Known as the "Keeper of the Western Door"

Job 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.

Employment Opportunities

Paramedic (PT)

Position is open until filled

Salary: $25.00/hour

Seneca EMS Irving, NY

Job description

To provide advance life support care to patients who are ill and/or injured. Transport and transfer patients and assesses the extent of an illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to follow. Applies artificial respiration or administers oxygen in cases of suffocation and asphyxiation, dispenses antiseptic solution to prevent infection, starts and administers intravenous fluids, and performs other emergency medical procedures during the ambulance ride.

Job qualification

High School Diploma or Equivalent with a postsecondary degree. Must have passed the EMT Basic. Must have completed an accredited EMT-Paramedic program and have a NY Paramedic Certification. Must be physically fit to perform job duties. Must have an American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support Certification. Must have AHA Advanced Life Support Certification. Must have a valid NYS driver’s license.

Submit applications/resume to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Food Safety Officer (FT)

Open until Filled

Salary: 22.95/hr

Agriculture Dept (Catt)

Job description

Primary responsibility is to complete the development of the “Seneca Nation Agriculture Food Safety Code”, ensure proper implementation and that the department operates in compliance with the Code. FSO also functions as the regulatory/compliance officer role, to ensure quality control, etc. Develop, implement and enforce standards, policies and food safety training programs. Uphold standard operating procedures (SOP) for product inspections and standardized work instructions.

Job qualification

Minimum of two to three years of food safety experience, management level of experience in USDA or FDA. Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health, Food Service, and Chemistry preferred. Experience with food processing and procedures may be exchanged for the Bachelor’s Degree. Prior knowledge if indigenous agriculture practices is a plus. Serve Safe Certification and food handling and packaging experience required. Demonstrated ability to instruct small groups of people. Able to work independently or within a group setting, Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary. Knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office Suite. Available to work weekend and evening hours, where applicable. Local travel will be required. Must have a valid NYS Driver’s License.

Submit applications/resume to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Teacher Assistant (7FT)

Open until filled

Salary: 15.00/hr

ECLC (Catt)

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

Job qualification

High School Graduate or Equivalent plus one-year previous experience in Early Childhood program or willingness to enroll in such courses. Knowledge of Seneca Culture preferred. Background Clearance is required

Submit applications/resume to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Lead Teacher (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: 17.22/hr

ECLC (Catt)

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.

Job qualification

Must have Child Development Associate (CDA) or an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. 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
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Registered Dietitian (PT)

Open until filled

Salary: 25.30/hr

AOA (Catt)

Job description

Responsible for developing and implementing nutrition program policies and procedures to ensure compliance with funding source and local health code requirements. Provide supervision and coordination of staff providing food service for the Area of Aging (AOA). This position requires considerable knowledge of nutritional needs of the elderly. Provide nutrition to clients, assess dietary and health needs of elders. Develop meal plans, gauge effects and keep abreast of latest research in nutritional and food sciences. Demonstrate good decision making, judgement capabilities, and effective communication while providing nutritional therapy.

Job qualification

Bachelor’s Degree in Nutritional Sciences/Dietetics Education or related field with five years experience. Must be current Registered Dietitian (RD), or willing to obtain. Must be proficient with computer software and ability to learn new computerized foodservice programs. Knowledgeable of food service practices and  procedures as well as the laws. The ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret program goals and objectives, policies and procedures related to the food and nutrition services. Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills. Must have a valid NYS drivers license. Must have knowledge in mandated reporting. Must maintain or willing to obtain a CPR/First Aid certificate.

Submit applications/resume to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

After Hour Tutor/Split (PT)

Open until filled

Salary: 22.95/hour

Education Dept (Catt)

Job description

Provide academic assistance to Native American students with activities developed to assist students in study, homework, and testing skills in order to maximize their learning. Will be responsible for helping K-12 develop competence in Science, Mathematics, English, and history.

Job qualification

Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Education, NYS Teaching Certification preferred. At least two years of experience working with Native American students. Ability to organize, implement, and teach informal educational programs. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and visual means. Working knowledge with using standard computer programs. Demonstrated initiative, reliability and dependability. Skill in supervising and ensuring a safe learning environment for students. Possess a basic knowledge of Native American communities and always maintain cultural sensitivity. Knowledge of effective learning methodology for elementary high school level students. Must have a valid NYS driver’s license.

