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)

Job postings for the Seneca Gaming Authority are also availiable here.

Vision 2020 Coordinator (1FT Temp)

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

Job Description

Provides and coordinates all aspects of planning, development, operation, management and evaluation of the territories educational Vision 2020 program. Maintains close working relationship with public schools, education programs, and the community.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Education, or related field. At least two (2) years successful experience working with Native American students with extensive knowledge of reservation community, with 1 – 3 years of supervisory experience.

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.

Vision 20/20 Coordinator (1FT/TEMP)

Applications due by:
Education-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $18.84

Job Description

Provides and coordinates all aspects of planning, development, operation, management and evaluation of the territories educational Vision 2020 program. Maintains close working relationship with public schools, education programs, and the community.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Education, or related field. At least two (2) years successful experience working with Native American students with extensive knowledge of reservation community, with 1 – 3 years of supervisory experience.

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.

Library Clerk (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Library-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $11.08

Job Description

Assists patrons in finding materials and information, greets and directs visitors in a friendly and appropriate manner, performs general library functions, and works front desk area.

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent. Must have experience in word/excel computer skills and library experience preferred. Must have excellent communication skills. Flexible schedule required including weekends and evening hours.

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.

Assistant Golf Professional - Seasonal

Position is open until filled
Lewiston, NY
Salary: TBD

Job Description

The Assistant Golf Pro assists the Head Golf Professional with all golf shop activities and outside services operations and is responsible for ensuring that guests receive outstanding customer service, which meets or exceeds their expectations. The Assistant Golf Pro is instrumental in organizing and implementing golf events, tournaments, outings, leagues, retail merchandising, teaching clinics and other golf programs designed to improve the Club’s products and services as well as its competitive position in the marketplace.

Qualifications

PGA apprentice or better, preferred. Minimum 3 years of experience in the golf industry required. Demonstrated experience and capability in the areas of tournament operations, retailing, marketing, and/or sales, customer service, and guest relations required. Demonstrated quality written, verbal, interpersonal communication skills. Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights/weekends. Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.

Submit applications/resume to:
Fran Roach
4560 Creek Road
Lewiston, NY 14092
Phone
(716) 754-2424
 
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Court Clerk (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Judicial-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $16.93

Job Description

Assist the assigned court Judge in research, analysis and administrative functions on a daily basis. Gathers statistical data generated through court activities in order to advise and assist the Court Judge in carrying out appropriate administration of the Court.

Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in Legal studies and/or three (3) years experience in the legal field. Knowledge of the overall SNI Policies and Procedures. Legal terminology and dictation a must. Typing speed of 50 WPM, Notary preferred. Must be able to carry on the day-to-day operations of the Court in the absence of the Administrative Court Judge. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Deputy Marshal (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Marshals-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $16.93

Job Description

Responsible for the enforcement of laws, codes and ordinances with the boundaries of the Seneca Territories. Will assist in the investigation of criminal and civil offenses and the apprehension of criminals. This is a position of civic responsibility demanding high moral character, sound judgement and self-reliance. Reports to the Chief Marshal on designated territory.

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent. Must have satisfactorily passed basic Police Officer training or be willing to attend class and successfully complete all requirements. Candidate must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid NYS driver’s license. Must be in excellent physical condition. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Summer Youth Coordinator (2FT Temp)

Applications due by:
E&T, Irving & Salamanca
Salary: $12.31/hour

Job Description

Responsible for the accurate implementation of the Tribal 477 “Summer Youth Program”. Develops job readiness training and other pertinent training activities to complement the work experience of the participants. Maintains contact with participants parents, informing them of their child’s participation. Performs Case Management with other Tribal 477 staff. Assists in final report to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Qualifications

Associate’s Degree and/or minimum of 2 years experience in related field. Must have a valid NYS Driver’s license. Must possess ability to deal with public. Previous experience with Youth Services a plus.

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 (1PT Permanent)

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

Job Description

Responsible for the safety of people using the swimming 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.

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 I (1FT)

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

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 individual who is 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
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.

Laborer I (1FT)

Applications due by:
DPW Irving, 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
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.

Mentor Advocates (2PT)

Position is open until filled
Seneca Strong/Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County Catt/Alleg, NY
Salary: $11.00/hour

Job Description

A great opportunity to interact with youth and be a positive influence in their lives. As a member of the Program Department's Client Services Team, the Mentor Advocate (MA) position is responsible for proving direct service to youth in small group and individual settings within the Seneca Nation of Indians on the Cattaraugus and Allegany Territories. The MA is responsible for planning the activities and during these outings the MA has the opportunity to develop personal mentoring relationships with the youth. The individual in this role works independently much of the time but also interacts closely with agency case management staff to ensure positive development.

