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 Lead Teacher (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Head Start/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.

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.

Special Project Planner (1FT)

Position is open until filled
President's Office - Salamanca, NY
Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

Assist with all phases of assigned projects in addition to seeking funding to ensure project development and completion. Research and develop recommendations for infrastructure and other land uses. Seeks direction and guidance as with keeping the director apprised of activities via detailed conversations or email records.

Qualifications

Master Degree in Planning or related subject preferred. Bachelors accepted with not less than ten years’ experience. AICP certification desirable. Must possess excellent oral and written communications skills, valid NYS Driver's License and be willing to travel. Ability to multitask, think critically and utilize good judgment, work independently or in a team environment. Work evening and weekend hours when necessary. Microsoft Office Suite. Must be able to effectively communicate to the community. Knowledge of Seneca customs, traditions, and practices helpful; ability to work in diverse cultural environment required. Native preference.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3526
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.

Activity Aide (3FT)

Applications due by:
Community Center Irving, NY
Salary: $11.22/hour

Job Description

Assist with recreational activities at the Community Center and surrounding community facilities. Promotes participant involvement, assists recreation activity leaders with planning and coordinating activities, demonstrations or other events.

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent. Related experience working with youth or sports activities preferred. Must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Must have excellent verbal and written skills. Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Possession of valid NYS driver's license is preferred. Must be flexible in hours - evening, weekends and holidays 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.

Cleaner (2FT)

Applications due by:
Sanitation - Salamanca, NY
Salary: $11.22

Job Description

Cleans and maintains buildings/facilities 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. Subject to background check in compliance with 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 x3526
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Lifeguard (1FT - 2PT)

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

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. Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility area. Responsible to act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency. Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency team.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Active students will be considered. Must have supervisory skills. Must provide current proof of lifeguard, First Aid and CPR certification. Must be physically fit moving, lifting, carry or push heavy objects. Must have strong problem solving skills. Must have strong verbal and written skills. Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Working conditions required are manual labor and extreme weather. Must be able to work flexible hours - evening, weekends, and holidays required.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3526
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

LPN (1FT)

Position is open until filled
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $15.22/hour

Job Description

Provides professional care for Head Start and Preschool children, according to established standards and practices. Works in conjunction with the Nurse Practitioner, Nutritionist, Mental Health Specialist, Parent Involvement Specialist, Disabilities Services Specialist, and the Head Start and Preschool directors.

Qualifications

Licensed Practical Nurse, current New York State license and over one year of experience. Appropriate written, verbal, formal, and non-formal communication skills. Maintain compliance with Federal Head Start, state, and local laws and regulations. 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.

Clinical Nurse RN (3 FT)

Position is open until filled
Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Health Center, Irving NY
Salary: $25.02/hr.

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. REQUIRED ABILITIES: Able to perform required duties with limited supervision. Appropriate communication skills.

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.

Cleaner (1PT)

Applications due by:
ACC - Salamanca, NY
Salary: $11.22

Job Description

Cleans and maintains buildings/facilities 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. Subject to background check in compliance with 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 x3526
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Sr. Equipment Operator (1FT)

Applications due by:
DPW - Salamanca, NY
Salary: $21.50

Job Description

Operates equipment in conjunction with construction such as trencher, shovel, backhoe or front end loader (hi-lift), and dozer. May also be required to drive dump truck or pick-up and septic vacuum truck.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Must possess a valid NYS Commercial driver's license, Class A with Hazardous Materials Endorsement (H). Must possess one year of driving experience and be at least 21 years of age. Must be knowledgeable of vehicle operation and maintenance. Experience in operation of construction equipment specified above.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3526
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Language & Culture Apprentice II (1FT)

Applications due by:
Education - Salamanca, NY
Salary: $15.22

Job Description

Apprentice II: This person will choose a path to follow. There are three programs that people can choose to go into, a community language teacher, a school teacher and a community culture teacher. At this stage the person begins a more intensive program that concentrates on their selected field. This person will continue to work towards master proficiency in the Seneca Language and culture lifeway's. The Apprentice II will be designated a placement with either the language program, the Faithkeepers school, or with an agency of the Seneca Nation such as the museum, ECLC, Health Center or the community centers. Cultural Component requires this position to continue learning Seneca culture, lifeway's, and history until mastery.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Preference will be given to individual who has Level I/II proficiency and working towards Level III proficiency of the Seneca Language and demonstrable knowledge of Seneca Culture. NYS Driver's License with clean record and reliable transportation. Some evening and weekends required.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3526
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Paramedics (8 On Call)

Position is open until filled
Seneca EMS Irving, NY
Salary: $21.00/hour

Job Description

Functions as Paramedic on ALS Ambulances as directed. Safely operates vehicle to/from pick up and drop off locations. Provides ALS patient care and movement. Documents all transports completely per company SOP. Adheres to all company policies and procedures.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED State of NY Driver's License State of New York Paramedic Certification AHA Basic Life Support Certification AHA Advanced Life Support Certification Physically able to Perform Job Duties

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.

Advanced EMT (8 On Call)

Position is open until filled
Seneca EMS Irving, NY
Salary: $18.00/hour

Job Description

Functions as an Advanced EMT on a BLS/ALS Ambulances as directed. Safely operates vehicle to/from pick up and drop off locations. Provides BLS patient care and movement. Documents all transports completely per company SOP. Adheres to all company policies and procedures.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED State of NY Driver's License State of NY A-EMT Certification Physically Able to Perform Job Duties

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 Nursing (1 FT)

Position is open until filled
Irving and Salamanca, NY
Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

The Director of Nursing will be responsible for the daily supervision of the nursing, laboratory, medical, radiology and referral staff, including all relative administration duties. The Director of Nursing will supervise and coordinate activities of the staff to ensure that the patients receive proper care and that the provider’s orders are executed appropriately. Will coordinate, complete and integrate quality assurance, risk management and reporting duties. Reports directly to the Medical Services Director

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Must have a current New York State Registered Nurse license. Minimum of three (3) years nursing experience and two (2) years supervisory experience required. Background related to quality improvement activities required. Strong interpersonal skills and self-motivation required. Must be able to interact with providers, nurses, other staff, patients and family members.

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.

Language Teacher (1FT)

Applications due by:
SALC - Salamanca, NY
Salary: $15.22

Job Description

Teaches Seneca Language to a wide variety of students through structured classes; plans lessons according to curriculum guidelines set forth by Seneca Language Program staff. Reports directly to the Seneca Language Coordinator.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Must be proficient or fluent in the Seneca Language. Previous teaching experience desired. Must be able to work independently and possess good communication skills both written and oral. Seneca preference.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3526
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

After School Teaching Assistant (2PT 35weeks)

Position is open until filled
Education Dept. Irving, NY
Salary: $12.31/hour

Job Description

Assists the AASP/JOM Teacher to provide academic assistance to Native American students by referral of department staff, school personnel, Title VII staff, or parents. Assist the AASP/JOM Teacher with activities developed referred students in re-teaching core concepts, study skills, homework skills and completion, test taking skills, and any other services required for their successfully completion of formal schooling and community needs.

Qualifications

High School or Equivalent, and a New York State Teaching Certificate, or must be willing to achieve certification within a year of hire. Must be able to function independently and as a team. Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to handle and maintain good working relationships on an ongoing basis. Must have strong communication skills both verbal and written, as with the ability to communicate student progress and challenges in a constructive way with both teachers and parents. Must have strong resourcefulness and creativity. Must have valid NYS 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.