Submit applications/resume to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Teaching Assistant/Aide (PT)

Open until filled

Salary: $15.00/hour

Education Dept (Catt)

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.

Job qualification

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

Submit applications/resume to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Sr. Full Stack Engineer (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $30.83/hour

IT Dept (Catt)

Job description

Write quality, maintainable front-end and back-end code with extensive test coverage in a highly-dynamic professional software engineering environment. Provide competent leadership, highly specialized and technical guidance to complex software engineering challenges. Full stack Engineers should be proficient, if not fluent, in the following:

-Ability to work among multiple teams and communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical teammates

-Server, network, and hosting environment

-Relational and non-relational databases

-How to interact with APIs and the external world

-User interface and user experience

-Quality Assurance

-Backup and security concerns throughout the program

-Understanding Seneca Nation business process needs

Job qualification

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Programming or related field; with 3-5 years experience in end to end full stack development. Business experience or a minor in Business Administration a plus. Willingness to learn, apply new technologies, and skills. A motivated self-starter is a must. Required Proficiency in the following languages, frameworks and technology; Javascript, jQuery, AngularJS, Access, MySQL, XML, MS-SQL, PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, C#/Razor,.Net, Foundation, Bootstrap, IIS/Apache (and Cpanel), semantic knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3. Experience with Illustrator and Photoshop; able to manipulate and create raster and vector images. Expert knowledge in the following content management systems: Umbraco, Djanco and WordPress. Networking and Active Directory Web Site / Application experience a must. Able to structure, create, and maintain highly normalized databases. Thorough understanding MVC programming. Ability to communicate effectively. Formulate well-structured sentences with the use of proper syntax/grammar for internal correspondence, as well as editing submitted content on SN public-facing websites.

Experience is preferred: Android (Java), iPhone (Objective C & Swift), Coffeescript, RESTful API creation, server-side CCS preprocessors, such as LESS and SASS, JIRA, AWS/Azure management, Node. Js, and NoSQL databases such as MongoDB.

Submit applications/resume to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

IT Engineer (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: Negotiable

IT Dept (Catt)

Job description

Incumbent will be responsible for overseeing, planning, analyzing, troubleshooting and implanting all technical aspects of the Seneca Nation’s Information Systems, including but not limited to, network systems, servers, storage, desktops, mobility, security, phones/media/communications, and disaster recovery. Responsible for prioritizing, delegating, and overseeing tasks, keeping all systems in good health and documenting all changes and updates.

Job qualification

BS in Computer Science or related field with five years work experience in Information Technology. Microsoft or Cisco certifications or relevant experience a plus. Must have extensive knowledge of all major components of an IT infrastructure, including routers, switches, servers, storage, security and TCP/IP. Must have knowledge of combination of modern Windows Server and client operating systems, including setup, administrator and security. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with strong support and analytic skills. Experience with Virtualization Technology for services (VMWare). Must be able to work independently. Must be able to communicate complex information to a non-technological audience. Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Must have working knowledge in knowing security protocols, IT systems, Networking infrastructures and database systems.

Submit applications/resume to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

SALC Teacher Assistant (17FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $15.00/hour

Seneca Nation (Allegany)

Job description

Together with other members of the teaching team, provide a quality education program for children. Attend and complete all required program workshops and training. Obtain certificate in emergency first aid and CPR for appropriate age level, CPS reporting requirements, and serving children with special needs training.

Job qualification

High School Diploma or equivalent plus one (1) year previous experience in Early Childhood program or willingness to enroll in such courses. Knowledge of Seneca Culture preferred. Background Clearance required. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

Submit applications/resume to:

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: susan.lewis@sni.org

Additional information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Language Teacher (2FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $20.84/hour

Education Dept (Catt)

Job description

To create and manage programming that will advance the level of proficiency in the Seneca Language throughout the community.

This person will be an active coach and mentor in learning the Seneca Language. The Coordinator will also establish and maintain an excellent working relationship with First Language Fluent Speakers to interact with the programming that is created. The Coordinator will continually provide support to new members of the program. This level takes on an older brother/sister or aunt/uncle role to the beginner level, guiding and supporting.

