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:
Catt. Health System HR Department
36 Thomas Indian School Drive
Irving, NY 14081
Phone
(716) 532-8223 x5212
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Food Safety Officer (1PT)

Position is open until filled
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.

Director of Behavioral Health (1 FT)

Applications due by:
Irving and Salamanca, NY
Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

Develops, plans, directs and manages the programs, policies and activities of the behavioral health services department in a multi-site environment which includes but is not limited to mental health, chemical dependency program and related clinics by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate managers to achieve SNHD behavioral health services objectives. The incumbent is accountable for the development and growth of a comprehensive behavioral health program encompassing all settings throughout the organization. Responsible for managing and directing mental health and chemical dependency services to most efficiently utilize existing resources and facilities.

Qualifications

(Minimum): Licensed Clinical Psychologist, LCSW-R or Licensed Professional Counselor. Seven (7) years of broad based behavioral health, patient care delivery or behaviorally-related clinical experience four (4) of which must be at the clinical management level. In depth understanding of the behavioral health and chemical dependency and mental health delivery system with significant knowledge, understanding and application of scope of practice, behavioral health and other clinical practice trends, various models for care delivery, technological changes, processes and assessments, protocols/standards of care to maximize outcomes and minimize costs. Comprehensive understanding of the regulatory, legislative, economic and labor challenges facing the healthcare industry, with the ability to develop creative and effective initiatives to address these challenges.

Submit applications/resume to:
Salamanca Health System HR Department
987 R C Hoag Dr
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 532-8223 x3214
 
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.

Field Superintendent

Position is open until filled
Seneca Construction Mangement Corporation

Job Description

Field Superintendents are involved in the process from the development of the scope through completion of the project. They provide the daily oversight of the projects, contractors and safety on site.

Qualifications

-5+ years experience as a construction superintendent or 10 years as foreman -Proficient with Word and Excel -Proficient with scheduling software, and CAE and CAD applications a plus -Proficient with taking and uploading digital photographs -Ability to interpret and build according to drawings, specifications and other documents -Excellent communication and interpersonal skills -Outstanding organizational skills -Valid driver's license a must

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.

Grounds/Laborer (1FT)

Applications due by:
Highbanks, Steamburg, NY
Salary: $11.22/hour

Job Description

Will be responsible for performing ongoing maintenance and ground keeping, with our Cabins and Camp sites within the Seneca Nation High banks Campgrounds. Performs minor repair duties as assigned.

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum 1 year experience as a groundskeeper. Knowledge of basic electrical, plumbing, painting and mechanical repairs needed. Must be physically fit and be able to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays. NYS Driver's License with clean driving record preferred.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Recreation Coordinator (1FT)

Applications due by:
Community Center, Salamanca, NY
Salary: $13.68/hour

Job Description

Assist in the coordination and administration of all Community Center Recreation Program activities. Responsible for the daily coordination and implementation of programs and activities in all of the Community Center areas and/or facilities.

Qualifications

High School diploma, GED certification or equivalent is required. Two year of experience in the supervision of recreation or leisure activities is required. Recreational Management, Physical Education or an acceptable related field is required. Demonstrate ability to supervise a recreation program and communicate clearly with participants and staff. A valid NYS driver's license is required.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Activity Aide II (1FT)

Applications due by:
Community Center Salamanca, 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 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
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Activity Aide I (2FT)

Applications due by:
Community Center Salamanca, NY
Salary: $11.22/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
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Lifeguard (3FT Seasonal, 2PT Seasonal)

Applications due by:
Community Center Salamanca, NY
Salary: $12.31/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 water safety training completion. Must be physically fit. Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Security Guard (1FT)

Applications due by:
SN Housing Authortiy Irving, NY
Salary: $14.50/hour

Job Description

Incumbent insures the safety of the Oak Tree and SNHA assets and tenants. Assist in enforcing established (Elders) Eligibility, Admission and Occupancy Policy. Responsible to contact appropriate law enforcement agency for suspected illegal activity directed by the Supervisor. Performance includes proper communication regarding building, grounds and tenants to the SNHA Tenant Manager and/or SNHA Administration.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or Equivalent. Previous security guard experience is preferred. Must be physically fit and able to work flexible hours, weekends, and holidays. Background clearance may be required. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug and alcohol 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.

Child & Family Services Case Manager (1 FT)

Applications due by:
Salamanca, NY

Job Description

Provides advocacy services, case supervision services, and assists in providing prevention-oriented services, as they apply to families and children being served by Child and Family Services Program. Does not perform psychological evaluation and/or counseling of client. Reports directly to C&FS Coordinator.

Qualifications

Associates degree in Social Work or related field with two years’ experience in a Human Services agency or a combination of education and experience, which assures ability to perform duties. Must also have supervisory experience.

Submit applications/resume to:
Salamanca Health System HR Department
987 R C Hoag Dr
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 532-8223 x3214
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Laborer I (1FT)

Applications due by:
DPW Salamanca, NY
Salary: $12.31/hour

Job Description

Responsible for the daily maintenance of the facilities and grounds of the Seneca Nation Territories. Performs minor repair duties as assigned.

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum 1 year experience as a groundskeeper. Knowledge of basic electrical, plumbing, painting and mechanical repairs needed. Must be physically fit and be able to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays. NYS Driver’s License with clean driving record required and a minimum age of 21.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Prevention/Aftercare Specialist (1FT)

Applications due by:
Community Health and Wellness Center, Irving NY
Salary: $18.84/hr

Job Description

Under the direction of the Addiction Manager, the incumbent provides community outreach, education & direct counseling services focused on substance abuse prevention & aftercare services.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field, with minimum of three years of supervised experience. Master’s degree and credentialed applicants will be preferred. Prior experience with conducting groups, developing community events & programs is strongly recommended. Maintain professional credentials or attain professional credentials within three years of employment.

Submit applications/resume to:
Catt. Health System HR Department
36 Thomas Indian School Drive
Irving, NY 14081
Phone
(716) 532-8223 x5212
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.