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

Apprentice I (3FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Language-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $12.31

Job Description

This person will participate in a foundation course of the language and culture of the Seneca Nation. This is the introductory program position to find out who the participants are and in which role they will play in the future program. The Apprentice I will be given introductory lessons and workshops on Language, History, and Culture and Life-way's. The will also be placed on a rotation plan working with the Faith-keeper's School, the Museum, and the Library as well as participating in community programming.

Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent. Preference will be given to individual who is willing to work towards Level II proficiency Seneca Language and knowledge of Seneca culture. NYS Driver's license required. Some evenings and weekends 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.

Peer Recovery Guide (3FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Seneca Strong-Salamanca, 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.

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.

Archives Aide (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Archives-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $11.41

Job Description

Responsible for various clerical and administrative duties related to the storage, maintenance and servicing of records. Prepare forms, sort records, keep track of files or records, identifying and correcting discrepancies in lists of files, labeling documents, and servicing internal customers who are performing reference service on records.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or Equivalent with 1 year post high school education. 6 months experience in clerical field with demonstrated ability to perform job duties. Must have a valid NYS 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.

Cleaner (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Sanitation-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.

Bus Driver (1FT Temp)

Applications due by:
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $17.46/hour

Job Description

In accordance with SNI Personnel Policy, a Bus Driver will operate a school bus on a regular schedule, transporting Head Start Children on scheduled runs. The driver will assume responsibility for the safety of the passengers at all times and comply with all Local, State and Federal transportation and traffic regulations.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid NYS Commercial Driver's License with a clean driving record. Previous bus driving experience preferred. Must have excellent people skills and the ability to deal with small children. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens. 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.

Bus Driver (1FT)

Applications due by:
Transportation/Education Irving, NY
Salary: $17.46/hour

Job Description

In accordance with SNI Personnel Policy, a Bus Driver will operate a school bus on a regular schedule. The driver will assume responsibility for the safety of the passengers at all times and comply with all Local, State and Federal transportation and traffic regulations.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid NYS Commercial Driver's License with a clean driving record. Previous driving experience preferred. Must have excellent people skills and the ability to deal with small children. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens. 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.

Business Advisor I (1FT)

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

Job Description

Maintain rapport with clients, mentors, support staff, and administration as needed to carry out job responsibilities in a professional manner. Facilitation of business curriculum, consultant(s) services, developed resource (s), and business advisory services to ensure that clients of the program are informed, trained and provided the information to make informed decisions regarding business development and planning in the pursuit of creation of Small Business(s) on all Territories

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with demonstrated three to five years of experience. Experience in Finance, Accounting and/or Economic Development preferred. Demonstrate the ability of strong Organizational, Interpersonal, and Communication skills. Demonstrate the ability to work with and network within community. Ability to work with diverse groups including Businesses, Entrepreneurs, Corporations, Universities, Public and Economic Development Organizations. Ability to function as a Business Professional and an effective Educator: Exhibit willingness to fulfill both roles.

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.

Native Studies Teacher (1FT)

Applications due by:
Education Dept. Irving, NY
Salary: $18.84/hour

Job Description

Provide students with a well-rounded education of the Haudenosaunee and neighboring Native Nations of the United States. The teacher will provide instruction about the history, culture, and contemporary everyday life and issues of these indigenous people. The development of curriculum maps and lesson plans will guide instruction and conform to all NYS standards associated with History courses.

Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in Education, NYS Teaching Certification. At least 2 years' experience with Native American students and knowledge of reservation community. Required to obtain master of education and professional certification to meet NYS teaching standards and requirements within 5 years.

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.

Facilities Manager (1FT)

Applications due by:
Seneca One Stop Niagara Falls, NY
Salary: $16.00/hour

Job Description

Responsible for the maintenance needs of the Retail Division. This includes major project work involving electrical, plumbing, carpentry, roofing, and finish work. This individual is also responsible for the daily upkeep and maintenance of the facilities and grounds of the Seneca One Stop store. Must be able to perform preventive maintenance of mechanical systems and equipment. Will also perform minor repair duties as assigned. Reports directly to the Operations Manager.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or equivalent. minimum one-year experience in a retail/maintenance situation and two years supervisory experience. Must be willing to work flexible hours and weekends. Knowledge of basic electrical, plumbing, painting, roofing, and mechanical repairs needed. Must possess a valid NYS driver's license and be able to meet requirements to drive SNI vehicles.

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.

