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

Head Start Education Specialist (1FT)

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

Job Description

Candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the education component in the program. Working cooperatively with other component coordinators, the Education Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that children are provided with an appropriate learning environment and opportunities that will help them develop physically, socially, cognitively and emotionally. Parents are to be supported in their role as the child's primary teacher. Duties include both the Cattaraugus and Allegany sites.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and a New York State Teaching License is required. Two to five years experience in a regular classroom or in a pre-school setting. Proof of experience in writing educational curriculum for pre-school age children. Background Clearance required. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens. Preferred Qualifications: Five years of experience in the pre-school/Head Start field, Masters Degree in Early Childhood, knowledge of the Federal Head Start Performance Standards, and knowledge of Seneca Culture.

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.

Teaching 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.

Wellness Coordinator (2FT)

Applications due by:
Community Center Irving, NY
Salary: $15.22/hour

Job Description

Responsible for the development, administration, supervision, and evaluation of all Fitness and Wellness programs. Organize and oversee fitness and wellness events.

Qualifications

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education or related field. Must be able to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with staff, lay leaders and the general public. Personal and/or fitness trainer certification. First Aid, CPR & AED certification. 3-5 years experience in wellness program administration or related field.

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.

Seasonal Lifeguard (4FT Temp)

Position is open until filled
Community Center Irving, NY
Salary: $10.25/hour

Job Description

Responsible for the safety of people using the swimming pool including children's wading pools. Insures rescue equipment is in proper location at pool sights. Responsible for upkeep on pool deck as well as locker rooms.

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.

Administrative Assistant (1FT)

Applications due by:
Buffalo Native Resource Center Buffalo, NY
Salary: $13.68/hour

Job Description

Provides administrative support to free the attention of the supervisor. Assist in the development of departmental procedures. Serves as liaison between staff and supervisor/dept head. Performance objectives include planning, research, communication, project coordination, record keeping, inventory management and budgeting.

Qualifications

Associate’s degree in Office Management/Business Administration or related field. Three years related work experience. Must be computer proficient in word processing and spreadsheet applications. Accounting and Bookkeeping necessary. Must be able to pass a background/criminal history clearance as mandated by Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act, if applicable.

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.

ACC Assistant Director (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Allegany Community Center-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $20.95

Job Description

Assist in financial management for all Community Center administration and services. Responsible for marketing and advertising needs of Community Center. Promote teamwork and a harmonious work environment. Ensure excellent customer service to the Seneca community.

Qualifications

Bachelor in Business Administration with three to five years related experience. Experience in Community Center/Sports Arena management is a plus. Must possess excellent communication skills and be proficient in worked processing and business related computer applications. Must pass 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.

Head Start Teacher Assistant (1FT)

Position is open until filled
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $12.31-13.68/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

Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education and previous experience in Early Childhood. Knowledge of Seneca Culture preferred.

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.

Conservation Officer (1FT)

Applications due by:
Conservation Irving, NY
Salary: $16.45/hour

Job Description

Conservation Officers have the responsibility for the protection of people, lands, wildlife and natural resources of the Seneca Nation of Indians Territories. Officers must protect the land from exploitation, destruction and/or neglect. He/she will enforce the Seneca Nation Conservation and Environmental laws, codes and ordinances. Conducts patrols and periodic checks for conservation/hunting/trapping and fishing violations. Issue citations to violators; confiscate equipment and vehicles as appropriate. This is a position of civic responsibility demanding high moral character, sound judgment and self-reliance.

Qualifications

Candidates must be at least 21 years of age. High school graduate or possess GED. Candidate will be subject to a complete background investigation with no felony convictions. Candidate must possess a valid New York State Driver's license with clean record for 3 years and must maintain valid license for entire term of service. Must be in excellent physical condition. Possess knowledge of firearm and firearm safety. Must have respect but no fear of animal handling. Must maintain confidentiality. Must maintain professional appearance and bearing. Must have flexible schedule and be willing to respond to calls 24 hours a days 7 days a week. Persons offered employment must also pass a comprehensive drug screening.

