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

Afterschool Lead Teacher

Position is open until filled
Irving, N.Y.
Salary: $15.22

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

Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and One (1) year 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.

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

Clinical Nurse Supervisor

Position is open until filled
Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Health Center, Irving NY
Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

The incumbent will be responsible for the daily supervision of the nursing, laboratory, and medical office/scheduling staff, including all relative administration duties. Supervises and coordinates activities of staff under supervision to ensure that patients receive proper nursing care; laboratory services and that providers’ orders are executed. Coordinates, completes and integrates quality assurance, risk management and reporting duties to assure compliance with federal/state, JACHO, tribal and local health care regulations and guidelines.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, NY State R.N. License and minimum of two years nursing supervisory experience. Background related to quality improvement activities required. Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivated, knowledgeable; must be capable of learning, interpreting and applying regulatory agency specifications and changes for compliance.

Submit applications/resume to:
Catt. Health System HR Department
36 Thomas Indian School Drive
Irving, NY 14081
Phone
(716) 532-8223 x5212
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Chief Executive Officer (1FT) (1)

Position is open until filled
SCED Salamanca, NY
Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will provide full-time professional services to the Seneca Commission for Economic Development (SCED), a Seneca Nation of Indians (SNI) wholly owned LLC. The CEO will develop, plan, direct, and manage the day-to-day activities of SCED. The CEO will act in a fiduciary role for SCED and be responsible for the preparation and implementation of economic and community development plans, programs, and services for SCED in accordance with SCED’s Mission Statement. The CEO will report directly to the Chairman and SCED Board of Directors.

Qualifications

Master’s degree with at least three years of relevant experience preferred. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree must demonstrate at least 12 years of management, project management, development, and budgeting experience. Ability to perform a variety of administrative, technical, and professional tasks for the preparation and implementation of economic and community development plans, programs, and services for the Seneca Nation of Indians. Effective knowledge of investing, capital management, fund management, finance management. Ability to communicate effectively to groups and individuals: government, engineers, architects, contractors, developers, businesses, supervisors, employees, and the general public. Ability to establish working relationships with other organizations and economic development practitioners. Ability to prepare and analyze reports and data. Effective presentation skills. Effective computer skills. Self-directed, self-sufficient. Working knowledge of tribal specific issues.

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 Lead Teacher (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Head Start/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.

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 Specialist (1FT)

Applications due by:
Media/Language Salamanca, NY
Salary: $15.22/hour

Job Description

Responsible for production of audio-visual materials for use in Seneca Language Instruction. Responsible for development, organization, operation, maintenance, and storage of classroom materials and related multimedia equipment.

Qualifications

Associate's Degree in communications, media production, or related field. Two years of demonstrated knowledge in the operation and maintenance of audiovisual equipment along with experience in editing and producing audiovisual materials. Strong computer skills. Possess good oral and written communication skills and have knowledge and experience with Seneca Language. Must possess a valid driver's license.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3526
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Field Superintendent

Position is open until filled
Seneca Construction Mangement Corporation

Job Description

Field Superintendents are involved in the process from the development of the scope through completion of the project. They provide the daily oversight of the projects, contractors and safety on site.

Qualifications

-5+ years experience as a construction superintendent or 10 years as foreman -Proficient with Word and Excel -Proficient with scheduling software, and CAE and CAD applications a plus -Proficient with taking and uploading digital photographs -Ability to interpret and build according to drawings, specifications and other documents -Excellent communication and interpersonal skills -Outstanding organizational skills -Valid driver's license a must

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.

Fuel Manager (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Retail/Enterprise Irving, NY
Salary: $20.95/hour

Job Description

Responsible for all retail fuel operations for the Seneca One Stop. This includes overseeing all daily pricing, inventory and payment processing. Responsible for all fuel equipment issues and must be able to perform and/or schedule preventive maintenance of equipment at all of the Seneca One Stop locations.

Qualifications

Associates Degree in Business (preferred), or High School Graduate/equivalent, with a minimum of 3 years retail management experience. Must possess excellent mechanical skills. Must have strong verbal and written skills. Must be available/on call 24 house. Must be able to work flexible hours. Must have a valid NY driver's license and willingly to travel.

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

Secretary II (1FT)

Applications due by:
SALC - Salamanca, NY
Salary: $11.22/hour

Job Description

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

Qualifications

High School Diploma/Equivalency. Two years secretarial experience. Must be computer proficient in word processing and spreadsheet applications. Knowledge of Accounting and Bookkeeping preferred.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3526
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Teacher Assistant (3FT)

Applications due by:
SALC - Salamanca, NY
Salary: $11.22

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 Diploma or Equivalent. One year previous experience in Early Childhood Knowledge of Seneca Culture preferred.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3526
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Bus Driver (1FT)

Applications due by:
SALC - Salamanca, NY
Salary: $17.98

Job Description

The Bus Driver will operate a school bus on a regular schedule, transporting students. The driver will assume responsibility for the safety of the passengers at all times and comply with all Local, State, and Federal transportation and traffic regulations.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Must be at least 25 years of age and possess a valid NYS S19-A Status, active school qualified license. Must have clean driving record. Must have excellent people skills and be able to deal with students of all ages. Possess the ability to work as a team member. Previous driving experience preferred. Must be able to work flexible hours.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3526
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

