Employment Opportunities

The Seneca Nation of Indians has a diverse job market which includes employment opportunities at all three casinos Seneca Allegany, Seneca Niagara and Seneca Buffalo Creek, including opportunities within the Nation as well; positions range from maintenance and custodial to management and executive positions, as well as a number of positions that exist at Seneca Enterprises. The Nation's enterprises generate revenue that subsidizes their own payroll and overhead, as well as that of the other Seneca Nation departments and programs.

Please check back regularly for employment opportunities. If you have questions about employment opportunities at the Cattaraugus Territory, please contact the Seneca Nation at (716) 532-4900, for questions about employment opportunities at the Allegany Territory, please contact the Seneca Nation at (716) 945-1790.

SNI Employment Application (pdf)

Subsidiary job posting links:

Seneca Gaming Authority

Seneca Gaming Corporation

Seneca Gaming & Entertainment

Native Studies Teacher (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Education Dept. Irving, NY
Salary: $18.84/hour

Job Description

Provide students with a well-rounded education of the Haudenosaunee and neighboring Native Nations of the United States. The teacher will provide instruction about the history, culture, and contemporary everyday life and issues of these indigenous people. The development of curriculum maps and lesson plans will guide instruction and conform to all NYS standards associated with History courses.

Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in Education, NYS Teaching Certification. At least 2 years' experience with Native American students and knowledge of reservation community. Required to obtain master of education and professional certification to meet NYS teaching standards and requirements within 5 years.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438
Irving, NY 14081
Phone
(716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Facilities Manager (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Seneca One Stop Niagara Falls, NY
Salary: $16.00/hour

Job Description

Responsible for the maintenance needs of the Retail Division. This includes major project work involving electrical, plumbing, carpentry, roofing, and finish work. This individual is also responsible for the daily upkeep and maintenance of the facilities and grounds of the Seneca One Stop store. Must be able to perform preventive maintenance of mechanical systems and equipment. Will also perform minor repair duties as assigned. Reports directly to the Operations Manager.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or equivalent. minimum one-year experience in a retail/maintenance situation and two years supervisory experience. Must be willing to work flexible hours and weekends. Knowledge of basic electrical, plumbing, painting, roofing, and mechanical repairs needed. Must possess a valid NYS driver's license and be able to meet requirements to drive SNI vehicles.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438
Irving, NY 14081
Phone
(716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Teller (1PT)

Applications due by:
Irving, NY
Salary: TBD

Job Description

Perform limited transactional duties to serve members by receiving or paying out funds with high degree of accuracy. Maintain accurate transactional records, providing basic cash receipt and payment services in accordance with credit union policies and procedures. Floating position between the Irving and Salamanca Offices. Must be able to travel to Niagara Falls and Buffalo for membership sign-ups as well. See attached documents for Full Job Description and the SNIFCU employment application.

Full Description
Credit Union App.

Qualifications

High school diploma or GED plus two years of related experience, preferred cash handling experience, excellent mathematical ability, excellent interpersonal skills, accuracy, and become bondable. Position is subject to Background Check, Pre-Employment and Random Drug Screens. (This position description is not meant to be all inclusive but to give a general outline of duties to be performed.)

Submit applications/resume to:
Jordan Garrow
90 Ohi:yo Way
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-8510 x8915
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Seneca Language Teacher (2FT)

Position is open until filled
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $18.84/hour

Job Description

Facilitates the transition of the early childhood center and all its programs to a Seneca language immersion school by developing and implementing Seneca Language and culture goals, objectives, curriculum, and staff development consistent with best immersion practices. Will work with all caregivers and support staff center-wide.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Education field or equivalent proven education and experience. Demonstrated proficiency level of at least a 2 , as defined by Seneca Nation Education and Language Program; knowledge of Seneca culture, early childhood developmentally appropriate practices, language acquisition strategies, immersion strategies, and Montessori practices. Proven experience administering an early childhood educational program within the Seneca community.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438
Irving, NY 14081
Phone
(716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Peer Recovery Guide (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Seneca Strong Irving, NY
Salary: $12.31/hour

