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)

Job postings for the Seneca Gaming Authority are also availiable here.

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:
Fran Roach
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.

Mentor Advocates (2PT)

Position is open until filled
Seneca Strong/Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County Catt/Alleg, NY
Salary: $11.00/hour

Job Description

A great opportunity to interact with youth and be a positive influence in their lives. As a member of the Program Department's Client Services Team, the Mentor Advocate (MA) position is responsible for proving direct service to youth in small group and individual settings within the Seneca Nation of Indians on the Cattaraugus and Allegany Territories. The MA is responsible for planning the activities and during these outings the MA has the opportunity to develop personal mentoring relationships with the youth. The individual in this role works independently much of the time but also interacts closely with agency case management staff to ensure positive development.

Qualifications

Driver's license, Associates Degree or Equivalent Experience with youth and applicants should be familiar and comfortable with travel within the Cattaraugus and Allegany territories. Applicants should have a strong lifelong knowledge of, and relationship with the Seneca Nation of Indians. Position also entails independent work and collaboration with agency staff and community resources. Schedule includes some late evening hours. Personal transportation 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.

Forestry Technician (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Forestry-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $13.68

Job Description

The incumbent is responsible for implementation of portions of the Seneca Nation Forest Management Plan which includes, forest improvements and reforestation. Works under the direction of the Chief Conservation Officer, with project oversight through the Natural Resource Committee.

Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in Applied Science of Forestry and 2-4 years of relevant experience. Must be physically able to perform the essential job functions. NYS Driver's License is required. Able to work in various weather conditions. Must possess good oral and communication (writing) skills and be computer literate. Knowledge of database management helpful. Must have knowledge of safety practices. 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.

Groundskeeper (1FT)

Applications due by:
Facilities Irving, NY
Salary: $12.08/hour

Job Description

The Groundskeeper performs maintenance and landscaping duties at Seneca Nation facilities on territory. The Groundskeeper reports to the Supervisor of the Seneca Nation Facilities Department. The Groundskeeper will be trained by Food Is Our Medicine Project Manager. The Groundskeeper will adhere to the SNI Native Plant policy commitment to restoring and maintaining Native plants throughout the Nation.

Qualifications

Two years of experience as a laborer, farmer, gardener, nursery worker, florist helper, groundskeeper or similar work involving general laborer duties which may include the planting and maintenance of vegetation, landscaping duties, nursery inspections, or licensed or non-certified pesticide applications.. Physically fit; will be standing for long periods of time. Able to perform heavy physical labor-climbing kneeling, lifting, pulling, etc. on a daily basis, frequently lift up to 40 pounds. Physically able to perform all tasks in ALL weather conditions.

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)

Applications due by:
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $11.08/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 year previous experience in Early Childhood program or willingness to enroll in such courses. Knowledge of Seneca Culture preferred.

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

Property Controller

Position is open until filled
Lewiston, NY
Salary: TBD

Job Description

Directs the financial activities of the Property. Develops policies to control and coordinate accounting, auditing, budgets, taxes and related activities and records; develops, establishes and administers procedures and systems pertaining to financial matters; prepares financial statements, forecasts and analyses for all administrative and managerial functions. Maintains all accounting records and is responsible for development, analysis and interpretation of statistical and accounting information. Evaluates operating results in terms of costs, budgets, operational policies, trends and increased profit possibilities. Serves as HR and benefits liaison for the Property. Supervises the staffing, scheduling, training and professional development of department members.

Qualifications

Associates degree in accounting or finance from an accredited educational institution. CPA and experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) preferred. 3-5 years applicable accounting experience in the hospitality industry preferred. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to analyze/solve problems, multitask and work in a fast paced environment. Organization and attention to detail, a positive attitude, and ability to communicate effectively to staff.

Special Requirements

Read and write (English). Communicate verbally with staff members and/or customers. Give and/or follow verbal and written instructions. Supervise subordinates Perform mathematical calculations involving fractions, decimals, and percentages. Retrieve, read and interpret information from technical sources. Stand, sit, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, bend and kneel for up to 5 hours at a time. Lift up to 50 lbs occasionally, 20 lbs frequently, and 10 lbs constantly.

Submit applications/resume to:
Fran Roach
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.

Cleaner (3FT/PERM)

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

Job Description

Cleans and maintains buildings in a neat and orderly condition.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Experience in general cleaning is helpful. Must be physically fit. Must be able to work flexible hours. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
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.

Administrative Assistant (1FT/TEMP)

Applications due by:
Mortgage-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $13.68

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
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.

Receptionist (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Allegany Community Center-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $8.95

Job Description

Responsible for answering all incoming, out-going and intra-system calls. Greets and directs visitors to appropriate person or location.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Knowledge of MS Office, especially Word and Excel. Must have a courteous and have pleasant phone personality. Some evening and weekends may be required. Background clearance required in accordance with the 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 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Facilities Manager (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Facilities-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $23.30

Job Description

The Facilities Manager is responsible for general maintenance of the Seneca Nation’s facilities. Candidate must insure all systems meet performance specifications, including but not limited to, Seneca Nation and local guidelines.

Qualifications

Associate’s degree (Preferred Bachelor’s) in building maintenance and/or Journeyman papers for building and facilities maintenance with minimum five (5) years experience in construction and/or operations/ maintenance fields or a combination of education and experience. Familiarity with applicable codes and ordinances as they relate to the vehicles and facility. Must be in good physical condition and possess good verbal and written communication skills, ability to work with community members. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens. Background clearance required.

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.

Addiction Manager (1 FT)

Applications due by:
Irving, NY
Salary: $20.95

Job Description

Under the direction of the BHU Director, the incumbent provides program development, coordination of services, direct services and clinical supervision of addictions staff.

Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Human Services field; credentialed alcohol/substance abuse counselor. Prior supervisory and program development experience preferred.

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.

Lifeguard (6FT/TEMP)

Applications due by:
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 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Museum Interpreter Collection Assistant (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Museum-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $9.95

Job Description

Responsible for providing a variety of educational experiences and customer services for visitors to the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum or, on occasion, to other school or community organizations in approved outreach programs. Maintains familiarity with all displayed artifacts and exhibit topics, including acquiring additional background information when needed. Under the supervision of the Director and the Museum Designer, helps to install Museum’s exhibits. Assists in Gift Shop when requested. Helps to document Museum’s objects for permanent records.

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent. As this job involves almost constant interaction with the public, as well as the installation of exhibits as needed, he/she must be able to stand for more than 2 hours at a time, be able to lift objects that weigh up to 35 lbs, use tools associated with exhibit installation, and have the ability to climb and stand on ladders while performing simple tasks.

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.