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/12HRS)

Salary: $26.00/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

Additional information:

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

Teacher Assistant (7FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $16.31/hour

ECLC (Catt)

Job description

The teacher assistant plays a crucial role in supporting the lead teacher in delivering high-quality early childhood education and comprehensive services to children and families in the Head Start/Preschool Program. They assist in creating a nurturing and stimulating classroom environment, implementing curriculum activities, and providing individualized support to promote children’s development and school readiness. They are providing care, supervision, and early childhood education to children in a daycare setting. They assist with daily classroom activities, engage with children, and contribute to creating a safe and nurturing environment conductive to learning and development. 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. Preferred minimum of one year experience within childcare or related field. Relevant certifications in early childhood education, childcare, or related field is preferred but not required. Will be required to enroll in any Early Childhood program or CDA/SAC Certification Courses after completion of successful introductory program. Must obtain CDA/SAC within one (1) year. Passion for working with children and supporting their growth and development. Patience, flexibility, and a nurturing attitude when engaging with children. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with children, parents/guardians, and colleagues. Ability to create a safe, nurturing, and inclusive environment. CPR and First Aid certification required. Understanding of and compliance with licensing regulations and safety guidelines.  Ability to to speak effectively to the public, employees, and families. Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral.  Must have the ability to work in a diverse cultural environment.  Knowledge of Seneca customs, traditions, and practices is helpful.  Strong organizational skills. Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work independently. Native preference. Must have a valid NYS 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.

Lead Teacher (9FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $19.69/hour

ECLC (Catt)

Job description

The Lead Teacher is responsible for overall classroom operations, providing quality care, education, and supervision to children in a daycare or early childhood setting. Providing leadership and guidance in implementing a comprehensive early childhood education program for children and families enrolled in the Preschool/Head Start Program. Develop a working knowledge about Early Childhood Learning Standards, Core Body of Knowledge. Developmentally appropriate practice guidelines, as well as age-appropriate activities to promote the children’s physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development. Office of child and family services regulations and requirements, hold certificates in emergency first aid and CPR for appropriate age levels, know CPS reporting requirements and how service children with special needs. The Education specialist, teaching assistants, and administrative staff will give support as needed.

Job qualification

CDA and/or SAC Certification is required. Two to four years of related working experience in a daycare, preschool, or early childhood education setting required. Must complete 15 hours per year of OCFS training as well as bus monitor training required. Relevant certifications in early childhood education, childcare, or related field is preferred but not required.  Passion for working with children and supporting their growth and development. Patience, flexibility, and a nurturing attitude when engaging with children. Knowledge of child development principles, age-appropriate teaching methods, and early learning standards. Must have competent technological skills and specifically be able to work with MS Office 365 Suite. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with children, parents/guardians, and colleagues. Ability to create a safe, nurturing, and inclusive environment. Organizational skills to manage daily activities, maintain records, and plan lessons. CPR and First Aid certification required. Understanding of and compliance with licensing regulations and safety guidelines. Must have the ability to work in a diverse cultural environment.  Knowledge of Seneca customs, traditions, and practices is helpful.

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: $26.31/hour

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.

Sr. Full Stack Engineer (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $32.06/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.

Head Start Education Specialist (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $19.69/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.

JOM Teacher (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $21.67/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.

Bus Driver (FT/32hrs)

Open until filled

Job description

Incumbent is responsible for operating a school bus and transporting school aged children and other authorized personnel safely and efficiently over specified routes to and from schools and various activities. Incumbent conducts pre-trip inspections; observes safety regulations and policies; enforces student discipline on the bus.

Job qualification

High School diploma or equivalent. Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid NYS Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with school bus and passenger endorsement. Must have a valid NYS driver’s license for at least three years with a clean driving record. Must possess basic first aid and CPR certification. Must have a current DOT physical. Must have excellent verbal communication skills. Must work well with children. Pay attention to detail and is a team player. Must be able to work flexible hours.

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.

Archivist (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $23.87/hour

Immersion (Catt)

Job description

Incumbent will be collecting, organizing, and digitizing all existing forms of spoken and written Seneca. Work directly with the First Language Speakers to record spoken language when possible, document live speech in written digital form, secure variations in speech, and correct transcription progress. Cataloging new entries into the Onöndowa’ga:’ Gawë:nö’ Ëyeähgwa:gk so that verb by verb, learners and teachers can access new language in its most complete form. Analyzing new language entries from Onöndowa’ga:’ Gawë:nö’ Ëyeähgwa:gk and collaborative learners for final submission.