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.

Wellness Coordinator (1PT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Allegany Community Center-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $13.68

Job Description

Responsible for the development, administration, supervision, and evaluation of all Fitness and Wellness programs. Organize and oversee fitness and wellness events.

Qualifications

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education or related field. Must be able to establish and maintain harmonious working relationship with staff, lay leaders and the general public. Personal and/or fitness trainer certification. First Aid, CPR, & AED Certification. 3-5 years’ experience in wellness program administration or related field. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens. Background investigation in accordance with the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act.

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.

Immersion 1st Year Student (5FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Immersion
Salary: $12.31

Job Description

The Deadiwënöhsnye’s Gëjóhgwa’ Immersion 1st Year Student will be responsible for learning and developing their oral proficiency in Onöndowa’ga:’ Gawë:nö’ (Seneca Language) by following the Deadiwënöhsnye’s Gëjóhgwa’ Immersion Program Curriculum.

Qualifications

Must have strong passion and dedication for Onöndowa’ga:’ Gawë:nö’ as made evident through developing oral proficiency in the language and assisting others in doing the same. Strong organizational, time management, and study skills. Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently. Immersion has their own Admissions requirements that must first be completed to be considered for entrance into the program. All information concerning Deadiwënöhsnye’s Gëjóhgwa’ Admissions process and requirements can be found on their website at SENECAIMMERSIONGROUP.ORG.

Special Requirements

Deadiwënöhsnye’s Gëjóhgwa’, also known as the Onöndowa’ga:’ Gawë:nö’ Immersion Department, is seeking to hire highly motivated individuals who are interested in learning and speaking Onöndowa’ga:’ Gawë:nö’ as a 1st Year Student within our immersion program. We have our own Admissions requirements that must first be completed to be considered for entrance into the program. This means that the successful completion of the Deadiwënöhsnye’s Gëjóhgwa’ requirements must occur before one is able to go through the Seneca Nation application and hiring process. All information concerning Deadiwënöhsnye’s Gëjóhgwa’ Admissions process and requirements can be found on their website at senecaimmersiongroup.org.

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.

Cleaner (1PT)

Applications due by:
Communtiy Center Irving, NY
Salary: $11.22/hour

Job Description

Cleans and maintains buildings in a neat and orderly condition.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Experience in general cleaning is helpful. Must be physically fit. Must be able to work flexible hours. 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.

Livestock Coordinator Trainee (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Agriculture Dept., Irving, NY
Salary: $12.08/hour

Job Description

Responsible to care for and raise livestock (includes bison and elk, but not limited to), perform general labor duties and supervise Livestock Handlers. Duties may include feeding, watering, herding, grazing, castrating, branding, weighing, catching, and loading animals. Maintain records on animals; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist in birth deliveries; and administer medications, vaccinations, or insecticides as appropriate. May clean and maintain animal housing areas. May also be required to assist in preparing soil, planting, maintaining and harvesting crops, assist in heavy lifting, overall grounds keeping and miscellaneous odd jobs, as required. In addition, this position will include limited administrative responsibilities.

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent. Must be able to operate small hand tools and power tools. Must be experienced with driving a tractor and working with trailers. Should be mechanically inclined and possess some general large animal/livestock experience, farming knowledge and experience. Large animal handling, farming and maintenance experience preferred. Must be physically capable of lifting items weighing fifty pounds, or more; and be able to withstand working in harsh weather conditions. A valid NYS driver's license is required. Must be available to work flexible hours and weekends.

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.

Prevention/Aftercare Specialist

Applications due by:
Irving, NY
Salary: Grade 9

Job Description

Under the direction of the Addiction Manager, the incumbent provides community outreach, education & direct counseling services focused on substance abuse prevention & aftercare services.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field, with minimum of three years of supervised experience. Master’s degree and credentialed applicants will be preferred. Prior experience with conducting groups, developing community events & programs is strongly recommended. Maintain professional credentials or attain professional credentials within three years of employment.