Job Description

Peer Recovery Guide will provide direct services to community members struggling with heroin/opioid addiction, and any other substances. Incumbent will promote recovery and aid individuals with overcoming barriers and obstacles to recovery. Will serve as a personal guide, and mentor for people seeking recovery. Serve as role models for recipients and educate recipients about self-help techniques and group probes; teach them effective coping strategies, sometimes based on personal experience; assist in clarifying goals for rehabilitation and recovery; and help them develop support systems. Peer Specialists model competence and the possibility of recovery, and assist recipients in developing the perspectives and skills that facilitate recovery.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or TASC Equivalency. Must have first-hand experience with addiction and recovery, an understanding of the substance abuse delivery system, a basic knowledge of and experience in self-help, coping skills and recovery. Able to work with individuals and groups, the ability to communicate effectively, and available to work a flexible schedule. Must maintain Strict Confidentiality and HIPPA Laws.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438
Irving, NY 14081
Phone
(716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Teacher Assistants (7FT)

Position is open until filled
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $12.31/hour

Job Description

Together with other members of the teaching team, provide a quality education program for children. Attend and complete all required appropriate program workshops and training. Obtain certificate in emergency first aid and CPR for appropriate age level, CPS reporting requirements, and serving children with special needs training.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent plus one year previous experience in Early Childhood program or willingness to enroll in such courses. Knowledge of Seneca Culture preferred. Background Clearance is required. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438
Irving, NY 14081
Phone
(716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Lead Teacher (6FT)

Position is open until filled
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $15.22/hour

Job Description

Teacher will be responsible for overall classroom operation. Develop a working knowledge of Department of Social Services licensing regulations, hold certificates in emergency first aid and CPR for appropriate age levels, know CPS reporting requirements, and how serving children with special needs. The Education Specialist, Teaching Assistants, and administrative staff will give support.

Qualifications

Must have Child Development Associate (CDA) or an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education. Must demonstrate written, verbal, formal, and non-formal communication skills as well as basic compute skills. Background Clearance required. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438
Irving, NY 14081
Phone
(716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Sales Associate (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
WGWE Radio Station-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $9.00+Commission

Job Description

Sells and services new and existing accounts for WGWE 105.9 FM. Performs sales and service functions for targeted markets and programs.

Qualifications

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Prior sales related experience and/or training beneficial but not required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel). Able to work with minimal supervision individually and as part of a team. Must have excellent relationship-building skills, as well as strong oral and written communication skills. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Significant local travel is required. Position requires the use of a reliable personal vehicle. Knowledge of Seneca customs, traditions, and practices helpful; ability to work in diverse cultural environment required.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Court Clerk (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Peacemaker's-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $16.93

Job Description

Assist the assigned court Judge in research, analysis and administrative functions on a daily basis. Gathers statistical data generated through court activities in order to advise and assist the Court Judge in carrying out appropriate administration of the Court.

Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in Legal studies and/or three (3) years experience in the legal field. Knowledge of the overall SNI Policies and Procedures. Legal terminology and dictation a must. Typing speed of 50 WPM, Notary preferred. Must be able to carry on the day-to-day operations of the Court in the absence of the Administrative Court Judge. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Radio Dispatcher (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Marshal's-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $11.08

Job Description

Answers telephone and receives complaints for dispatching to Marshal’s. Operates a two-way radio system to relay incoming complaints to the Marshal’s. Keeps logs of all calls and complaints.

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent. Excellent verbal communication skills, courteous and professional telephone personality. Must be able to operate a two-way radio unit. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Deputy Marshal (1PT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Marshal's-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $16.93

Job Description

Responsible for the enforcement of laws, codes and ordinances with the boundaries of the Seneca Territories. Will assist in the investigation of criminal and civil offenses and the apprehension of criminals. This is a position of civic responsibility demanding high moral character, sound judgement and self-reliance. Reports to the Chief Marshal on designated territory.