Qualifications

Driver's license, Associates Degree or Equivalent Experience with youth and applicants should be familiar and comfortable with travel within the Cattaraugus and Allegany territories. Applicants should have a strong lifelong knowledge of, and relationship with the Seneca Nation of Indians. Position also entails independent work and collaboration with agency staff and community resources. Schedule includes some late evening hours. Personal transportation 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.

Assistant General Manager (1FT/TEMP)

Applications due by:
Highbanks-Steamburg, NY
Salary: $16.93

Job Description

Emphasizing on customer service, the Assistant GM must represent the Seneca Nation and Highbanks Campground in a professional manner. They will assist with the oversight and coordination of daily operation of the Highbanks Campground including record keeping, taking reservations, scheduling, and assisting campers with needs.

Qualifications

High School Diploma and advanced studies in related field 2 years’ experience in supervising campground experience preferred. 5 years’ experience in hospitality and customer service. Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as a strong ability to manage financial records, budgeting, inventory, reservations, scheduling, staff, and IT issues. Proven ability to work with computer software programs. Must be willing to work flexible hours including nights and weekends Must possess valid driver’s license

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Accounting Specialist II (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Fiscal-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $16.93

Job Description

Support Fiscal department accounting staff as directed. Prepare travel arrangements for most departments. Ensure all travel arrangements are made timely and in the most cost efficient manner. Track travel authorizations from request to processing of checks.

Qualifications

Associates degree in Accounting or similar area and two plus years' experience in the field. Excellent computer skills- MS Office Suite. Excellent organizational skills, written and oral communication.

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.

Maintenance Supervisor (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Highbanks-Steamburg, NY
Salary: $16.93

Job Description

Under direction, is responsible for planning and completing the maintenance activities for Highbanks Campgrounds. Performs a variety of maintenance and cleaning functions for buildings and grounds; performs semi-skilled work such as minor electrical and plumbing repairs; performs carpentry, painting, and other maintenance work. Administrative responsibilities include budgeting, purchasing, maintaining inventories, work order processing and monitoring service contracts.

Qualifications

High School Diploma and advanced studies in related field. 5 years’ experience in maintenance related field. Possess excellent organizational skills and ability to perform duties in a timely manner. Must be willing to work flexible hours including nights and weekends. Must possess valid driver’s license.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Groundskeeper/Laborer (2FT/TEMP)

Applications due by:
Highbanks-Steamburg, NY
Salary: $10.25

Job Description

Performs a variety of cleaning and grounds maintenance tasks throughout Highbanks campground area to maintain a sanitary and inviting environment. Includes but is not limited to cleaning cabins and facilities, grounds keeping and general maintenance duties. Operates various equipment (lawnmower, trimmers, machinery, power tools, etc.) used in the performance of duties. Positions require heavy lifting and a valid driver's license.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Experience operating small machinery and hand tools. Ability to maintain work orders and record of completed tasks. Must be willing to work flexible hours including nights and weekends. Must possess valid driver’s license.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Accounts Payable Specialist I (1FT/PERM)

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

Job Description

Process various SNI payables from source documents. Responsible for specific alphabetized accounts. Responsible for vendor maintenance and reconciliation.

Qualifications

Associates degree in business field. Two to three years experience in a related field. Knowledge of Excel, accounting software and MSWord.

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.

Assistant Editor (1FT/TEMP)

Applications due by:
Newsletter-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $21.62

Job Description

The Seneca Nation Official Newsletter provides SNI news to the Seneca Public on a regular, bi-monthly basis and serves as a vehicle for the President, Treasurer, Clerk and Tribal Council to communicate with the Seneca public. The Assistant Editor will provide administrative support to free the attention of the Managing Editor. Responsible for organization of information provided for the print of each publication. Assists with editing and proofreading of information received. Serves as a liaison between community members and Editor for Newsletter submissions.

Qualifications

Associate’s degree in Secretarial Science, Computer Design and Graphics with 3 years related experience and/or a combination of education and experience equivalent to the aforementioned. Must be computer proficient in Multi-Ad Creator, Adobe Publishing and Photoshop as well as other related newsletter printing software to include word, excel and database applications. Ability to operate a multi-digital camera preferred. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to meet multiple deadlines. Must possess a valid NYS Driver’s License.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Teacher/Tutor (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Education-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $18.84

Job Description

Provide academic assistance to Native American students by referral of staff or parents 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 two (2) years successful experience working with Native American students with extensive knowledge of reservation community. Background Clearance required. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Administrative Assistant (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Owner's Representative-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $13.68

Job Description

Provides administrative support to free the attention of the supervisor. Assist in the development of departmental procedures. Serves as liaison between staff and supervisor/dept head. Performance objectives include planning, research, communication, project coordination, record keeping, inventory management and budgeting.

Qualifications

Associate’s degree in Office Management/Business Administration or related field. Three years related work experience. Must be computer proficient in word processing and spreadsheet applications. Accounting and Bookkeeping necessary. Must be able to pass a background/criminal history clearance as mandated by Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act, if applicable. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone
(716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.