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

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.

Electrician (1FT/PERM)

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

Job Description

Responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems, apparatus and electrical electronic components of industrial machinery, equipment by following electrical codes, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications. Involves the hands-on assembly and disassemble of component parts and machinery in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and manufacturers specifications. All duties are to be performed within guidelines of Seneca Nation of Indians policies and procedures, internal controls and objectives.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or its equivalency required. Vocational training certificate or apprentice training program preferred. Knowledge and experience in commercial electrical application a must. Must be well versed in the interpretation and implementation of the National Electrical Code, the New Sate Uniform building and Fire Prevention Code, national Fire Prevention Association and Occupational Safety and Health Association. Knowledge of OSHA safety regulations and penalties, state safety regulations, environmental policies affecting plant operations. Able to read interpret and implement the intent of architectural, engineering and design drawings in all phases of building construction.Knowledge and experience in subjects such as blueprint reading, electrical theory, electronics, mathematics, mechanical drawing, electrical code requirements and safety practices.

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 (1FT)

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, and non-formal communication skills as well as basic computer skills. 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.

Lifeguard (1PT Seasonal)

Applications due by:
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.

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.

Receptionist (2FT)

Applications due by:
Community Center Irving, NY
Salary: $9.95/hour

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. Background clearance required 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.

Activity Aide (2FT Temp)

Applications due by:
Community Center Irving, NY
Salary: $12.31/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 (2) 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.

Lifeguards (3FT/2PT/TEMP)

Position is open until filled
Highbanks-Steamburg, 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.

Teacher/Tutor (2PT/TEMP)

Applications due by:
Education-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $18.84

Job Description

Provide academic assistance to Native American students by referral of staff or parents 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 (2) years successful experience working with Native American students with extensive knowledge of reservation community. Background Clearance required. 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.

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.

Grant Writer (1PT Temp)

Applications due by:
Planning Dept. Irving, NY
Salary: $20.95/hour

Job Description

Locates and acquires new funding sources for Seneca Nation departments and programs by preparing grants and proposals. Provides administrative support for programs and proposal writing for Nation. Addresses needs of Seneca Nation as indicated by planning commission, council, and executives. Requires initiative, creativity and punctuality in producing proposals.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and four years relevant experience. Master's degree may substitute for two years of experience. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, have proven organizational and time management skills, and be able to balance numerous projects while creatively solving problems. Must have experience in proposal writing, budget preparation, and needs assessment; and be proficient in various computer software applications. Must have valid NYS Driver's License, and be willing to travel and work evening and weekend hours when necessary. Knowledge of Seneca customs, traditions, and practices helpful; ability to work in diverse cultural environment 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.