Job qualification

High School diploma or equivalent. Must have completed Immersion Years 1 and 2. Must be open to working with First Language Speakers. Must possess strong organizational and project management skills, and have excellent communication skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft suite, ELAN, and Praat is preferred.

Necessary language abilities:

  • -Recognize pre-pronominal prefixes, suffixes, and incorporated nouns with growing accuracy
  • -Skilled in isolating verb-roots, identifying aspect suffix forms, and fluent in conjugations
  • -Able to share encouragement, constructive feedback, regarding others documentation/entries
  • -Able to acquire new language with limited exposure and no formal instruction
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.

CDL Driver (FT)

Salary: $20.24/hour

AOA (Catt)

Job description

In accordance with the SN Fleet and Transportation policies, incumbent will operate a bus on a regular schedule and provide transportation to the elders as needed. The bus driver is responsible for the safety of the passengers at all times. Responsible for tour and trip planning and implementation

Job qualification

High School Graduate or Equivalency. Must be at least 21 years of age and have a NYS Commercial CDL Class B license or above with a passenger endorsement. Must attend a DOT driver’s safety course annually. Possess knowledge of vehicle maintenance and its operation. Must be able to work flexible hours. Must have Mandated Reporter Training, or willing to obtain. Must have first aid/CPR certification or willing to obtain.

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.

Electrician (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $26.31/hour

Facilities Dept (Catt)

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 disassembly 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.

Job qualification

-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 York State 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 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 (5FT)

Open Until Filled

Salary: $16.31/hour (No CDA/SAC), $17.91/hour (With CDA/SAC)

SALC (Allegany)

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

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: lasha.lay@sni.org

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

Advanced EMT (PT/12hrs)

Salary: $20.80/hour

Seneca EMS (Catt)

Job description

Incumbent will be responsible for the transport and of medically ill and traumatically injured patients in emergency and non-emergency situations. Will also be expected to function competently as a driver and follow the standards of practice for the EMT Ambulance.

Job qualification

High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be currently NYS registered as EMT – Advance. Must have current adult and child CPR certification from American Heart Association. Must be able to display high level physical fitness. Must possess the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Must have working knowledge of interventions with basic and advanced equipment on an ambulance. Must have a valid NYS driver’s license. Must be willing to work flexible hours.

Submit application/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.

Basic EMT (PT/12hrs)

Salary: $18.72/hour

Seneca EMS (Catt)

Job description

Incumbent will respond to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured, and to transport the patient to a medical facility. Will drive the ambulance to address or location given, using the most expeditious route, depending on traffic conditions, must observe traffic ordinances and regulations concerning emergency vehicle operation.

Job qualification

High School Diploma or equivalent. Must have NYS EMT-B certification. Must have basic understanding of stress response and methods to ensure personal well-being. Must understand basic medical-legal principles. Must be able to lift 125 lbs. Must have excellent communication skills both written and verbally. Must be physically able to perform job duties. Must be willingly to continue training. Must have a valid NYS driver’s license.

Submit application/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.

Native American School Counselor (FT)

Open until filled

Salary: $23.87/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 on behalf of the students and families with other service providers to ensure that needed services are given

Job qualification

Master’s degree in counselor education from an accredited school with two years of experience working in a school setting field OR Bachelor’s degree in psychology/social work or related field with three years of experience working in a 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 application/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.

Parent Involvement Coordinator (FT)

Open

Salary: $17.91/hour

ECLC

Job description

The Parent Involvement Coordinator plans, develops, implements, and coordinates the parent involvement components of the Seneca Nation Early Childhood Learning Center. 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 the design, implementation, and supervision of all parent activities. The coordinator is responsible for the formation of the Preschool and Parent Committee

Job qualification

High School Diploma or equivalent. Associate degree is preferred but not required. Must have three years’ experience as an advocate for children and parents. Must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Must have strong organizational skills. Must have strong public speaking and presentation skills. Knowledge of family engagement, research, and literature. Strong knowledge of computers and fundamental technology. Must have strong interpersonal skills. Experience with developing collaborative partners

Submit application/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.

