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

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:
Mark Hoesing
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.

Electrician (1FT/PERM)

Position is open until filled
Facilities-Salamanca/Irving, NY
Salary: $23.30

Job Description

Responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems, apparatus and electrical electronic components of industrial machinery, equipment by following electrical codes, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications. Involves the hands-on assembly and disassemble of component parts and machinery in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals and manufacturers specifications. All duties are to be performed within guidelines of Seneca Nation of Indians policies and procedures, internal controls and objectives.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or its equivalency required. Vocational training certificate or apprentice training program preferred. Knowledge and experience in commercial electrical application a must. Must be well versed in the interpretation and implementation of the National Electrical Code, the New Sate Uniform building and Fire Prevention Code, national Fire Prevention Association and Occupational Safety and Health Association. Knowledge of OSHA safety regulations and penalties, state safety regulations, environmental policies affecting plant operations. Able to read interpret and implement the intent of architectural, engineering and design drawings in all phases of building construction.Knowledge and experience in subjects such as blueprint reading, electrical theory, electronics, mathematics, mechanical drawing, electrical code requirements and safety practices.

Submit applications/resume to:
Human Resources Department
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.

Site Manager (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
A.O.A.-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $9.95

Job Description

Coordinates and assists in planning leisure and recreational activities for site participants. Refers program participants to appropriate agencies/services. Maintains related files and records.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Six (6) months experience in recreation and/or senior program.

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.

Certified Mechanic (1FT/PERM)

Position is open until filled
D.P.W.-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $NEGOTIABLE$

Job Description

Will perform master journey-level work in the diagnostic, overhaul, adjustment repair and maintenance of SNI vehicles and equipment; complete metal fabrication and repairs as needed; act as lead worker to other classified staff in the area; Will be responsible for the full range of automotive maintenance and repair needed to keep all fleet vehicles and equipment in good running condition, including gas, diesel and electrical engines. Incumbents in this classification typically inspect automotive, and/or farm equipment to determine necessary corrective action; perform diagnostic tests using engine analyzes; fabricate or modify equipment and various other metal structures.

Qualifications

High School diploma or Equivalency, supplemented by completion of a union, private (in-house), Military, or trade school apprenticeship program that includes theory and on-the-job work, Two years as a journey-level mechanic in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting. ASE certification as master mechanic; certified welder. Experience in metal fabrication (welding). Must possess a and maintain a valid driver’s license. Must keep current with the following: ABS brake systems, fuel management systems, automotive electrical training, and ASE certification automotive diagnostic. Complete the following training's as required : fork lift operation certification, lock out tag out, fall arrest, confined space, MSDS, asbestos and lead identification, ladder safety, emergency evacuation, in-house OSHA and respirator training. Must be able to lift 50 lbs., bend and climb, and walk. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. 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.

Laborer II (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Facilities-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $13.68

Job Description

Help installation, maintenance, and repair workers in maintenance, parts replacement, and repair of vehicles, industrial machinery, and electrical and electronic equipment. Perform duties, such as furnishing tools, materials, and supplies to other workers; cleaning work area, machines, and tools; and holding materials or tools for other workers.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Must be knowledgeable of hand and power tools including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. Experience in any of the following: carpentry, plumbing, electric or masonry preferred. Should be mechanically inclined. Must be physically fit and able to work flexible hours and weekends. Must have NYS Driver’s License with good driving record and 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 x3113
Fax
(716) 532-8235
Additional information:
  • Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Fish Hatchery Youth Labor Technician (6PT/TEMP)

Applications due by:
Conservation-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $10.00

Job Description

Youth laborers (15 to 19 years of age) remove trash, residual building debris, carry lumber, bags of cement, cinder blocks and wooden wall panels. Summer Youth will be used in the preparation process of the artificial habitat being placed in the Habitat Project Areas. This will involve erecting the artificial habitat and deploying some of the habitat in shallow water areas.

Qualifications

Must be attending High School or High School graduate or equivalent. Must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Possession of valid NYS driver’s license is preferred. 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.

