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

Certified Diabetes Educator - 1 FT

Position is open until filled
Irving, NY
Salary: Negotiable based on education and experience

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

Bachelor’s degree, Certified Diabetes Educator, or NYS Registered Nurse required. Minimum of 2 years experience. Must be computer literate and possess the communicational and organizational skills necessary to perform job duties as required.

Submit applications/resume to:
Health Systems Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 500
Phone
(716) 945-5894 x3207
Fax
(716) 945-5889
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Fleet Mechanic (1FT/PERM)

Position is open until filled
D.P.W.-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $16.45

Job Description

Performs vehicle fleet maintenance and repairs for various departments within the government of the Seneca Nation. Assists in all types of maintenance as required by department head. Maintains fleet maintenance information for timely preventative maintenance.

Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in Automotive Maintenance or related field. Minimum of three years experience in auto mechanics at a certified service station or other experience in fleet maintenance. Ability to work independently. Must be physically fit and possess a valid NYS driver’s license and be at least 21 years of age. 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 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

After Hour Tutor/Split (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.

Math Academic Assistance Team Member

Position is open until filled
AmeriCorps Program Irving, NY

Job Description

Under the direction of the AmeriCorps Program Manager and the Seneca Nation Education Department-Cattaraugus, the member will serve in providing academic assistance in native students in grades K-8 to improve math scores. Team members are assigned to serve in one of the Elementary or Middle School Sites at Gowanda, Lake Shore, or Silver Creek School Districts, The member will assist students in a one-on-one or a small group basis, inside or outside of the regular classroom, with math strategies and model appropriate behavior and provide resources to assist each student to thrive in their educational environment. Members will encourage students to explore and learn more about current and future existing careers that are available in the STEM sphere. The Member will also serve as a volunteer with the Seneca Nation Emergency management department in the event of a natural disaster.

Qualifications

Must have obtained or currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Early Childhood, Psychology or any other human services field course of study. Must be a US citizen, national or lawful permanent resident. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Organized aptitude to manage details efficiently and effectively serving native students. Computer proficient including MS Word and Excel. Flexibility, patience, tolerance, and willingness to learn new related skills in service to students.

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.

English/ELA Academic Assistance Team Member

Position is open until filled
AmeriCorps Program Irving, NY

Job Description

Under the direction of the AmeriCorps Program Manager and the Seneca Nation Education Department-Cattaraugus, the member will serve in providing academic assistance to native students in grades K-8 to improve ELA-Reading scores. Team Members are assigned to serve in one of the Elementary or Middle School Sites at Gowanda, Lake Shore, Silver Creek School Districts. The Member will assist students in a one-on-one or a small group basis, inside or outside of the regular classroom; with ELA strategies and model appropriate behavior and provide resources to assist each student to thrive in their school educational environment. Members will also promote ELA opportunities with all students. The Member will also serve as a volunteer with the Seneca Nation Emergency Management Department in the event of a natural disaster.

Qualifications

Must have obtained or currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Early Childhood, Psychology or any other human services field course of study. Must be a US Citizen, national or lawful permanent resident. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Organized aptitude to manage details efficiently and effectively serving native students.

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.

Math Academic Assistance Team Leader

Position is open until filled
AmeriCorps Program Irving, NY

Job Description

Under the direction of the AmeriCorps Program Manager and the Seneca Nation Education Department-Cattaraugus, the member will serve as a lead in providing academic assistance to native students in grades K-8 to improve math scores. The member will actively research, organize and implement evidence based math coaching methods and lead a team of academic coaches in serving students. The led member will also promote STEM opportunities with all students and serve as a volunteer with the Seneca Nation Emergency management department in the event of a natural disaster.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Education, Early Childhood Psychology or any other human services field course of study. Master's degree in Education is preferred. Must be a US citizen, national or lawful permanent resident. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Organized aptitude to manage details efficiently and effectively serving native students. Computer proficient including MS Word and Excel. Flexibility, patience, tolerance, and willingness to learn new related skills in service to students.

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.

Seneca Language, History & Culture Team

Position is open until filled
AmeriCorps Program Irving, NY

Job Description

Under the direction of the AmeriCorps Program Manager and the Seneca Nation Education Department-Cattaraugus, the member will serve in providing assistance to native students in grades K-8 in developing their knowledge of Seneca Language, History and Culture. The Member will develop creative ways to incorporate Seneca Language, History and Culture into Academic Assistance Team members daily work with the students. The Member will actively plan and participate in outreach activities and events promoting Seneca Language, History and Culture and also assist with the Seneca Nation Education Department's cultural activities and programs. The Member will also serve as a volunteer with the Seneca Nation Emergency Management Department in the event of a natural disaster.