Job qualification

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Individual must possess a minimum level III proficiency and working towards a level IV proficiency of Seneca Language and demonstrable knowledge of Seneca Culture. NYS Driver’s License with clean record and reliable transportation. Preferred; existing positive relationship with a variety of First Language Fluent Speakers of Seneca.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

JOM Teacher (2FT)

November 14, 2022

Salary: $20.84/hour

Education Dept (Catt)

Job description

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

Job qualification

Bachelor’s in Education, NYS Teaching certification preferred. At least 2 years experience with Native American students and knowledge of the SN community. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Must have experience in managing students. Must possess analytical skills and strategic mindset. Be CPR, First Aid certified or obtain certification upon hire. Must complete a Tuberculosis test and physical and provide a physician’s documentations of both. Must possess a strong work ethic, be punctual, and have minimal absences. Be mentally and physically capable of caring for students alone in a classroom. Demonstrate strong decision making skills and initiative. Must have a valid NYS driver’s license and dependable transportation.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Head Start Education Specialist (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $18.93/hour

ECLC (Catt)

Job description

Candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the education component in the program.  Working cooperatively with other component coordinators, the Education Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that children are provided with an appropriate learning environment and opportunities that will help them develop physically, socially, cognitively and emotionally. Parents are to be supported in their role as the child’s primary teacher. Duties include both the Cattaraugus and Allegany sites.

Job qualification

Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education, child development, with three years of preschool teaching experience including curriculum development and program evaluation or a related field. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. Ability to communicate positively with staff children, families, and community members with varying cultural, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Intermediate to advance computer skills, including internet and email. Must have first aid and CPR certification, or willing to obtain. Ability to evaluate programs and situations and make decisions for improvement.  Must have a valid NYS Driver’s License and reliable transportation.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Head Start Lead Teacher (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $17.22/hour

ECLC (Catt)

Job description

Incumbent 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.

Job qualification

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. Passion for working with children and their families. Knowledge of the principles of child development. Strong classroom management skills. Ability to lift up to 50lbs and carry supplies. Significant decision and problem-solving abilities. Ability to supervise students and ensure a safe environment. Ability to work as a team member collaborating with staff, families, and community resources. Ability to interact with students at their eye level, i.e. sitting, kneeling, stooping, bending. (80%-100%)

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Head Start Teacher Assistant (FT)

Open Until Filled

Salary: $15.00/hour

SALC (Allegany)

Job description

Incumbent with other members of the teaching team, will provide a quality education program for children. Attend and complete all required appropriate program workshops and training. Obtain certificate in emergency first aid and CPR for appropriate age level, CPS reporting requirements, and serving children with special needs training.

Job qualification

Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood education, child development or related fields, two-year experience with young children. Basic understanding of developmentally appropriate practices within the early childhood setting. Knowledge of Seneca Culture preferred. Emotional stability, sense of humor, patience, and initiative. Ability to marge and relate to children with behavioral, learning, physical and medical problems. Knowledge of child development. Must have organizational skills, flexibility, problem analysis and ability to follow directions. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to perform and follow Head Start Performance Standards. Must complete bus monitor training and participate in further educational training requested.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: susan.lewis@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Language Coordinator (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $20.84/hour

SALC (Allegany)

Job description

Facilitates the Seneca Language program by developing and implementing goals, objectives, curriculum, and staff development consistent with best practices. Incumbent will work with all Seneca Arts Learning Center (SALC) staff and support center-wide objectives.

Job qualification

Associates degree in Early Childhood with specific knowledge in curriculum development. Must have two years supervisory experience. Must be knowledgeable with the New York State Office of Child and Family Services (NYS OCFS) regulations. Must be able to pass comprehensive background clearance. Must demonstrate proficiency level of a Novice high-intermediate low or above as defined by Seneca Nation Language Program. Incumbent will show continued progress of language through the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) proficiency scale within the Seneca Language Proven experience administering an early childhood educational program in classroom setting. Experience in writing a curriculum and assessment. Knowledge of Seneca Language and culture, early childhood developmentally appropriate practices and language acquisition strategies. Must have strong computer skills with Excel, Word, and Office. Must have strong organizational and management skills. Must have excellent communication skills both oral and written.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: susan.lewis@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Finance Manager (FT)

Job description

Responsible for oversight of all day-to-day financial and fiscal operation of the Seneca Nation Housing Department. Assists the Director in the area of administration, planning, reporting and budgeting. Knowledge of Serenic Navigator and Sage accounting systems. Works with the Fiscal Department and Serenic Navigator accounting system on the financial reports of the Housing Department.

