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

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.

Retail Store Manager (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Seneca One Stop-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $20.95

Job Description

Responsible for overseeing and ensuring the proper daily operation of the Seneca One Stop convenience store. This includes the areas of: product ordering/receiving/storage and sales; all daily and monthly accounting procedures; banking and deposits; human resources, employee training and supervision. Reporting to the Store Manager are the Shift Leaders and Retail Associates.

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent (Associates degree in business management, retail, marketing, or accounting preferred). Must have a minimum of two years supervisory experience, preferably in a retail setting. Must be computer proficient in math, and must have strong verbal and written communication skills. Must possess adequate computer skills and able to operate the current P.O.S. register system and inventory back office software. A combination of education and experience will be considered. Seneca Preference for qualified applicants.

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.

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.

Head Start Teacher Asst II (2FT)

Position is open until filled
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $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. 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.

After Hour Tutor (1PT)

Position is open until filled
Education 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.

Head Cook (1FT)

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

Job Description

Prepare all meals (breakfast, lunch and snacks) for the Early Childhood Learning Center based on CACFP guidelines, Head Start Standards and Environmental Health Standards. Maintain records, menus and counts.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent with at least 2 years of food service or meal preparation experience. Knowledge of kitchen sanitation. Must be physically fit and able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds. Supervisory skills a must. 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.

JOM Teacher (1FT)

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

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 successfully completion of formal schooling and community needs.

Qualifications

Bachelors in Education, NYS teaching certification preferred. 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.

Lifeguards (6FT/SEASONAL)

Position is open until filled
Allegany Community Center-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $10.25

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
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.

Teaching Assistant (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Seneca Arts & Learning Center-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $11.08

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.

Peer Recovery Guide (2FT)

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

Job Description

Peer Recovery Guide will guide direct services to community members struggling with heroin/opioid addiction, and any other substances. Incumbent will promote recovery and aid individuals with overwhelming 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 process; 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 flexile 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.

Administrative Asst (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.

QI/UR/IPC RN Manager

Applications due by:
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.

Activity Aides (2FT)

Applications due by:
Buffalo Native Resource Center Buffalo, 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 (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
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.

Child & Family Administrative Assistant

Applications due by:
Cattaraugus
Salary: Grade 6

Job Description

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

Qualifications

High School/Equivalent, two-year degree in Office Management/Business Administration or related field. Three years work experience. Must be computer proficient in word processing and spreadsheet applications.

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.

Sales Associate (1FT/PERM)

Position is open until filled
WGWE Radio Station-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $9 + 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.

RN/CDE

Applications due by:
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.

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.