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

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.

Teaching Assistant (1PT)

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.

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.

Planner Outreach Coordinator (1FT/PERM)

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

Job Description

Assist with the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of the Recreation Department’s goals and objectives. Responsible for networking with other agencies and providing outreach and information to the Reservation Community.

Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in Physical Education or related field plus one year experience in working with a service agency or a combination of education and experience to the aforementioned. Must be at least 25 years old and have a valid NYS driver’s license. 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.

Apprentice I (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Language-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $12.31

Job Description

To achieve Level I proficiency in conversational Seneca. Conversational Apprentice I. Incumbent will participate in a foundation course of the Seneca language, with an emphasis on conservation. This introductory program position allows the participant to determine which departmental role he or she will play in the future. An Apprentice I will receive lessons and workshops on Seneca language, culture, and history. This position will also participate in teaching training. In order to help the Apprentice I determine his or her role, they will interact with early childhood classes at the Seneca Arts & Learning Center, participate in community language and culture programming, assist the Seneca Nation’s efforts to incorporate the Seneca language within its departments, and take part in the development of various multimedia Seneca language tools for use by the greater Seneca learning community.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Preference will be given to individual who is willing to work towards Level II proficiency Seneca Language and knowledge of Seneca Culture. NYS Driver’s License with clean record and reliable transportation. Some evening 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.

Clinical Software Application Specialist

Applications due by:
Irivng, NY
Salary: Grade 9

Job Description

Responsible for development, planning and ongoing support of existing and planned multi-service clinical software applications. Provides system analysis and ongoing support of clinical software applications; troubleshoots problems and provides software training services.

Qualifications

Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Applications with 3 years’ experience, or a combination of equivalent education and experience to demonstrate the proficiency level required to perform the essential duties. Experience in clinical applications support with a preference to experience with Centricity, Quest interface, QuicDoc, Eagle Soft, Kryptic, and/or MidMark applications. Knowledge of medical terminology, medical records, IHS facility workings and experience in project management a plus.

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.

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.

Activities Leader (1PT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Area Office of Aging/A.O.A.-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $12.31

Job Description

Develop and conduct leisure activities for senior center participants. Supervise those helping with activities. Accompany clients to doctor or dental appointments.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent plus up to one year of experience conducting recreational activities for the elderly. Applicants age 55 and over preferred. Must possess a valid NYS driver’s license with reliable transportation.

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.

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.

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. 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 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.

AASP Teacher (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Education Buffalo, 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

Bachelor's Degree 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.

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.

Teacher Assistant (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Head Start 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. 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.

Project Assistant (1FT)

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

Job Description

Responsible to successfully develop and coordinate all components of Seneca Nation Agriculture Department projects, programs, policies, initiatives, events and activities. Project Coordinator is responsible for all research associated with SNAC initiatives, such as: gathering information, getting price quotes, locating resources, in order to draft project plans and implement them.

Qualifications

First-hand, working knowledge and experience of indigenous agriculture practices preferred. Associate's Degree in Science, or other related field and two years agriculture experience, preferred. Demonstrates fluency and working knowledge of experience in Indigenous Agriculture practices is preferred. Two years of Agriculture experience and two years of managerial experience may substitute for the Bachelor's degree. Excellent supervisory and interpersonal skills, with the ability to deal with a wide variety of individuals. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficiency with reading and understanding financial statements, budgets and operational plans. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Available to work weekend and evening hours, where applicable. Project Coordinator may be required to travel locally and regionally .

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.

Cleaner (1FT, 1PT)

Position is open until filled
ECLC/Facilities Irving, NY
Salary: $11.22/hour

Job Description

Under the direction of the Facilities/Transportation Manager, the cleaner is responsible for the cleaning of designated areas.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Experience in general cleaning is helpful. Must be physically fit with the ability to lift approximately 40 lbs. Must be able to work flexible hours, split shifts and weekends. 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.

Lifeguard (3PT)

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 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.

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.