Job qualification

Thorough knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting principles including Generally Accepted Government Accounting Principles, Government Auditing Standards, grant funding, fund accounting and reporting principles, automated financial and accounting reporting systems. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections. Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. This is normally acquired through a combination of the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, five years of experience in senior level finance or accounting position, fund accounting experience.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional Infromation:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Language Learning Specialist (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $20.84/hour

Education (Allegany)

Job description

To create and manage programming that will advance the level of proficiency in the Seneca Language throughout the community. Incumbent will be active coach and mentor in learning the Seneca Language. Will establish and maintain an excellent working relationship with First Language Fluent Speakers to interact with the programming that is created. Will continually provide support tot new members of the program. This level takes on an older brother/sister or aunt/uncle role to the beginner level, guiding and supporting.

Job qualification

High School Diploma or Equivalent required. Must possess a minimum Level III proficiency and working towards Level VI proficiency of Seneca Language and demonstrate knowledge of Seneca Culture. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to work with MS office applications. Must have strong organizational and management skills. Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment. Must have strong passion and dedication in assisting others in developing oral proficiency in the language. Must have a valid NYS Driver’s License and able to drive according to the SN Fleet requirements. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: susan.lewis@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Digital Media Developer

Open until filled

Salary: $20.84/hour

Allegany Language

Job description

The incumbent must rate at Intermediate Low on the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) proficiency scale (in the Seneca Language): Incumbent will implement the goals of the Allegany Language Department through Digital Media Development. Must possess expert digital computer skills to produce audio-visual learning materials. The incumbent must have a minimum ACTFL proficiency rating of Intermediate Low in order to properly transcribe, translate, and edit the materials developed. The incumbent will regularly interact with highly proficient Seneca speakers in order to maintain the required ACTFL rating.

Job qualification

Associates Degree in communication, media, video, or related field. Two years of demonstrated knowledge in the operation and maintenance of audiovisual equipment along with experience in editing and producing audiovisual materials. Expertise in Macintosh format of Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools, and related software. Expertise in operating video and audio recording equipment. Ability to Act as a graphic illustrator is a plus. Must have experience working with a Native American community.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: susan.lewis@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Bus Aide (PT/25hrs)

Open until filled

Salary: $15.00/hour

Transportation Dept (Catt)

Job description

Incumbent is responsible for assisting the school bus driver in maintaining order on the bus, overseeing the loading and unloading of all student passengers and ministering to their needs until the bus reaches its destination. Responsible for ensuring a safe transport of students to and from pickup points on scheduled runs.

Job qualification

High School diploma or equivalent is required. Previous bus monitor experience is preferred, but not required. Must be able to meet the physical requirements. Must have a high level of professionalism and diplomacy skills to work with students, fellow employees, parents and school district personnel. Ability to relate to and work well with children. Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to lift and assist students when necessary. Knowledge of the Seneca Culture and community is a plus. Must acquire and maintain a standard first aid certificate.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Immersed Learning Lead Facilitator (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $22.95/hour

Immersion (Catt)

Job description

Incumbent will be responsible for the planning and daily operations management of full day care to children, wherein all speech and interactions with children, staff, and visitors are conducted exclusively in Seneca. Will also serve as a direct child-care provider within this setting. Anticipated language limitations, still seeks feedback from elders and/or peers to expand on verb forms, gather more detailed vocabulary, correct pronunciation, improve intonation, and improve syntax.

Job qualification

High School diploma and Equivalent. Must have completed Immersion Years 1 & 2. Must be CPR and First Aid certified. (Willingly to obtain) Must be formally trained and certified in basic tasks associated with childcare, including NYS Mandated Reporter. At least one year experience with immersed caregiving is preferred. Must be knowledgeable about child language acquisition. Must possess strong organizational and management skills and have excellent communication skills.

Necessary language abilities. Create and maintain conversation around a variety of topics with few situational limitations: Maintain volume of speech that directly relates to the present context/activities, apply pre-pronominal prefixes, suffixes, and incorporated nouns with growing accuracy, self- correct most grammatical errors and self- correct to improve intonation, acquire new language with limited exposure and no format instruction, encourage and offer constructive feedback regarding others speech.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Native American School Counselor (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $20.95/hour

Education Dept (Catt)

Job description

Conducts initial psychosocial assessment of children and families upon self-referral. When assessment determines the need, provides crisis intervention or counsels the family. Responsible for establishing and maintaining lines of communication between Native American students, their parents, school administrators, and teachers in order to accomplish the goals of the department. Prioritizes needs, offers options, and provides information and resources. Promotes self-help, empowering families to seek and maintain further treatment or assistance. Advocates on behalf of the students and families with other service providers to assure that needed services are given.

