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

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.

Teaching Assistant (1PT)

Position is open until filled
Education 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 Diploma or GED Certification: New York State Teaching Certificate or take measures to achieve certification within a year of hire. Must be able to function independently and as a team. Valid NYS Driver's license. Requires background clearance in accordance with the 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.

CDL Driver (1FT) (1)

Position is open until filled
AOA Irving, NY
Salary: $17.46/hour

Job Description

Operate a vehicle to transport participants to various locations as required. Assist participants in boarding and leaving vehicle. Assist with any packages.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Must have a Commercial Driver License with passenger endorsement and at least 21 years of age with one year experience driving. Possess knowledge of vehicle maintenance and its operation. Must be able to work flexible hours.

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.

Diabetes Administrative Assistant

Applications due by:
Irving, NY
Salary: Grade 6

Job Description

Provide administrative support to the attention of the supervisor. Assists in the development of departmental procedures, serves as liaison between staff and supervisor/department head. Performance objectives include planning, research, communication, project coordination, record keeping, inventory management and budgeting.

Qualifications

High school/Equivalent plus a 2 year degree in Office Management/Business Administration or related field preferred. 3 years work experience. Must be computer proficient in word processing and spreadsheet applications.

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.

Health Educator II

Applications due by:
Irving, NY
Salary: Grade 7

Job Description

Under the direction of the HOPE Unit Coordinator, the incumbent is responsible for the provision of health education services for the Seneca Nation of Indians Health Department. Reports directly to HOPE Unit Coordinator.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Science or a related field or LPN with three years of experience in community education. Candidate must possess good organizational skills and communication abilities.

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 Service Helper (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Area Office of Aging (A.O.A.)-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $9.95

Job Description

Incumbent is responsible for assisting in all phases of meal preparation, service, and clean up on a daily basis. Works under the direct supervision of the Head Cook.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent. A minimum of two years in food preparation experience. Must posses knowledge of kitchen sanitation. Must be physically fit and able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds. Must be at least 21 years old and have a Valid Driver's License. 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 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

LPN (1FT)

Applications due by:
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. 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.

Lifeguard/Activity Aide (1FT/2PT/SEASONAL)

Position is open until filled
Allegany Community Center-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. 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. 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
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.

Mechanic (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
D.P.W.-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $16.45

Job Description

Performs vehicle fleet maintenance and repairs for various departments within the government of the Seneca Nation. Assists in all types of maintenance as required by department head. Maintains fleet maintenance information for timely preventative maintenance.

Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in Automotive Maintenance or related field. Minimum of three years experience in auto mechanics at a certified service station or other experience in fleet maintenance. Ability to work independently. Must be physically fit and possess a valid NYS driver’s license and be at least 21 years of age. 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 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Laborer I (2FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
D.P.W.-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $12.31

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. 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 x3185
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Livestock Handler Trainee (6 FT)

Applications due by:
Agriculture Irving, NY
Salary: $9.56/hour

Job Description

Responsible to care for and raise livestock(includes bison and elk, but not limited to) and perform general labor duties. Duties may include feeding, watering, herding, grazing, castrating, branding, weighing, catching, and loading animals. May maintain records on animals; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist in birth deliveries; and administer medications, vaccinations, or insecticides as appropriate. May clean and maintain animal housing areas. May also be required to assist in preparing soil, planting, maintain and harvesting crops, assist with heavy lifting, overall grounds keeping and miscellaneous odd jobs, as required.

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent. Must be able to operate small hand tools and power tools. Mechanically inclined and possess some general large animal/livestock experience, farming knowledge and experience. Large animal handling, farming and maintenance experience preferred; and forklift operation experience a plus. Must be physically capable of lifting items weighing fifty pounds, or more; and be able to withstand working in harsh weather conditions. A valid NYS driver's license is required. Must be able and available to work flexible hours and weekends.

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.

Livestock Coordinator Trainee (1FT)

Applications due by:
Agriculture Irving, NY
Salary: $10.25/hour

Job Description

Responsible to care for and raise livestock (includes bison and elk, but not limited to), perform general labor duties and supervise Livestock Handlers. Duties may include feeding, watering, herding, grazing, castrating, branding, weighing, catching, and loading animals. Maintain records on animals; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist in birth deliveries; and administer medications, vaccinations, or insecticides as appropriate. May clean and maintain animal housing areas. May also be required to assist in preparing soil, planting, maintain and harvesting crops, assist with heavy lifting, overall grounds keeping and miscellaneous odd jobs, as required. In addition, this position will position will include limited administrative responsibilities.

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent. Must be able to operate small hand tools and power tools. Must be experienced with driving a tractor and working with trailers. Should be mechanically inclined and possess some general large animal/livestock experience, farming knowledge and experience. Large animal handling, farming and maintenance experience preferred; and forklift operation experience a plus. Agricultural management experience is preferred. Must be physically capable of lifting items weighing fifty pounds, or more; and be able to withstand working in harsh weather conditions. A valid NYS driver's license is required. Must be available to work flexible hours and weekends.