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent. Must have satisfactorily passed basic Police Officer training or be willing to attend class and successfully complete all requirements. Candidate must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid NYS driver’s license. Must be in excellent physical condition. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

CDL Driver (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
A.O.A.-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $12.31

Job Description

Operate a vehicle to transport participant's to various locations as required. Assist participants in boarding and leaving vehicles. Assist with any packages.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Must have CDL with passenger endorsements. Must be 21 years of age or older with one year experience driving. Possess knowledge of vehicle maintenance and its operation. Must be able to work flexible hours. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Curriculum Developer/Facilitator (1FT/PERM)

Position is open until filled
Language-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $20.95

Job Description

Will provide opportunities for proficiency in the Seneca Language using research based methods of immersion and media methods provided within the department. Cultural component requires this position to continue learning Seneca culture, life way's and history until mastery. The teacher component will continue to learn the Seneca language in addition to teaching others who are just coming into the program. The curriculum write component will facilitate the learning process in the adult immersion classroom. They will provide the necessary motivation and structure for the use of the immersion strategies and techniques developed.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field, with 5-10 years of related experience with demonstrated knowledge of the Seneca language and culture. Must have experience developing a curriculum. Preference will be given to individual who has level iii proficiency and working towards a level IV proficiency of Seneca language and demonstrable knowledge of Seneca culture. NYS Driver’s License with clean record. Some evenings and weekends required.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Teacher/Tutor (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Education-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $18.84

Job Description

Provide academic assistance to Native American students by referral of staff or parents with activities developed to assist these students in study skills, homework skills, and test taking skills.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Education, NYS Teaching Certification preferred. At least two (2) years successful experience working with Native American students with extensive knowledge of reservation community. Background Clearance required. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Addiction Counselor (1FT)

Applications due by:
LRJ
Salary: $18.84

Job Description

Responsible for counseling and motivating clients suffering from the abuse of alcohol and other addictions. Knowledgeable in the concepts related to; cultural medical, and social factors influencing the lives of persons suffering from addictions. Provide individual and group counseling, instruct clients and families as to programs such as AA, NA, GA, Al-Anon, and Alateen, etc.

Qualifications

Master's degree in education, Psychology, social Work, or related field with CASAC and/or four years experience in substance abuse counseling or graduate form a regionally accredited or NY State registered college with a Bachelors degree in sociology, psychology, education, or human services.

Submit applications/resume to:
Health Systems Human Resources Department
36 Thomas Indian School Drive
Phone
(716) 532-8223 x3214
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Facilities Manager

Applications due by:
Facilities Department Irving N.Y.
Salary: $23.30/hour

Job Description

The Facilities Manager is responsible for general maintenance of the Seneca Nation's facilities. Candidate must insure all systems meet performance specifications, including but not limited to, Seneca Nation and local guidelines.

Qualifications

Associate's degree (Preferred Bachelor's) in building maintenance and/or Journeyman papers for building and facilities maintenance with minimum five (5) years experience in construction and/or operations/maintenance fields or a combination of education and experience. Familiarity with applicable codes and ordinances as they relate to the vehicles and facility. Must be in good physical condition and possess good verbal and written communication skills, ability to work with community members. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens. Background clearance required.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438
Irving, NY 14081
Phone
(716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Medical Social Worker ( 1 FT Temp.)

Position is open until filled
Salamanca, NY
Salary: $20.95

Job Description

Conducts psychosocial assessment of patients and families upon patient self-referral, or CIRHC referral to medical social work. When assessment determines the need, provides crisis intervention or counsels patient/family on a short-term basis. Prioritizes needs, offers options and provides information and resources. Promotes self-help empowering patients and families to seek and maintain further treatment or assistance. Participates at micro, mezzo, and macro levels to ensure that an optimal level of care is provided to the population served by the CIRHC.