Qualifications

High School Diploma. Some college is preferred. Knowledge of Seneca Language, History and Culture. Must be a US citizen, national or lawful permanent resident. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Organized aptitude to manage details efficiently and effectively serving native students and the community. Computer proficient including MS Word and Excel. Flexibility, patience, tolerance, and willingness to learn new related skills in service to students.

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.

English/ELA Academic Assistance Team Leader

Position is open until filled
AmeriCorps Program Irving, NY

Job Description

Under the direction of the AmeriCorps Program Manager and the Seneca Nation Education Department- Cattaraugus, the member will serve as a lead in providing academic assistance to native students in grades K-8 to improve ELA-Reading scores. The member will actively research, organize and implement evidence based ELA-Reading coaching methods and lead a team of academic coaches in serving students. The lead member will also promote ELA opportunities with all students and serve as a volunteer with the Seneca Nation Emergency Management Department in the event of a natural disaster.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Education, Early Childhood, Psychology or any other human services field course of study. Master's degree in Education preferred. Must be a US citizen, national or lawful permanent resident. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Organized aptitude to manage details efficiently and effectively serving native students. Computer proficient including MS Word and Excel. Flexibility, patience, tolerance, and willingness to learn new related skills in service to students.

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.

Emergency Management Team Member

Position is open until filled
AmeriCorps Program Irving, NY

Job Description

Under the direction of the AmeriCorps Program Manager and the Seneca Nation Education department-Cattaraugus, the member will assist the Seneca Nation Emergency Management Department with raising awareness and level of emergency preparedness in the community by: developing informational flyers, actively planning and implementing various outreach activities and events. Encourage community members to volunteer for various volunteer needs for the community.

Qualifications

High School Diploma. Some college is preferred. Must be a US citizen, national or lawful permanent resident. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Organized aptitude to manage details efficiently and effectively serving the Seneca community. Computer proficient including MS Word and Excel. Flexibility, patience, tolerance, and willingness to learn new related skills in service to students.

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.

Media Content Producer (1FT)

Applications due by:
Media & Communications Center Irving, NY
Salary: $18.84/hour

Job Description

Responsible for graphic design, photography, videography, audio recording, and writing for Seneca Media & Communications Center. Provides a variety of media services to Seneca Nation Departments and coverage of Seneca Nation events. This position collaborates closely with a team of experienced media and communications professionals to deliver high quality informative content via social media and other online platforms, printed publications, and other audio-visual media formats.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Media Production or related field; combined with three years of demonstrated experience in the operation and maintenance of audiovisual equipment along with experience in editing and producing audiovisual materials. Or Associates Degree in above fields and six years experience. Must have strong computer skills and high level of proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite. Must have strong oral and written communication skills. Must possess a NYS driver's license. Knowledge of Seneca customs, traditions, and practices helpful; ability to work in diverse cultural environment required. Must be able to work nights and weekends on occasion to cover events.

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

Teller (Level 1)

Applications due by:
Salamanca
Salary: $12.00

Job Description

Perform limited transactional duties to serve members by receiving or paying out funds with high degree of accuracy. Maintain accurate transactional records, providing basic cash receipt and payment services in accordance with credit union policies and procedures. Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Greet and welcome members to the credit union in a courteous, professional and timely manner, providing prompt, accurate, and efficient member transactions. 2. Receive share/checks and cash for deposit to accounts, verify amounts, examine share draft/checks for proper endorsement, and enter deposits into computer records. 3. Cash share drafts/checks and process withdrawals; pay out money after verification of signatures and member balances. 4. Maintain an up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge on all credit union products and services that are handled or promoted by tellers. Maintain an up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge on all related policies and procedures, rules and regulations for the teller are, including robbery procedures. 5. Promote, explain, and cross-sell other credit union services such as consumer loans, IRA’s, certificates, debit cards, on-line banking, and money orders. 6. Receive consumer loan, and other payments, and ensure the payments match balances due. Enter payments into computer. Generate member receipts. 7. Place hold on accounts for uncollected funds. 8. Count, check and package coins and currency. 9. Balance cash drawer at the end of the shift and compare totaled amounts to computer-generated proof sheet. Research and resolve discrepancies. Report any discrepancies to management. 10. Ensure that the teller station is properly stocked with forms, supplies, brochures, etc. 11. Report malfunctions of teller terminals and other equipment used at the teller station 12. Check night depository bags and record proper information according to credit union procedures. 13. Able to carry 20lbs.

Qualifications

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

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

AASP Program Assistant (1FT)

Applications due by:
Education 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 Native American students within the ares 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 in Human Services or related field with 2 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.

AASP Teacher (3FT)

Applications due by:
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 of formal schooling and community needs.

Qualifications

Bachelor's in Education, NYS teaching certification preferred. At least 2 years experience w/ 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.

