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

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. Background Clearance required. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens. 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.

Parent Involvement/Social Services (1FT)

Applications due by:
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $15.22/hour

Job Description

The Parent Involvement Coordinator, plans, develops, implements and coordinates the social services and parent involvement components of the Seneca Nation Head Start Program and Seneca Nation Preschool Program. The coordinator is responsible for establishing a system of identification of families and children in need of social services and implementing program activities to meet the needs as well as for the design, implementation, and supervision of all parent activities. The coordinator insures compliance with applicable performance standards, and organizes parent groups and committees necessary for parent involvement in Head Start Policy formulation and implementation as well as Preschool Parent Committees.

Qualifications

Candidate must have (or be in the process of obtaining) an Associates degree or higher in Social Services, preferably with a concentration or knowledge in social service programs for children and families. Salary based upon amount of education and years of experience.

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.

Pharmacy Technician

Applications due by:
CIRHC, Irving NY
Salary: Grade 7NE

Job Description

Assists the Pharmacist in a variety of support functions, which are allowable for non-professionals in providing pharmacy services. Reports directly to Supervising Pharmacist.

Qualifications

Associate's Degree in Arts/Science; Pharmacy Technician. Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT) required. Obtain annual CE requirements to maintain certification. Three (3) or more year's experience. Clerical and computer skills and medical terminology essential. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen in accordance with the Drug, Alcohol and Controlled Substance Abuse policy. Background check may also be required.

Submit applications/resume to:
Health System Human Resources Department
36 Thomas Indian School Drive
Phone
(716) 532-8223 x3214
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Seasonal Lifeguard (4FT Temp)

Position is open until filled
Community Center Irving, NY
Salary: $10.25/hour

Job Description

Responsible for the safety of people using the swimming pool including children's wading pools. Insures rescue equipment is in proper location at pool sights. Responsible for upkeep on pool deck as well as locker rooms.

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
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 Teacher Assistant (1FT)

Position is open until filled
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $12.31-13.68/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

Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education and previous experience in Early Childhood. 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.

Electrician I (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Facilities Irivng, NY
Salary: $23.30/hour

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 disassembly 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

1. High School Diploma or its equivalency required. 2. Vocational training certificate or apprentice training program preferred. 3. Knowledge and experience in commercial electrical application a must. 4. 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. 5. Knowledge of OSHA safety regulations and penalties, state safety regulations, environmental policies affecting plant operations. 6. Able to read interpret and implement the intent of architectural, engineering and design drawings in all phases of building construction. 7. 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
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.

GIS Technician (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Planning Dept. Irving & Allegany, NY
Salary: $18.84/hour

Job Description

The senior staff GIS Analyst (GIS Technician II) is a High-Level technical position, and requires a minimum of five years experience with GIS technology. The senior staff GIS Analyst also designs, creates and modifies the government-based GIS software to best serve the needs of the Seneca Nation’s various departments and enterprises, as well as the larger community. The senior Staff GIS Analyst will be called upon to collect, compile, and maintain accurate data for GIS databases, using GPS, mapping research, and analytical skills. The senior staff GIS Analyst may also be tasked with the development and implementation of specific GIS tools to assist end users with daily mapping and analysis. The Senior Staff GIS Analyst shall also provide technical guidance to other GIS Professionals. Work is performed under supervision of GIS Division Manager.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in GIS or related field, plus 5-10 years relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Thorough knowledge of ESRI products, specifically the ArcGIS suite of software and extensions, including server technology, published services and building web mapping applications. Working knowledge of other GIS technologies and software. Professional certification a plus. • Knowledge of other disciplines as a result of working with various government departments and agencies on large projects. • Must be physically fit and possess a valid NYS driver’s license. • Knowledge of Seneca customs, traditions, and practices helpful; ability to work in diverse cultural environment required. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens. Native preference.

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)

Position is open until filled
Community Center Irving, NY
Salary: $11.08/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 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.

After Hour Tutor (1PT)

Position is open until filled
Education Dept., 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.

Teacher Assistant (2FT)

Position is open until filled
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $12.31/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 (1) year previous experience in Early Childhood program or willingness to enroll in such courses. Knowledge of Seneca Culture preferred. 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.

Lead Floater/Teacher (1FT)

Position is open until filled
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. 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.