Submit applications/resume to:
Health System 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.

After School Teaching Assistant (3PT)

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

Job Description

Assists the AASP/JOM Teacher to provide academic assistance to Native American students by referral of department staff, school personnel, Title VII staff, or parents. Assist the AASP/JOM Teacher 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 successfully completion of formal schooling and community needs.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED Certification: New York State Teaching Certificate or take measures to achieve certification within a year of hire. Must be able to function independently and as a team. Valid NYS Driver’s License. Requires background clearance in accordance with the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act. Position is subject to Background Check, 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.

GIS Technician (1FT)

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

Job Description

The senior staff GIS Analyst (GIS Technician II) is a High-Level technical position, and requires a minimum of five years experience with GIS technology. The senior staff GIS Analyst also designs, creates and modifies the government-based GIS software to best serve the needs of the Seneca Nation’s various departments and enterprises, as well as the larger community. The senior Staff GIS Analyst will be called upon to collect, compile, and maintain accurate data for GIS databases, using GPS, mapping research, and analytical skills. The senior staff GIS Analyst may also be tasked with the development and implementation of specific GIS tools to assist end users with daily mapping and analysis. The Senior Staff GIS Analyst shall also provide technical guidance to other GIS Professionals. Work is performed under supervision of GIS Division Manager.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in GIS or related field, plus 5-10 years relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Thorough knowledge of ESRI products, specifically the ArcGIS suite of software and extensions, including server technology, published services and building web mapping applications. Working knowledge of other GIS technologies and software. Professional certification a plus. • Knowledge of other disciplines as a result of working with various government departments and agencies on large projects. • Must be physically fit and possess a valid NYS driver’s license. • Knowledge of Seneca customs, traditions, and practices helpful; ability to work in diverse cultural environment required. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens. Native preference.

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.

Bus Driver (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Transportation/Education Irving, NY
Salary: $17.46/hour

Job Description

In accordance with SNI Personnel Policy, a Bus Driver will operate on a regular schedule, transporting children on scheduled runs. Assume responsibility for the safety of the passengers at all times.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Valid NYS driver's license. Must be 21 years of age and possess a CDL license with School Bus Endorsement. Must have a clean driving record. Must have excellent people skills and be able to deal with small children. Possess the ability to work as team member. Previous bus driving experience preferred. 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.

Activity Aide (2FT)

Position is open until filled
Community Center Irving, NY
Salary: $11.08/hour

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 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.

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.

After Hour Tutor (1PT)

Position is open until filled
Education Dept., Irving, NY
Salary: $20.95/hour

Job Description

Provide academic assistance to Native American students 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 years successful experience working with Native American students. 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.

Livestock Handler Trainee (3FT)

Position is open until filled
Agriculture Irving, NY
Salary: $9.56/hour

Job Description

Responsible to care for and raise livestock (includes bison and elk, but not limited to) and perform general labor duties. Duties may include feeding, watering, herding, grazing, castrating, branding, weighing, catching, and loading animals. May maintain records on animals ; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist in birth deliveries; and administer medications, vaccinations, or insecticides as appropriate. May clean and maintain animal housing areas. May also be required to assist in preparing soil, planting, maintaining and harvesting crops, assist with heavy lifting, overall grounds keeping and miscellaneous odd jobs, as required.

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent. Must be able to operate small hand tools and power tools. Mechanically inclined and possess some general large animal/livestock experience, farming knowledge and experience. Large animal handling, farming and maintenance experience preferred; and forklift operation experience a plus. Must by physically capable of lifting items weighing fifty pounds, or more; and be able to withstand working in harsh weather conditions. A valid NYS driver's license is required. Must be able and available to work flexible hours and weekends.

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 Assistant (2FT)

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 (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
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 Floater/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.

Health Information Manager (1 FT )

Position is open until filled
Irving and Salamanca, NY
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 System 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.