Qualifications

Masters degree from an accredited school of social work. Experience and credentials relevant to the health care industry. Member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and adheres to the NASW’s ethics, values, continuing education requirements, and practice guidelines (specific to medical social work).

Submit applications/resume to:
Health Systems Human Resources Department
36 Thomas Indian School Drive
Phone
(716) 532-8223 x3214
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Activity Aide I (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Allegany Community Center-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $11.41

Job Description

Conducts recreational activities at the Nation or area community facilities and coordinates participant involvement, assist supervisory personnel in planning and coordinating activities, demonstrations or other events.

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent. A minimum two (2) years related experience working with youth. Must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Possession of valid NYS driver’s license is preferred. Must be able to pass a background/criminal history clearance as mandated by Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Seneca Language & Culture Coordinator (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
S.A.L.C.-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $18.84

Job Description

Facilitates the transition of the early childhood center and all its programs to a Seneca language immersion school by developing and implementing Seneca language and culture goals, objectives, curriculum, and staff development consistent with best immersion practices. Will work with all caregivers and support staff center-wide.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Education field or equivalent proven education and experience. Demonstrated proficiency level of at least a 2, as defined by Seneca Nation Education and Language Program; knowledge of Seneca culture, early childhood developmentally appropriate practices, language acquisition strategies, immersion strategies, and Montessori practices. Proven experience administering an early childhood educational program within the Seneca community.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Food Service Helper (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
S.A.L.C.-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $9.95

Job Description

Responsible to assist the Head Cook in the daily operation of the food service program as it relates to the Head Start Performance Standards. CACFP guidelines, and Environmental Health standards in the Early Childhood Learning Center.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or Equivalent. A minimum one year in food preparation experience. Must possess knowledge of kitchen sanitation. Must be physically fit and able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Clinical Nurse LPN (2 FT)

Position is open until filled
Irving, NY

Job Description

Provides professional nursing care under supervision, for assigned patients in medical clinic, according to established standards and practices. Reports directly to Clinical Nurse Supervisor.

Qualifications

Completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing training program. Must have 6 months to 1 year of clinical nursing experience. Current New York State licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Submit applications/resume to:
Health Systems Human Resources Department
36 Thomas Indian School Drive
Phone
(716) 532-8223 x3214
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Health Information Manager (1 FT )

Position is open until filled
Irving and Salamanca
Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

Responsible for the overall operation of Health Information Management. Ensures the integrity of the electronic medical record, reviews documentation, oversees the coding process, and monitors HIPAA Privacy compliance throughout the health centers. Monitors the completion of referrals by obtaining reports from other healthcare entities. Oversees the release of information requests and monitors disclosures.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management or related field must have current certification as a credentialed HIM professional RHIT or RHIA, with at least three years’ experience in a health information department and must have at least three years supervisory experience. Must possess thorough knowledge of medical terminology, coding, documentation, medico-legal processes, anatomy and physiology, HIPAA and Privacy Act of 1974, and release of information. Must have two years’ experience with electronic medical record systems. Possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Possess thorough knowledge and experience of computer application software including electronic medical record programs and Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoints, and Publisher. Background check may also be required.

Submit applications/resume to:
Health Systems Human Resources Department
36 Thomas Indian School Drive
Phone
(716) 532-8223 x3214
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Clinical Nurse RN (3FT)

Position is open until filled
Irving, NY

Job Description

Provides professional care for assigned patients in medical clinic, according to established standards and practices. Reports directly to Clinical Nurse Supervisor.

Qualifications

Completion of an accredited Registered Nurse Program, current New York State license and 2 years of clinical nursing experience.

Submit applications/resume to:
Health Systems Human Resources Department
36 Thomas Indian School Drive
Phone
(716) 532-8223 x3214
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.