Registered Dietitian (1PT)

Applications due by:
AOA Irving, NY
Salary: $40.00/hour

Job Description

This position is responsible for planning and directing a nutrition program for Elders by developing and implementing nutrition program policies and procedures to ensure compliance with funding sources and local health code requirements. Provides supervision of Nutrition Program Coordinator and Nutrition Program at various program locations. This position requires considerable knowledge of the nutritional needs of Elders and federal, state and local nutritional program requirements.

Qualifications

(a)A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Nutrition, Dietetics, Food or Institutional Management. Must be current Registered Dietitian(RD), as confirmed by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, with one year experience; or (b)Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Food/Nutrition or related field. Must be a current Registered Dietitian, as confirmed by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, with three to five years experience. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens. Must have a valid New York State driver's license.

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 (1PT)

Applications due by:
Community Center 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.

Cleaner (1FT)

Applications due by:
ECLC 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.

Teacher Assistants (7FT)

Applications due by:
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 year previous experience in Early Childhood program or willingness to enroll in such courses. Knowledge of Seneca Culture preferred. Background Clearance is 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 Teacher (6FT)

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

Admin Assistant (1FT Temp)

Applications due by:
Seneca Strong Irving, NY
Salary: $13.68/hour

Job Description

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.

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
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 Leader (1FT)

Applications due by:
Native Resource Center Buffalo, NY
Salary: $12.78/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. 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.

Curriculum Developer/Facilitator (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Language-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $20.95

Job Description

Will provide opportunities for proficiency in the Seneca Language using research based methods of immersion and media methods provided within the department. Cultural component requires this position to continue learning Seneca culture, life way's and history until mastery. The teacher component will continue to learn the Seneca language in addition to teaching others who are just coming into the program. The curriculum write component will facilitate the learning process in the adult immersion classroom. They will provide the necessary motivation and structure for the use of the immersion strategies and techniques developed.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field, with 5-10 years of related experience with demonstrated knowledge of the Seneca language and culture. Must have experience developing a curriculum. Preference will be given to individual who has level iii proficiency and working towards a level IV proficiency of Seneca language and demonstrable knowledge of Seneca culture. NYS Driver’s License with clean record. Some evenings and weekends 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.

Cleaner (1PT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Allegany Community Center
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.

Peer Recovery Guide (2FT)

Applications due by:
Seneca Strong Irving, NY
Salary: $12.31/hour

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 experience; 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 and 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
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 Temp.)

Position is open until filled
Salamanca, NY
Salary: $20.95

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. 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 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.

Teaching Assistant (4FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
S.A.L.C.-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $11.08

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
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.

Clinical Nurse LPN (2 FT, 1 at Irving and 1 in Salamanca)

Position is open until filled
Irving and Salamanca Sites

Job Description

Provides professional nursing care under supervision, for assigned patients in medical clinic, according to established standards and practices. Reports directly to Clinical Nurse Supervisor.

Qualifications

Completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing training program. Must have 6 months to 1 year of clinical nursing experience. Current New York State licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

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.

Health Information Manager (1 FT )

Position is open until filled
Irving and Salamanca
Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

Responsible for the overall operation of Health Information Management. Ensures the integrity of the electronic medical record, reviews documentation, oversees the coding process, and monitors HIPAA Privacy compliance throughout the health centers. Monitors the completion of referrals by obtaining reports from other healthcare entities. Oversees the release of information requests and monitors disclosures.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management or related field must have current certification as a credentialed HIM professional RHIT or RHIA, with at least three years’ experience in a health information department and must have at least three years supervisory experience. Must possess thorough knowledge of medical terminology, coding, documentation, medico-legal processes, anatomy and physiology, HIPAA and Privacy Act of 1974, and release of information. Must have two years’ experience with electronic medical record systems. Possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Possess thorough knowledge and experience of computer application software including electronic medical record programs and Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoints, and Publisher. Background check may also be required.

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.

Medical Services Director (1 FT)

Position is open until filled
Irving and Salamanca
Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the Medical Services Director is responsible for the overall operation of Medical Unit providers for the organization as well as medical consultants for overall health system operations. The Medical Services Director develops, implements and evaluates the medical practice delivery model in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Seneca Nation Health System.

Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited medical school, DO or MD, with board certification in area of specialization and current licensure to practice medicine in the State of New York is preferred. Must have a minimum of three years experience in a clinical setting, with knowledge of Continuous Quality Improvement, Risk Management, and Peer Review practices.

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.

Clinical Nurse RN (3FT)

Position is open until filled
Irving, NY

Job Description

Provides professional care for assigned patients in medical clinic, according to established standards and practices. Reports directly to Clinical Nurse Supervisor.

Qualifications

Completion of an accredited Registered Nurse Program, current New York State license and 2 years of clinical nursing experience.

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.