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

AASP/JOM Teacher (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Irving, N.Y.
Salary: $18.84

Job Description

Provide academic assistance to Native American students by referral of department staff, school personnel, Title VII staff, or parents. Assist with activities developed referred students in re-teaching core concepts, study skills, homework skills and completion, test taking skills, and any other services required for their successful completion of formal schooling and community needs.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Education, NYS Teaching Certification preferred. At least two (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 five (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.

Clinical Services Supervisor

Position is open until filled
Cattaraugus & Allegany
Salary: Grade 13

Job Description

The Clinical Services Supervisor is responsible for daily service integration and quality of clinical and case management services provided by the Behavioral Health department. The incumbent will actively support and implement a strengths-based, culturally competent, client-centered approach to working with eligible individuals. Provides clinical and administrative supervision of behavioral health treatment providers and behavioral health case managers as well as clinical supervision/consultation to the substance use disorders and transition care management teams. Reports directly to the Director of Behavioral Health.

Qualifications

Masters Degree in Social Work or related field from an accredited school. Must have current unrestricted New York State licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with R privilege (or eligible) or Licensed Clinical Psychologist. A minimum of five (5) years experience in a counseling capacity is mandatory. Must have at least three (3) years supervisory experience with clinical supervision. Highly organized with the ability to understand and provide feedback on budgetary expenditures. Ability to work with diverse staff. (This position is not intended to be all-inclusive, but to give a general outline of duties to be performed.)

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.

Exercise Specialist

Position is open until filled
Allegany & Cattaraugus
Salary: Grade 9

Job Description

Work will be found in health promotion and fitness development in an ambulatory care setting. Implementation of exercise prescription for health related fitness will be a strong emphasis of the position. Duties to include client screening and fitness assessment following ACSM Guidelines.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science Program, Masters Degree preferred. Must be CPR certified, Fist Aid Certification desirable. Ability to perform EKG testing and interpretation. Skill in stress testing desirable. Must be knowledgeable in the basic aspects of the acute and chronic effects of exercise on all major organ systems and the basic prescription of exercise.

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.

Lead Head Start Teacher (1FT)

Position is open until filled
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $16.93/hour

Job Description

Teacher will be responsible for overall classroom operation. Develop a working knowledge about Head Start Performance Standards, 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

Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education with 2-4 years experience as a Teaching Assistant in an Early Childhood setting. Must demonstrate written, verbal, formal, and non-formal communication skills as well as basic computer 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.

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.

Food Service Helper (1FT)

Position is open until filled
AOA Irving, NY
Salary: $9.95/hour

Job Description

Incumbent is responsible for assisting in all phases of meal preparation, service and clean-up on a daily basis. Works under the direct supervision of the Head Cook.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or Equivalent. A minimum of two years in food preparation experience. Must possess knowledge of kitchen sanitation. Must be physically fit and able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds. Must be at least 25 years old and have a valid NYS drivers license.

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.

Building Superintendent (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Housing Authority Irving, NY
Salary: $13.68-19.16/hour

Job Description

The Building Superintendent of an elderly housing complex has the overall responsibility to perform all maintenance and janitorial duties for the entire building. This includes but is not limited to the following; plumbing, electrical, painting, drywall repair, ground keeping, weatherization, mechanical, janitorial and housekeeping duties. Will work in cooperation with the Maintenance Supervisor and Tenant Manager in order to deliver a cohesive service to residents. This may include proper communication and the sharing of the responsibilities regarding preventative maintenance and tenant services. The duties outlined in this description are done under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor and in cooperation of other maintenance and administrative employees,

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Three years related experience. Experience in sanitation operations a must and be willing to work flexible hours if required. Must be physically fit. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen in accordance with the Drug, Alcohol, and Controlled Substance Abuse Policy. Background clearance may be 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.

