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.

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.

Chief Executive Officer (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Community Health and Wellness Center, Irving, NY
Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will provide full-time professional services to the Seneca Nation. The CEO will develop, plan, direct, and manage the services, policies, and activities of the Seneca Nation Health System (SNHS) and related public health services by performing the following duties personally or by building and managing effective team to assure quality health services. The CEO will have dual reporting responsibilities to both the Seneca Nation Health Board and the Seneca Nation Council.

Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher in health services administration/or other health-related area from an accredited academic institution and seven (7) years of broad based health, patient care delivery or related experience, five (5) years of which must be at the senior management level in health services; a minimum of three (3) years’ experience related to Indian Health Services contracting. Experience in leading a health care delivery system with significant knowledge and understanding of clinical practice trends, various models for care delivery, technological changes, processes and assessments, protocols/standards of care to maximize outcomes and minimize costs. Experience that demonstrates knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resource modeling, leadership technique, production methods, fiscal competency, and coordination of people and resources. Experience effectively and creatively addressing regulatory, economic and labor challenges within the healthcare industry. Experience in grant application, administration, and compliance including service-based, infrastructure-based, and research-based grants.

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.

Cleaner (2PT)

Position is open until filled
Sanitation Irving, NY
Salary: $11.22/hour

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
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:
TERC Irving, 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

Associate's Degree in Secretarial Science or Office Management. Two years secretarial experience. Must be computer proficient in word processing and spreadsheet applications. Knowledge of Accounting and Bookkeeping necessary. May be subject to Background Clearance.

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.

Child and Family Services Supervisor (1FT)

Applications due by:
Community Health and Wellness Center, Irving NY
Salary: $20.95

Job Description

The Child and Family Services Supervisor provides progressive leadership in all aspects of case management and administrative work. This includes supervisory case collaboration with agency and respective Count Department of Social Services. This position will provide supervisory coverage and manage the staffing of the Child Welfare Work team to ensure the safety and well-being of children. This position will also assist in all department activities while examining ways to enhance department operations with a working knowledge of policies, procedures, and day-to-day operational functions.

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Social Work or related field or a Bachelor’s degree in the Human Services Field with at least five years of experience of child and family welfare supervisory experience. Experience in front-line service delivery to a Child and Family Tribal Nations Agency is preferred. Candidate must also have a strong understanding of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1973, a sense of cultural awareness and excellent leadership and analytical skills.

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.

Pharmacy Technician (1FT)

Applications due by:
Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Health Center, Irving NY
Salary: $15.22

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 years’ experience. Clerical and computer skills and medical terminology essential.

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.

Maintenance I (1FT)

Applications due by:
Seneca Nation Housing Authority Irving, NY
Salary: $13.00/hour

Job Description

Assists with upkeep, repairs, renovation and replacement to the interior/exterior equipment and grounds of the housing units owned under the SNHA. Assists with work order completion, Observe safety rules, operate power and hand tools.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Must be in good physical condition. Work flexible hours for emergency repairs. This may include weekends or holidays. Two years of experience in any of the following; carpentry, plumbing, basic electric or masonry. Exhibit willingness to learn. Possess a valid NYS driver’s license. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen. Position is subject to random drug screens. A 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.

Medical Social Worker (1 FT)

Applications due by:
Salamanca, NY
Salary: Grade 10

Job Description

Conducts psychosocial assessment of patients and families upon patient self-referral, or CIRHC referral to medical social work. When assessment determines the need, provides crisis intervention or counsels patient/family on a short-term basis. Prioritizes needs, offers options and provides information and resources. Promotes self-help empowering patients and families to seek and maintain further treatment or assistance. Participates at micro, mezzo, and macro levels to ensure that an optimal level of care is provided to the population served by the CIRHC.

Qualifications

Masters degree from an accredited school of social work. Experience and credentials relevant to the health care industry.

Special Requirements

Member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and adheres to the NASW’s ethics, values, continuing education requirements, and practice guidelines (specific to medical social work).

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.

Food Safety Officer (1PT)

Applications due by:
Agriculture Dept., Irving, NY
Salary: $15.22/hour

Job Description

Primary responsibility is to complete the development of the "Seneca Nation Agriculture Food Safety Code", ensure proper implementation and that the department operates in compliance with the Code. FSO also functions as the regulatory/compliance officer role, to ensure quality control, etc. Develop, implement and enforce standards, policies and food safety training programs. Uphold standard operating procedures (SOP) for product inspections and standardized work instructions.

Qualifications

Minimum of two to three years of food safety experience, management level of experience in USDA or FDA. Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Health, Food Science, and Chemistry preferred. Experience with food processing and procedures may be exchanged for the Bachelor's degree. Prior knowledge of indigenous agriculture practices is a plus. Serve Safe Certification and food handling and packaging experience required. Demonstrated ability to instruct small groups of people. Able to work independently or within a group setting. Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary. Knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Office Suite. Available to work weekend and evening hours, where applicable. Local travel will be 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.

Training & Benefits Specialist (1FT)

Applications due by:
Human Resources Dept. Irving/Salamanca, NY
Salary: $16.93/hour

Job Description

Provides administrative support to the department including planning, research, communications, coordination and development of training programs. Responsible for the coordination of benefit administration which includes leave administration and voluntary benefit plans.

Qualifications

Associate's Degree and/or 3 years experience in human relations/resources field. Experience and knowledge of health insurance; 401K and voluntary benefit packages preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills. Knowledge of various software applications. Must possess a valid NYS driver's license and have reliable transportation. A flexible schedule may be 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.

Director (1FT)

Applications due by:
Community Center Salamanca, NY
Salary: $20.95/hour

Job Description

Under the direction of the Executive office, the Community Center Director is responsible for the overall operations of the Allegany or Cattaraugus Community Center. Duties include fiscal management, staff and volunteer development, selection, training, supervision, recognition, promotion, marketing, program development and quality control, financial development, community relations and collaborations with SNI departments. Director will effectuate strong partnerships with the Community constituents including: community based organizations, financial supporters, cultural leaders and businesses.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Recreational Management, Physical Education or related field. Four or more years of successful operation and management experience to include volunteer and staff supervision, fiscal management, planning, problem solving, annual/special event fundraising and community collaboration. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have certification in First Aid, CPR & AED or be willing to obtain certification. Must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and 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.

Wellness Coordinator (2FT)

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

Job Description

Responsible for the development, administration, supervision, and evaluation of all Fitness and Wellness programs. Organize and oversee fitness and wellness events.

Qualifications

This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education or related field. Must be able to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with staff, lay leaders and the general public. Personal and/or fitness trainer certification. First Aid, CPR & AED certification. 3-5 years experience in wellness program administration or related field.

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.

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.