1st Year Student (5FT)

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

Job Description

Deadiwënöhsnye’s Gëjóhgwa’, also known as the Onöndowa’ga:’ Gawë:no’ Immersion Department, is seeking to hire highly motivated individuals who are interested in learning and speaking Onöndowa’ga:’ Gawë:no’ as a 1st Year Student within our immersion program. The Human Resources Department has announced the call for applications, but we, Deadiwënöhsnye’s Gëjóhgwa’, 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. Feel free to contact any of the listed staff in the contacts section of the website for additional information. Hard copies of the Admissions Test study materials are also available for pick up at the Deadiwënöhsnye’s Gëjóhgwa’ offices located at 86 Iroquois Drive Irving, NY 14081.

Qualifications

Must have a strong passion and dedication for Onöndowa’ga:’ Gawë:no’ 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.

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.

SNHS IT Helpdesk/PC Specialist (1FT)

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

Job Description

Provides support to end-users. Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems, according to policies. Responds to technical support calls, documents, tracks, and monitors issues. Reports to the IT Director/Engineer.

Qualifications

Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university with two years related experience and/or training: or 6 years equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have strong customer service, communication skills and knowledge base of IT Systems related to IT Operation. Must understand Microsoft Office and have a good working knowledge of desktop hardware support, A+ Certification, Centricity, and Citrix skills a plus.

Submit applications/resume to:
Catt. Health System HR Department
36 Thomas Indian School Drive
Irving, NY 14081
Phone
(716) 532-8223 x5212
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

After School Teaching Assistant (2PT 35weeks)

Position is open until filled
Education Dept. 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 or Equivalent, and a New York State Teaching Certificate, or must be willing to achieve certification within a year of hire. Must be able to function independently and as a team. Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to handle and maintain good working relationships on an ongoing basis. Must have strong communication skills both verbal and written, as with the ability to communicate student progress and challenges in a constructive way with both teachers and parents. Must have strong resourcefulness and creativity. Must have valid NYS Driver's License.

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

Assistant Director (1FT)

Applications due by:
SALC - Salamanca, NY
Salary: $20.95

Job Description

Ensures that the missions, goals, and philosophies of SALC are carried out and met. Director will be responsible for the coordination of the SALC and all applicable grants. Must have the leadership and management skills essential to overseeing the staff operations to provide a quality child and family program. Director will be primarily responsible for the overall operation of the SALC and the supervision of all staff. Director will also oversee the daily operations of the Preschool program in the absence of the Preschool Director. Candidate must follow all tribal, local, state, and federal regulations.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Education or an Associate Degree in Education with 5 years experience in Education. Must have at least two years experience in administrative capacity and/or supervisory experience in an educational setting. Previous experience working with preschool age children and in a Native American community is preferred. Must be proficient in verbal, written, formal, and non-formal communication and possess good organizational skills. Proficiency in computer software application is required.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3526
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Sales Associate (2FT)

Applications due by:
WGWE - Salamanca, NY
Salary: $10.50 + Commission

Job Description

Sells 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 x3526
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Site Receptionist (1PT)

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

Job Description

Assists in planning leisure and recreational activities for site participants. Refers program participants to approve agencies/services.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Six months experience in recreation and/or senior program. Must be courteous and have pleasant phone personality. Must conduct self in a professional manner and appearance.

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

Clinical Care Coordinator (1 FT)

Applications due by:
Salamanca, NY

Job Description

Conducts psycho-social assessment of patients and families upon receiving a referral to Medical Social Work. Establishes goals to assist patients in dealing with unmet medical needs and identify problems. When needed provides crisis intervention to patient and family with appropriate linkage to services. Empowers patients and families to discuss with their medical providers issues that may affect health and wellness. Oversees other clinical care coordinators and patient advocates.

Qualifications

Master’s Degree from an accredited school of social work or related field. New York State current and unrestricted license at a LMSW level. Valid NYS driver’s license and the ability to drive a Seneca Nation vehicle. Excellent oral and written communications skills including public speaking. Highly organized, with the ability to develop organizational tools and track data. Excellent computer skills including word processing, email, internet, spreadsheet and database usage.

Submit applications/resume to:
Salamanca Health System HR Department
987 R C Hoag Dr
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 532-8223 x3214
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Apprentice I (2FT)

Applications due by:
Women's Ceremonial & Culture- Steamburg, NY
Salary: $12.31

Job Description

This incumbent will participate in a foundation course language and culture. This is an introductory position to find out who the incumbent are and which role they will play in the future of the program. This person will also accompanying a mentor/master out in the community in a hands on learning setting to further their knowledge. Must keep a healthy, drug/alcohol free lifestyle for yourself as the community.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Must have some basic knowledge of the Seneca language and culture. Must be willing to advance to a Level II with proficiency. Must have basic computer skills. Must have strong verbal and written skills. Must have or preferred, a valid NYS driver's license, with reliable, insured transportation. Must be willing to travel. Must be flexible in hours - evening and weekend hours may be required.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3526
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.