Inspector (1FT/PERM)

Position is open until filled
Planning-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $18.84

Job Description

Represents the Engineering Division as the on-site project inspector for construction projects. Ensures that construction projects are completed in accordance with project plans and specifications by performing inspections, keeping appropriate records, coordinating project activities, and attending meetings with contractors.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field, and one year of relevant experience as a project inspector on commercial or municipal construction projects; or three years experience in commercial building trades with a minimum responsibility of foreman; or five years experience in residential building trades with a minimum responsibility of foreman. Must be computer literate in Microsoft program software; have excellent verbal and written communication skills; and a valid New York State driver’s license with a good driving record. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens. Native Preference.

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.

Program Assistant (1FT)

Applications due by:
Education Dept. Buffalo, NY
Salary: $15.22/hour

Job Description

Provides the AASP assistance through organizing topic-specific programming, monitoring the receipt of documentation, and general information to Ntive American students within the areas of academic assistance. Provides administrative support to the program through the processing of service applications and information requests. Assumes supervisory duties for Assistant Director for K-12 Education absence. Reports directly to Assistant Director for K-12 Education.

Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in Human Services or related field with two years’ experience involving planning, support or delivery of services to a Native American Community. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, or related field preferred. Must be computer proficient in data processing, spreadsheet applications, and PowerPoint. Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills.

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.

Family Counselor II

Applications due by:
Cattaraugus
Salary: Grade 11

Job Description

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Behavioral Health, the incumbent provides counseling in all aspects of family dysfunction. Reports directly to Associate Director of Behavioral Health.

Qualifications

NYS Certified Social Worker, NYS Licensed Psychologist, Psychiatric RN, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor or NYS Licensed Psychiatrist. Five years supervised working 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.

Dental Assistant I

Applications due by:
Cattaraugus
Salary: Grade 5

Job Description

Under the direction of the Clinical Dental Officer, the incumbent assists the Dentist during examination and treatment of patient and performs other supportive functions. Reports directly to Clinical Dental Officer.

Qualifications

Certified Dental Assistant or high school graduate with a minimum of 2 years hands on experience as a Dental Assistant. Computer skills desirable.

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.

QI/UR/IPC RN Manager

Position is open until filled
Allegany- LRJ
Salary: Neg.

Job Description

Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, the Quality Improvement/Utilization Review/Improving Patient Care Registered Nurse Manager (QI/UR/IPC RN Manager) will help to establish and coordinate programs for quality improvement and utilization review in both CIR and LRJ health centers that will ensure that the best evidence-based medical practices are in place, in accordance with the IPC goals and SNHS policies.

Qualifications

Bachelor's of Science in Nursing with current NYS RN license. Requires 5 years RN Clinical experience. 5 years experience in a supervisory capacity. Must have 5+ years experience and or training in Quality assurance, quality improvement , utilization review, or patient- centered medical home/IPC. Knowledge of IHS standards and practices is a must.

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.

Arena Manager (1FT Seasonal)

Applications due by:
Community Center Irving, NY
Salary: $18.84/hour

Job Description

The Arena Manager is responsible for overseeing the seasonal ice facility including scheduling, safety, fiscal health and customer satisfaction. The Arena Manager will work closely with the Director to the facility and Building Maintenance. The Arena Manager is required to invest the time necessary to ensure quality rink management and ensure that established benchmarks and goals are achieved. It is essential to be regularly available during standard business hours as well as nights and weekends.

Qualifications

Business or related degree and or two years Arena operations experience preferred. Technical certification in Basic refrigeration and ice maintenance and equipment operations an asset. Personnel management, including hiring, supervision of at least one year evaluation and training experience. Must have the ability to work independently with strong self-motivation and effective time management skills. Must have a willingness to perform other duties, work irregular hours and assume added responsibilities as needed. Ability to attract new and communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with user groups. Must be proficient in using the latest versions of Microsoft, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email. Must be committed to providing excellent customer service and lead staff by example.

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.

Secretary II (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Lease Administration-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $11.08

Job Description

Provides a variety of clerical duties to expedite work flow of the department. Provides administrative support to the department such as flow of communication, correspondence, record keeping and budget monitoring.

Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in Secretarial Science or Office Management. Two years secretarial experience. Must be computer proficient in word processing and spreadsheet applications. Knowledge of Accounting and Bookkeeping necessary.

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/TEMP)

Position is open until filled
A.O.A.-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $12.31

Job Description

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

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Must have a Commercial Driver License with passenger endorsement and at least 21 years of age with one year experience driving. Possess knowledge of vehicle maintenance and it’s 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.

Teacher Assistant (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Seneca Arts & Learning Center-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $12.31

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 (1) year previous experience in Early Childhood program or willingness to enroll in such courses. Knowledge of Seneca Culture preferred. 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.

Respite Care Provider (1FT)

Applications due by:
AOA Irving, NY
Salary: $12.31/hour

Job Description

Incumbent is responsible for providing supervision, companionship and or personal care to disabled and or elderly individuals. Responsible for relieving the caregiver of disabled or elderly person or their legal dependents. Reports directly to Senior Support Specialist.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Certification in HCA and a minimum of two years experience. Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Must have reliable transportation. Must be able to work flexible hours.

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.

Recreation Supervisor (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Allegany Community Center-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $15.22

Job Description

Assists the ACC Director with the implementation of the goals and objectives established for the Recreation Department. Performs office clerical duties, records and monitors budget expenditures, bookkeeping duties. Supervises staff in the absence of Director.

Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in Office Management/Business Administration or related field or three years work experience in a successful administrative capacity. Must be computer proficient and must have excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills. Valid NYS Driver’s license with good driving record a must. Must 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.

Ophthalmic Technician

Applications due by:
Cattaraugus
Salary: Grade 8

Job Description

As an Ophthalmic Technician, you’ll assist the Optician, Optometrist and/or Ophthalmologist, in providing medical eye care. These professionals specialize in the medical and surgical treatment of eye disorders, vision measurements for glasses and contact lenses, eye muscle exercises and the prevention of blindness.

Qualifications

Minimum of Associates Degree in Applied Science. Certification as Ophthalmic Technician or New York State licensed Ophthalmic Technician preferred. Minimum of two (2) years experience in an optometric or ophthalmology practice. Competency preferred in Logician EMR and Centricity computer programs. Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel a must. Must be willing to obtain New York State Optician training permit.

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.

Lifeguard (1PT)

Applications due by:
Community Center Irving, NY
Salary: $10.25/hour

Job Description

Responsible for the safety of people using the swimming pool including children’s wading pool. Insures rescue equipment is in proper location at pool sights

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Active students will be considered. Must provide current proof of lifeguard, First Aid and CPR certification. Must be physically fit. Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends. Must 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
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.

RN/CDE

Position is open until filled
Cattaraugus
Salary: Grade 10

Job Description

Under the direction of the Diabetes Grant Administrator, the incumbent will work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team and will actively plan and participate in providing diabetes education, based on established ADA certified teaching program. Assesses plans, develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates the diabetes education for all health center patients. Utilizes current research related to diabetes mellitus.

Qualifications

Licensed Registered Professional Nurse in NYS, with active/current certification as a Diabetes Educator from the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educator.

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.

Chief Operating Officer

Position is open until filled
Cattaraugus & Allegany
Salary: Neg.

Job Description

The Chief Medical Officer (COO) is an executive position reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the SNHS. The incumbent in this role assumes supervisory authority and accountability for the organizational division comprised of SNHS internal support and resource functions including Human Resources, Facilities, Health Information Management (HIM), Tribal Health Planning, Information Technology (IT), and Finance departments operating on both Cattaraugus and Allegany territories. The COO also contributes directly to the formulation, implementation, and measurement of SNHS strategic plan and operational goals, and maintains oversight for budgetary resources allotted to the division.

Qualifications

MHA/MBA/MS/MPH or other related graduate degree; and five (5) years of experience in public health, community health services, clinical/hospital services, or a related field with an emphasis on service or operational coordination, with at least three (3) years of executive supervisory 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.

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.