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

Math Academic Assistance Team Member

Position is open until filled
AmeriCorps Program Irving, NY

Job Description

Under the direction of the AmeriCorps Program Manager and the Seneca Nation Education Department-Cattaraugus, the member will serve in providing academic assistance in native students in grades K-8 to improve math scores. Team members are assigned to serve in one of the Elementary or Middle School Sites at Gowanda, Lake Shore, or Silver Creek School Districts, The member will assist students in a one-on-one or a small group basis, inside or outside of the regular classroom, with math strategies and model appropriate behavior and provide resources to assist each student to thrive in their educational environment. Members will encourage students to explore and learn more about current and future existing careers that are available in the STEM sphere. The Member will also serve as a volunteer with the Seneca Nation Emergency management department in the event of a natural disaster.

Qualifications

High School Diploma. Some college is preferred. Must be a U.S. Citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Organized aptitude to manage details efficiently and effectively serving native students. Computer proficient including MS Word and Excel. Flexibility, patience, tolerance, and willingness to learn new related skills in service to students.

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.

English/ELA Academic Assistance Team Member

Position is open until filled
AmeriCorps Program Irving, NY

Job Description

Under the direction of the AmeriCorps Program Manager and the Seneca Nation Education Department-Cattaraugus, the member will serve in providing academic assistance to native students in grades K-8 to improve ELA-Reading scores. Team Members are assigned to serve in one of the Elementary or Middle School Sites at Gowanda, Lake Shore, Silver Creek School Districts. The Member will assist students in a one-on-one or a small group basis, inside or outside of the regular classroom; with ELA strategies and model appropriate behavior and provide resources to assist each student to thrive in their school educational environment. Members will also promote ELA opportunities with all students. The Member will also serve as a volunteer with the Seneca Nation Emergency Management Department in the event of a natural disaster.

Qualifications

High School Diploma. Some college is preferred. Must be a U.S. Citizen, national or lawful permanent resident. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Organized aptitude to manage details efficiently and effectively serving native students. Computer proficient including MS Word and Excel. Flexibility, patience, tolerance, and willingness to learn new related skills in service to students.

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.

Seneca Language, History & Culture Team

Position is open until filled
AmeriCorps Program Irving, NY

Job Description

Under the direction of the AmeriCorps Program Manager and the Seneca Nation Education Department-Cattaraugus, the member will serve in providing assistance to native students in grades K-8 in developing their knowledge of Seneca Language, History and Culture. The Member will develop creative ways to incorporate Seneca Language, History and Culture into Academic Assistance Team members daily work with the students. The Member will actively plan and participate in outreach activities and events promoting Seneca Language, History and Culture and also assist with the Seneca Nation Education Department's cultural activities and programs. The Member will also serve as a volunteer with the Seneca Nation Emergency Management Department in the event of a natural disaster.

Qualifications

High School Diploma. Some college is preferred. Knowledge of Seneca Language, History and Culture. Must be a US citizen, national or lawful permanent resident. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Organized aptitude to manage details efficiently and effectively serving native students and the community. Computer proficient including MS Word and Excel. Flexibility, patience, tolerance, and willingness to learn new related skills in service to students.

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)

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

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 of 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.

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.

Apprentice I (2FT)

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. In this position they will be given introductory lessons and workshops on Language, History and Culture and Lifeway's. They will also be placed on a rotation plan working with the Faithkeepers School, the museum and library as well as participating in community programming.

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent. Preference will be given to individuals who are willing to work towards Level II proficiency Seneca Language and 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 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Teaching Assistant (5FT)

Applications due by:
SALC: Salamanca, NY
Salary: $12.31

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 certificates in emergency first aid and CPR for appropriate age level, CPS reporting requirements, and serving children with special needs training.

Qualifications

Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education and previous two year experience in Early Childhood. Knowledge of Seneca Culture preferred.

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.

Sales Associate (2FT)

Applications due by:
WGWE: Salamanca, NY
Salary: $9.00 +Commission

Job Description

Sells and services new and existing accounts for WGWE 105.9FM. Performs sales and services functions for targeted markets and programs.

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent. Prior sales related experience and/or training beneficial but not required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, able to work with minimal supervision, individually and s part of a team. Must have excellent relation-building skills, as well as strong oral and written communication skills. Must possess a valid NYS Driver's license. Significant local travel is required with use of a reliable personal vehicle. Knowledge of Seneca customs, traditions and practices helpful; ability to work in diverse cultural environment.

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.

Sales Manager (1FT)

Applications due by:
WGWE: Salamanca, NY
Salary: $18.25 +Commission

Job Description

Plans and implements sales, marketing and advertising programs, both short and long term, targeted towards existing and new markets by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Sales, Marketing or Business preferred. 3-5 years prior sales experience preferred, or Associate’s Degree and 7 years+ experience. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, able to work with minimal supervision, individual and as part of a team. Must have excellent relationship-building skills, as well as strong oral and written communication skills. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Significant local travel is required. Position requires the use of a reliable personal vehicle. Knowledge of Seneca customs, traditions, and practices helpful; ability to work in diverse cultural environment 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.