Job qualification

Master’s Degree in counselor education from an accredited school with two years experience working in school setting field OR Bachelor’s Degree in psychology/social work or related field with three years of experience working in school setting. Must have knowledge of social work practices and understanding of Child Welfare systems. Must have the ability to perform culturally competent Child Welfare social work and communicate effectively orally and electronically. Must have skills in analysis of situations and the ability to develop collaborative relationships with other professionals. Must have the ability to develop effective working agreements with other agencies and be capable of functioning independently with minimum supervision.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Retail Manager

November 28, 2022

Salary: 60K - 70K

Niagara Falls, NY

Job description

The Retail Manager will represent the Nativa Cannabis organization and is responsible for monitoring day-to-day operations at the retail level. This position is responsible for coordinating and facilitating all the store’s transactions and operations, ensuring the safety and satisfaction of all customers and employees, and inspiring staff to provide the highest level of consistent customer service.

The Retail Manager provides the managerial skills and presence necessary to ensure Nativa Cannabis can effectively engage with customers and drive the growth of the organization with a consistent and desirable retail experience. This position ensures that the retail department operations follow the Seneca Nation’s Cannabis Regulatory Authority’s cannabis regulations and internally approved Standard Operating Procedures.

The Retail Manager collaborates with the Assistant Retail Manager and others on the management team to development, document, and implement practices, policies, and strategies that support a performance and results-driven culture.

Job qualification

Business-related Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution whose program of study has been recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or the United States Department of Education or a minimum of four years experience in managing staff in a fast-paced intensive industry required.

Minimum of one year in a management role in a legal, state-licensed marijuana/cannabis operation (or similar industry) of 10+employees; two years preferred

Director (FT)

Open until filled

Job description

Incumbent is to oversee the environment regulation processes in both public and private sectors. Will be involved of development, implementation, and management of environmental protection strategies, regulatory policies, and other programs for promoting healthy environmental practices within the Seneca Nation (SN).

Job qualification

Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or related fields of chemistry, biology, geology, or geophysics. Excellent communication, written and verbal, and interpersonal skills. Provide leadership internally and externally. Able to work in a collaborative manner with diverse constituencies. Strong financial skills and overall business acumen. Strong computer and data analytical skills. Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials. Excellent organizational and time management abilities. Experience managing teams of environment professionals to respond to complex assignments. Attention to detail and a methodical approach to work. Must have a valid NYS Driver’s License – Class C is required or must be willing to obtain within six months of employment.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: susan.lewis@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Grants and Contracts Budget Specialist (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $22.95/hour

Fiscal Dept.

Job description

The Grants/Contracts Budget Assistant provides meaningful assistance to the Grant Budget and Compliance Officer and financial and budget information to the Grant Budget Officer, Department Directors, and Agencies. Assists with the entire grant budget cycle from the development, monitoring, and closing out the budgets.

Job qualification

Bachelors or Associates degree in Accounting and two years experience in related field. Computer literacy of Windows, Lotus, word-processing program, Accounting software. Ability to get along well with others. Good communication skills both written and oral. Background Clearance required. Knowledge of Serenic Navigator is a plus, MS Office and Excel. Good organizational, verbal, and written communication skills, effective communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to work independently. Native Preference.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: susan.lewis@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Parent Involvement Coordinator (FT)

December 7, 2022

Salary: $17.22/hour

SALC (Allegany)

Job description

The Parent Involvement Coordinator, plans, develops, implements and coordinates the social services and parent involvement components of the Seneca Nation Head Start Program and Seneca Nation Preschool Program. The coordinator is responsible for establishing a system of identification of families and children in need of social services and implementing program activities to meet the needs as well as for the design, implementation, and supervision of all parent activities. The coordinator insures compliance with applicable performance standards, and organizes parent groups and committees necessary for parent involvement in Head Start Policy formulation and implementation as well as Preschool Parent Committees.

