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

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

High School Diploma. Some college is preferred. Must be a U.S. 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

High School Diploma. Some college is preferred. Must be a U.S. 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.

Behavorial Health & Disabilities Coordinator (1FT)

Applications due by:
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $16.93/hour

Job Description

Designs, coordinates and implements the health and disabilities components, as well as behavioral health. The coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, enrollment and arranging for delivery of services for children with special needs including: impairments due to physical and mental handicaps, stress, behavioral problems, depression, communication difficulties, dysfunctional daily living skills, and anxiety. Duties will cover all Preschool and Head Start children.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and five (5) years experience in one or more of the following: Health, disabilities, child welfare, and/or public assistance. Must relate to problems of low-income families and minorities. 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 (3FT)

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. Background Clearance is 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.

Cleaner (IPT)

Applications due by:
ACC: Salamanca, NY
Salary: $11.22

Job Description

Cleans and Maintains buildings/facilities 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. Subject to background check in compliance with Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act. Must be able to work Weekends.

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.

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 areas 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.

Board Operator (1PT Perm)

Applications due by:
WGWE: Salamanca, NY
Salary: $10.00

Job Description

Host radio programs in studio and at events and/or operate the sound board and remote equipment for WGWE 105.9 FM.

Qualifications

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Prior experience in radio preferred. Able to work with minimal supervision individually and as part of a team. Must have solid computer skills, a high level of accuracy, and be detail oriented. Prior experience with audio and radio software is highly desirable. Must be able to handle multiple functions at the same time and maintain good organizational skills. Need to have excellent relationship-building skills, as well as strong oral communication skills. 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 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Respite Care Provider (1FT)

Position is open until filled
AOA: Salamanca, NY
Salary: $12.31

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
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.

Head Start Education Specialist (1FT)

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

Job Description

Candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the education component in the program. Working cooperatively with other component coordinators, the Education Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that children are provided with an appropriate learning environment and opportunities that will help them develop physically, socially, cognitively, and emotionally. Parents are to be supported in their role as the child's primary teacher. Duties include both the Cattaraugus and Allegany sites.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and a New York State Teaching license is required. Two to five years experience in a regular classroom or in a pre-school setting. Proof of experience in writing educational curriculum for pre-school age children. Preferred Qualifications: Five years of experience in the pre-school/Head Start field, Masters Degree in Early Childhood, knowledge of the Federal Head Start Performance Standards, and knowledge of Seneca Culture.

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.

Peer Recovery Guide

Applications due by:
Seneca Strong: Salamanca & Irving NY
Salary: $12.31

Job Description

Peer Recovery Guide will provide direct services to community members struggling with heroin/opioid addiction, and any other substances. Incumbent will promote recovery and aid individuals with overcoming 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 experiences; 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 flexible schedule. Must maintain strict confidentiality and HIPPA Laws.

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.

Kitchen Helper (1FT Perm)

Applications due by:
SALC: Salamanca, NY
Salary: $9.95

Job Description

Responsible to assist the Head Cook in the daily operation of the food service program as it relates to the Head Start Performance Standards, CACFP guidelines, and Environmental Health standards in the Seneca Arts and Learning Center.

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent. A minimum of one year in food preparation experience. Must possess knowledge of kitchen sanitation. Must be physically fit and able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.

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.

Lead Teacher (3FT)

Applications due by:
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $13.68/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, non-formal communications skills as well as basic computer 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.

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.