Lead Head Start Teacher (1FT)

Position is open until filled
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $16.93/hour

Job Description

Teacher will be responsible for overall classroom operation. Develop a working knowledge about Head Start Performance Standards, Department of Social Services licensing regulations, hold certificates in emergency first aid and CPR for appropriate age levels, know CPS reporting requirements, and how serving children with special needs. The Education Specialist, Teaching Assistants, and administrative staff will give support.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education with 2-4 years experience as a Teaching Assistant in an Early Childhood setting. Must demonstrate written, verbal, formal, and non-formal communication skills as well as basic computer skills. Background Clearance required.

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 (3FT)

Position is open until filled
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $13.68/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, non-formal communications skills as well as basic computer skills. Background Clearance required. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438
Irving, NY 14081
Phone
(716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

HVAC Technician (1FT)

Applications due by:
Facilities Irving, NY
Salary: $23.30/hour

Job Description

The HVAC Technician shall be responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems, apparatus, electrical and electronic components of heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) equipment and the site by following electrical codes, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications. Involves the hands-on assembly, disassembly of component parts and machinery in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and manufacturers specifications. All duties are to be performed within the guidelines of the Seneca Nation of Indians policies and procedures.

Qualifications

1. High School Diploma 2. Must possess and retain an ARI Certification for HVAC Technician-type: universal 3. Hands-on HVAC experience. Knowledge and experience in commercial HVAC applications a must. 4. Must be well versed in the interpretation of the National Electrical Code, the New York State Uniform Building Code, National Fire Prevention Association and Occupational safety and Health Association: a plus • HVAC: a working knowledge of HVAC is essential, specifically air cooled units and knowledge of air flow. Thorough understanding of controls, chillers, generators, air filtration, dust collection and HEPA filtering systems, pipefitting and sheet metal installation and repairs • Electrical: Must have an in-depth experience in commercial/industrial systems, 480/280V 3-Ph system; 3-Ph motor wiring, motor and electrical control systems and conduit runs. • Plumbing: Proficient in copper, PVC and T&C piping. Must know how to run pipe and use the tools necessary to the field. Copper sweating proficiency expected. 5. Able to read, interpret, and implement the intent of architectural, engineering and design drawings in all phases of building construction. 6. Experienced overseeing work performed by subcontractors to insure compliance with contract specifications and documents. Organize job plans, work and direct other employees co-working on joint projects and monitoring the job progress. 7. Broad HVAC training, using testing equipment, gauges, drawings, schematics, various precision instruments and required tools of the field. Knowledge and experience in subjects such as blueprint reading, electrical theory, electronics, mathematics, mechanical drawing, electrical code requirements, safety and first aid practices, welding, fire alarm systems, HVAC-heating, ventilation and air conditioning and plumbing: a plus. 8. Must be knowledgeable in the operation and use of hand tools when working on HVAC projects. Tools generally used are: screwdrivers, knives, hacksaws and testing equipment such as particle counter, aerosol generator, voltmeter, micro manometer, oscilloscopes, ammeters and test lamps.

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.

After Hour Tutor/Split (1PT)

Applications due by:
Education Irving, NY
Salary: $20.95/hour

Job Description

Provide academic assistance to Native American students with activities developed to assist these students in study skills, homework skills, and test taking skills.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Education, NYS Teaching Certification preferred. At least 2 years successful experience working with Native American students. 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.

Receptionist (1FT)

Applications due by:
ACC: Salamanca, NY
Salary: $8.95

Job Description

Responsible for answering all incoming, out-going and intra-system calls. Greets and directs visitors to appropriate person or location.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Knowledge of MS Office, especially Word and Excel. Must have a courteous and have pleasant phone personality. Evening and weekends required. Background clearance required in accordance with the 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 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Operations Manager (1FT)

Applications due by:
ACC: Salamanca, NY
Salary: $20.95

Job Description

Assist in financial management for all Community Center administration and services. Responsible for marketing and advertising needs of Community Center. Promote team work and harmonious work environment. Ensure excellent customer service to the Seneca community.

Qualifications

Bachelor in Business Administration with three to five years related experience. Experience in Community Center/Sports Arena management is a plus. Must possess excellent communication skills and be proficient in word processing and business related computer applications. Must pass a background criminal history clearance as mandated by Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
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 (3 FT, 2 at Irving and 1 in Salamanca)

Position is open until filled
Irving and Salamanca Sites
Salary: $15.22

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 (3 FT, 2 in Irving and 1 at Salamanca)

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

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.

Business Office Manager (1 FT)

Position is open until filled
Irving and Salamanca
Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

Participate in development of department goals and organizational structure. Directs and manages the Business Office of the Managed Care unit, which includes the Registration Clerks, Billing Clerk, and Patient Benefits Coordinator. As Business Office Manager, incumbent will ensure maximum utilization of alternate resources and other avoidance practices.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field. Three to five years experience in health care finance preferred with supervisory/management responsibility. Thorough knowledge of third party reimbursement/regulations, forecasting and planning skills. Must be knowledgeable with ICD-9, ICD-10 and CPT-4 coding, medical terminology and computers. Must be able to interpret provisions of health plans.

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.