Job qualification

Candidate must have (or be in the process of obtaining) an Associates degree or higher in Human Services, preferably with a concentration or knowledge in social service programs for children and families. Salary based upon amount of education and years of experience. Position is subject to Background Check, Pre-Employment and Random Drug Screens.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: susan.lewis@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Conversational Apprentice IV (FT)

December 12, 2022

Salary: $22.95/hour

Allegany Language

Job description

The incumbent rates as Intermediate High on the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) proficiency scale within the Seneca Language. Incumbent will act as an Immersive Seneca language teacher, as well as work on language documentation and resource development. Will focus on providing immersive language instruction to the students/classes to which they are assigned. Will assist the language department in transcribing video and audio materials for learning/teaching purposes. Incumbent will be in a hands on learning setting to further their working knowledge. Must keep a healthy, drug/alcohol free lifestyle for yourself as the community.

Job qualification

High School Graduate or Equivalent with two years demonstrated teaching experience. Must have a current ACTFL proficiency rating of Intermediate High. Must be willingly to enroll in college classes for a teaching or education degree within 1 year of employment. Must have a proficient or fluent in the Seneca Language. Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Must have strong organizational and management skills. Must have a strong passion and dedication for the Seneca language. Must have strong computer skills working with Excel, Word, and Office. Must have a valid Driver’s License and willingness to travel. Must be flexible in hours – evenings and weekends hours may be required.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: susan.lewis@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Emergency Communications Dispatcher (FT)

December 12, 2022

Salary: $17.22/hour

EMS

Job description

Operate telephone, radio and/or computer equipment at a dispatch center. Receive reports from the public of crimes, disturbances, fires, and medical or Marshal emergencies. Relay information to law enforcement and emergency response personnel. May maintain contact with caller until responders arrive. Will be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays, occasionally overtime and long shifts. Must respond quickly and calmly in alarming situations.

Job qualification

High School Graduate or equivalent; clean criminal record; excellent verbal skills, listening skills, professional telephone skills, courteous attitude to the public, ability to operate a digital two-way radio system. Computer knowledge is a must along with typing skills, must possess a NYS driver’s license, CPR/First Aid Certification or willing to obtain certification.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: susan.lewis@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

General Manager (FT)

December 13, 2022

Salary: $22.95/salaried

Highbanks Campground

Job description

The Incumbent ensures that all our guests are properly cared for, often before they arrive. Incumbent is constantly surveying the camp, looking for areas of focus for repairs or improvements. The main goal is to keep our campground ready at all times. Managing staff to assist with this task is also an important facet of the position.

Job qualification

High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum of 2 years of experience supervising a staff within a lodging or campground operation. Minimum of 5 years of experience in lodging/campground industry. Ability to work a varied schedule that may include evening, nights, and weekends. Proven ability to communicate goals and objectives and inspire employees to achieve those goals. Capable of developing and implementing annual business plan and budget. Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills. Strong customer service orientation and skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Must have a valid NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation. Seneca preference given.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: susan.lewis@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

JOM Teacher (2FT)

December 13, 2022

Salary: $20.84/hour

Education (Buffalo Schools)

Job description

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

Job qualification

Bachelors in Education, NYS teaching certification preferred. At least 2 years experience with Native American students and knowledge of the SN community. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Must have experience in managing students. Must possess analytical skills and strategic mindset. Be CPR, First Aid certified or obtain certification upon hire. Must complete a Tuberculosis test and physical and provide physician’s documentations of both. Must possess a strong work ethic, be punctual, and have minimal absences. Be mentally and physically capable of caring for students alone in a classroom. Demonstrate strong decision-making skills and initiative. Must have a valid NYS driver’s license and dependable transportation.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Phone: (716) 532-4900 x5091
Fax: (716) 532-8235
Email: darcy.kettle@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Lead Teacher - Afterschool Littles (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $17.22/hour

SALC (Allegany)

Job description

Teacher will be responsible for overall classroom operation. Develop a working knowledge about Early Childhood Learning Standards, core body of knowledge. Developmentally appropriate practice guidelines. 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.

Job qualification

Must have or will obtain a Child Development Associate (CDA), have or will have an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. Must demonstrate written, verbal, formal, and non-formal communication skills as well as basic computer skills.

Submit applications/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: susan.lewis@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.

Court Clerk (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $18.93/hour

Peacemakers Court (Allegany)

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.

Job qualification

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/resumes to:

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3113
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: susan.lewis@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required.