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.

Maintenance I (1FT)

Applications due by:
Seneca Nation Housing Authority Irving, NY
Salary: $13.68-$19.16

Job Description

Assists with upkeep, repairs, renovation and replacement to the interior, exterior equipment and grounds of the housing unit owned, managed by, or under the Housing Authority.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Must be neat in appearance and in good physical condition. Work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays. Must have at least two years of experience in any of the following: carpentry, plumbing, basic electric or masonry. Possess a valid NYS driver's license. 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.

Apprentice II (1FT/PERM)

Position is open until filled
Education-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $15.22

Job Description

Teaches Seneca Language to a wide variety of students/adults through structured classes: plans lessons according to curriculum guidelines set forth by Seneca Language Policy to promote the preservation and perpetuation of naturally spoken Seneca from and to community members regardless of location. A standards-based Seneca Language and Culture Curriculum for instruction and assessment provides the basis for topics divided into language developmental sequences for early, beginning, intermediate, proficient I and proficient II learners.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Education, NYS Certified Teacher or High School Graduate or Equivalent with 3 years demonstrated teaching experience. Must enroll for a teaching or education degree within 1 year of employment to meet qualifications. 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 oral and written. Must be able to work with a wide variety of age levels in classroom activities. Must be able to offer individual assistance. Seneca preference. Position is subject to Background Check, Pre-Employment and Random Drug Screens.

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.

Peer Recovery Advocate

Position is open until filled
Irving, NY & Salamanca, NY
Salary: Grade 5

Job Description

Peer Recovery Advocate will provide direct services to community members struggling with substance use and behavioral health concerns. 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 Recovery Advocates model competence and the possibility of recovery, and assist recipients in developing the perspectives and skills that facilitate recovery.

Qualifications

A valid driver’s license and ability to drive a Nation vehicle is required as some driving and/or transportation may be required to take clients to medical appointments, job sites, social activities and other community resources. High School Diploma or equivalency. Maintain strict confidentiality and HIPAA standards. Will obtain certification as Certified Recovery Peer Advocate within 12 months of employment

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.

QI/UR/IPC RN Manager

Position is open until filled
Allegany- LRJ
Salary: Neg.

Job Description

Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, the Quality Improvement/Utilization Review/Improving Patient Care Registered Nurse Manager (QI/UR/IPC RN Manager) will help to establish and coordinate programs for quality improvement and utilization review in both CIR and LRJ health centers that will ensure that the best evidence-based medical practices are in place, in accordance with the IPC goals and SNHS policies.

Qualifications

Bachelor's of Science in Nursing with current NYS RN license. Requires 5 years RN Clinical experience. 5 years experience in a supervisory capacity. Must have 5+ years experience and or training in Quality assurance, quality improvement , utilization review, or patient- centered medical home/IPC. Knowledge of IHS standards and practices is a must.

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.

Bus Driver (1FT)

Position is open until filled
Transportation/Education Irving, NY
Salary: $17.46/hour

Job Description

In accordance with SNI Personnel Policy, a Bus Driver will operate on a regular schedule, transporting children on scheduled runs. Assume responsibility for the safety of the passengers at all times.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Valid NYS driver's license. Must be 21 years of age and possess a CDL license with School Bus Endorsement. Must have a clean driving record. Must have excellent people skills and be able to deal with small children. Possess the ability to work as team member. Previous bus driving experience preferred. 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.

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.

Deputy Emergency Coordinator (1FT)

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

Job Description

Assists with overall department programs and special projects; focusing on education and outreach aspects to gain a working knowledge of department operations. This position will assist in all department activity while examining ways to enhance department operations. This position with a working knowledge of department policies and operational functions shall provide a smooth transition of personnel coverage during the absence of any of the department staff.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalency. Must be able to follow verbal and/or written instruction effectively; Must have strong written and interpersonal communication skills; able to work independently and complete tasks in a timely manner. Must possess a valid NUS 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.

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.

RN/CDE

Position is open until filled
Cattaraugus
Salary: Grade 10

Job Description

Under the direction of the Diabetes Grant Administrator, the incumbent will work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team and will actively plan and participate in providing diabetes education, based on established ADA certified teaching program. Assesses plans, develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates the diabetes education for all health center patients. Utilizes current research related to diabetes mellitus.

Qualifications

Licensed Registered Professional Nurse in NYS, with active/current certification as a Diabetes Educator from the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educator.

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 (1FT, 1PT)

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

Job Description

Under the direction of the Facilities/Transportation Manager, the cleaner is responsible for the cleaning of designated areas.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Experience in general cleaning is helpful. Must be physically fit with the ability to lift approximately 40 lbs. Must be able to work flexible hours, split shifts and weekends. 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.

Lifeguard (3PT)

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 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 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.

Health Information Manager (1 FT )

Position is open until filled
Irving and Salamanca, NY
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 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.