment #21-002587-0057


The Maryland Lottery is an agency of the Maryland government. Its games include Mega Millions, Powerball, Multi-Match, Keno, Bonus Match 5, and numerous scratch tickets. The Maryland Lottery is headquartered in Suite 330 at 1800 Washington Boulevard, in Montgomery Business Park.




Montgomery Park Business Center 

1800 Washington Boulevard Ste. 330 

Baltimore, Maryland 21230

Main Purpose of Job

This position will be responsible for investigations leading to the determination of the financial, regulatory and overall due diligence considerations for Casino operators, fantasy competition operators, manufacturers, their officers, directors, employees, and other designated persons to determine license suitability. This position will support the enforcement programs implemented to enhance the role of the division. The individual will uphold the required compliance mandated by the Licensing Division to maintain the integrity of the position and the division.


Perform in-depth examination, evaluation, and investigation of all applications to provide assurance that applicants meet financial suitability requirements as established by law;

Conduct interviews of applicants, witnesses, and other relevant parties to corroborate information on applications;

Examine and analyze financial documents, accounting records, bank statements, computer records, business records, public documents, and other relevant records;

Prepare detailed reports, charts, graphs, and other relevant material for use in presentations to interested persons and/or groups;

Possesses and maintains a working knowledge of Maryland Gaming Laws, COMAR and Division policies that govern the investigation of an Applicant’s licensure;

Maintain each case file and documentation within the eLicensing database;

Provides constituents, businesses, customers, and stakeholders with services in accordance with the State of Maryland Customer Service Promise.


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 for one year of 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, procedure 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.



Experience in the analysis of corporate and individual income tax returns to detect potentially inconsistent, inaccurate and fraudulent information;

Experience in the analysis of corporate finances to determine the financial stability and suitability per COMAR regulations;

Strong analytical skills that involve review of financial documents, accounting records, bank statements, business records, public records, tax records that determine the financial suitability of an applicant and,  

Strong technical writing skills.


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


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 assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


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, applicants may submit a paper application and direct any inquiries to:

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Agency

Attn: Tyrice Gorham

1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 330 Baltimore, MD 21230

Office: 410-230-8840 or email:


TTY Users: Call via Maryland Relay


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