Cleaner (2PT) (1)

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

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. Subject to background check in compliance with 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.

Activities Leader (1PT)

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

Job Description

Conducts recreational activities at the Nation or area community facilities and coordinates participant involvement, assist supervisory personnel in planning and coordinating activities, demonstrations or other events.

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent. A minimum two (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. 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.

Lifeguards (3FT/2PT/TEMP)

Position is open until filled
Highbanks-Steamburg, NY
Salary: $10.25

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
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.

Laborer (2 FT)

Applications due by:
CCC & ECLC, 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. Have some computer skills and have knowledge of emergency generator operations. 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.

Loan Officer/Collection

Position is open until filled
Irving, NY
Salary: TBD

Job Description

Ensure consumer lending policies and procedures best serve the credit union and its members. Manage the day-today operation of the consumer loan department. Ensure compliance with state and federal lending laws. Monitor and analyze economic conditions affecting the consumer loan department and recommend appropriate action. Responsible for interviewing and evaluating applicants for loans and processing various loan applications. Gather background information and analyze loan applicants' credit history. Approve or deny loan applications based on analysis. Operate with substantial credit authority. Responsible for the control of late and/or delinquent loan accounts and pending late payment reminders. Make follow up telephone calls on delinquent loan accounts and maintain accurate records on delinquent loan accounts. Optimize collections on accounts while balancing the goodwill of members with the overall business interests of the credit union.

Qualifications

Related business degree or 5+ years related experience. Proven skills as consensus builder/team orientation. 3-5 years leadership/supervisory experience. Excellent communication skills. Position is subject to background check, pre-employment and random drug screens. This position description is not meant to be all inclusive but to give a general outline of duties to be performed.

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.

General Manager

Position is open until filled
Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course
Salary: TBD

Job Description

Manage and direct overall operational and fiscal performance of the golf, restaurant and maintenance operations in compliance with KemperSports policies and procedures. Develop and implement exceptional guest service standards in all related departments. The General Manager will execute a detailed operations plan and support of an extensive marketing and public relations plan. The position requires the need for an experienced high end daily fee manager who has a proven track record in these types of operations and displays exceptional leadership qualities.

Qualifications

College degree preferred. 5 years applicable management experience, emphasis in resorts or high end daily fee club operations required. Demonstrated and proven experience in budget development, fiscal management, strategic planning, and staff management. Experienced in creating successful programming which is designed to maximize the guest experience as well as existing and potential revenue opportunities. Demonstrated written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including evenings/weekends. Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.

Special Requirements

Oversee and direct all key functional support leaders, including: the Superintendent, the Golf Professionals, the Chefs, the Sales and Marketing Director, the Club Controller/Human Resource Manager, and the applicable support staff. Ability to develop and execute a successful marketing plan which significantly enhances all major revenue generating opportunities as well as incremental revenue potential. Coordinate all sales and marketing tactics and strategies with sales and marketing director. This position will require a person with strong verbal and non-verbal communications and will be the main contact with client representatives. Monitor and evaluate financial performance relative to budget goals and objectives as indicated in the annual budgeting process as well as analysis of key performance indicators. Ability to proactively generate systematic action plans and hold applicable staff members accountable for the proper execution of improvement strategies. Coordinate accounting operations with KemperSports home office, including the necessary financial reporting, operational expenses and payroll records. Direct, coordinate and monitor the development of the golf operations and restaurants annual business plan, marketing plan and operating budget. Develop and communicate recommendations for a capital improvement strategy, along with ROI analysis, which will enhance the guest experience and generate additional revenue opportunities. Analyze and evaluate operations to determine productivity efficiencies vs. budgeted standards. Review and approve financial expenditures and transactions relative to operations, services, and facilities/equipment within and according to established guidelines and procedures. Insure the quality of guest service activities in all departments. Formulate general plans and oversee their implementation towards achieving guest service excellence at a destination resort. Provide inspirational leadership, direction, supervision, and guidance to all staff members in accord with KemperSports culture and mission statement to promote positive employee morale and performance standards.

Submit applications/resume to:
Mark Hoesing
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.