Personal Recruiter

Applications due by:
Human Resources-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $18.84

Job Description

Seek out, interview and screen applicants to fill existing and future job openings and promote career opportunities within the organization. Coordinates and performs human resource generalist functions for the Seneca Nation with emphasis on recruitment. Provides administrative support to the department and SNI including planning, communications, and coordination of program. Maintains strict confidentiality of all personnel information in accordance with all applicable federal, state and SNI laws, rules, regulations, guidelines, etc.

Qualifications

Associate's Degree plus 2-4 years experience in personnel management or related field. Must be HRCI trained or be willing to attend training. Must have through working knowledge of SNI Human Resources Employee Handbook. 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 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235

Clinical Services Supervisor (1 FT)

Position is open until filled
Irving and Salamanca, NY
Salary: $ 23.30

Job Description

The Clinical Services Supervisor (LCSW) is responsible for daily service integration and quality of clinical and case management services provided by the Behavioral, HOPE, and Child & Family services departments. The incumbent will actively support and implements a strengths-based, culturally competent, client-centered approach to working with eligible individuals. Provides clinical supervision of Medical Social Workers, Child Welfare Social Workers and Mental Health Counselors. Reports directly to the Director of Behavioral Health.

Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field from an accredited school. Must have current New York State licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). 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.

Submit applications/resume to:
Health Systems Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 500
Phone
(716) 945-5894 x3207
Fax
(716) 945-5889
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

General Manager

Position is open until filled
Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course
Salary: TBD

Job Description

Manage and direct overall operational and fiscal performance of the golf, restaurant and maintenance operations in compliance with KemperSports policies and procedures. Develop and implement exceptional guest service standards in all related departments. The General Manager will execute a detailed operations plan and support of an extensive marketing and public relations plan. The position requires the need for an experienced high end daily fee manager who has a proven track record in these types of operations and displays exceptional leadership qualities.

Qualifications

College degree preferred. 5 years applicable management experience, emphasis in resorts or high end daily fee club operations required. Demonstrated and proven experience in budget development, fiscal management, strategic planning, and staff management. Experienced in creating successful programming which is designed to maximize the guest experience as well as existing and potential revenue opportunities. Demonstrated written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including evenings/weekends. Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.

Special Requirements

Oversee and direct all key functional support leaders, including: the Superintendent, the Golf Professionals, the Chefs, the Sales and Marketing Director, the Club Controller/Human Resource Manager, and the applicable support staff. Ability to develop and execute a successful marketing plan which significantly enhances all major revenue generating opportunities as well as incremental revenue potential. Coordinate all sales and marketing tactics and strategies with sales and marketing director. This position will require a person with strong verbal and non-verbal communications and will be the main contact with client representatives. Monitor and evaluate financial performance relative to budget goals and objectives as indicated in the annual budgeting process as well as analysis of key performance indicators. Ability to proactively generate systematic action plans and hold applicable staff members accountable for the proper execution of improvement strategies. Coordinate accounting operations with KemperSports home office, including the necessary financial reporting, operational expenses and payroll records. Direct, coordinate and monitor the development of the golf operations and restaurants annual business plan, marketing plan and operating budget. Develop and communicate recommendations for a capital improvement strategy, along with ROI analysis, which will enhance the guest experience and generate additional revenue opportunities. Analyze and evaluate operations to determine productivity efficiencies vs. budgeted standards. Review and approve financial expenditures and transactions relative to operations, services, and facilities/equipment within and according to established guidelines and procedures. Insure the quality of guest service activities in all departments. Formulate general plans and oversee their implementation towards achieving guest service excellence at a destination resort. Provide inspirational leadership, direction, supervision, and guidance to all staff members in accord with KemperSports culture and mission statement to promote positive employee morale and performance standards.

Submit applications/resume to:
Mark Hoesing
4560 Creek Road
Lewiston, NY 14092
Phone
(716) 754-2424
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Assistant Golf Professional - Seasonal

Position is open until filled
Lewiston, NY
Salary: TBD

Job Description

The Assistant Golf Pro assists the Head Golf Professional with all golf shop activities and outside services operations and is responsible for ensuring that guests receive outstanding customer service, which meets or exceeds their expectations. The Assistant Golf Pro is instrumental in organizing and implementing golf events, tournaments, outings, leagues, retail merchandising, teaching clinics and other golf programs designed to improve the Club’s products and services as well as its competitive position in the marketplace.

Qualifications

PGA apprentice or better, preferred. Minimum 3 years of experience in the golf industry required. Demonstrated experience and capability in the areas of tournament operations, retailing, marketing, and/or sales, customer service, and guest relations required. Demonstrated quality written, verbal, interpersonal communication skills. Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights/weekends. Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.

Submit applications/resume to:
Mark Hoesing
4560 Creek Road
Lewiston, NY 14092
Phone
(716) 754-2424
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.