Transit Program Manager (FT)

Open Until Filled

Salary: $23.87/Hour

DOT (Allegany)

Job description

The Transit Program Manager will be responsible for providing overall administration, management, service planning, budget development and the revision of policies, programs and objects for the public transit service in and around the Seneca nation of Indians territories.

Job qualification

Associate’s degree in business administration, transportation planning or a related area plus two years’ of demonstrated experience in tribal. Municipal or public transit service delivery, including public transportation development, service planning, program/policy/project management, and financial/budget administration, or six years relevant experience. Knowledge of principle and practices of planning and project evaluations; budget preparations; grant analysis; policy and objectives related to transit projects; tribal, federal, state and county laws; computer applications including spreadsheets and data bases. Able to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with a variety of public, business and citizen organizations; effectively communicate complex information to technical and non-technical audience, orally and in writing; facilitate collaborative decision making and engender support for the Seneca Nation’s objectives. Must be knowledgeable of American Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and compliant procedures.  Must have and maintain a valid NYS driver’s license and willing to travel.

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: brandon.rychcik@sni.org

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.

Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required

Activity Aide (2FT - Seasonal)

Open Until Filled

Salary: $15.60/Hour

SCC (Steamburg)

Job description

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

Job qualification

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 screening.

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: brandon.rychcik@sni.org

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.

Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required

Lifeguard (5FT - Seasonal)

Open Until Filled

Salary: $15.60/Hour

ACC (Allegany)

Job description

Incumbent oversees all pool activities, including water safety, and swim tests, plans and implements pool programming to engage campers and foster character development and promote healthy lifestyles. Provide oversight during activity times as needed. A primary function of this at the Allegany Community Center is to ensure that each member, guest and visitor receives the highest caliber of services.

Job qualification

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent. Active students will be considered with a minimum one-year experience as certified lifeguard. Must provide current proof of lifeguard, First Aid and CPR certification. Must be physically fit and proficient in swimming and safety skills. Experience managing pool chemical and filtration systems. Must have interpersonal communication and organizational skills and attention to details. Must have strong problem-solving skills. Must be self-motivated with ability to work without supervision. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Must be able to work in various temperatures. Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays.

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: brandon.rychcik@sni.org

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.

Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required

Activity Aide (9FT - Seasonal)

Open Until Filled

Salary: $15.60/Hour

ACC (Allegany)

Job description

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

Job qualification

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 screening.

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: brandon.rychcik@sni.org

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.

Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required

Content Designer (FT)

Open Until Filled

Salary: $21.68/Hour

Language (Allegany)

Job description

The incumbent must rate at Intermediate low or higher on the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL) proficiency scale (in Seneca language)

 

Incumbent will implement the goals of the department through content design in the Seneca language. Must possess expert digital computer skills to produce eye-catching visual, grammatically correct, Seneca language materials for use on social media and www.senecalanguage.com Incumbent must have an ACTFL proficiency rating of Intermediate Low or Higher (in the Seneca language) in order to properly develop, translate, and edit resources. Incumbent will regularly interact with highly proficient Seneca speakers in order to maintain or surpass the minimum required ACTFL rating.

Job qualification

Associate’s Degree in communications, 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.

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: brandon.rychcik@sni.org

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.

Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required

Cook (FT - Seasonal)

Open Until Filled

Salary: $15.60/Hour

ACC (Allegany)

Job description

Prepare all meals (breakfast, lunch, and snacks) for the Recreation program based on CACFP guidelines and Environmental Health Standards.

Job qualification

High School Diploma or Equivalent with at least 2 years of food service or meal preparation experience. Knowledge of kitchen sanitation. Must be physically fit and able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: brandon.rychcik@sni.org

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.

Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required

Lifeguard (2PT)

Open Until Filled

Salary: $15.60

ACC (Allegany)

Job description

Incumbent oversees all pool activities, including water safety, and swim tests, plans and implements pool programming to engage campers and foster character development and promote healthy lifestyles. Provide oversight during activity times and as needed. A primary function of this at the High Banks Campground is to ensure that each member, guest and visitor receives the highest caliber of services.

Job qualification

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent. Active students will be considered with a minimum one-year experience as certified lifeguard. Must provide current proof of lifeguard, First Aid and CPR certification. Must be physically fit and proficient in swimming and safety skills. Experience managing pool chemical and filtration systems. Must have interpersonal communication and organizational skills and attention to details. Must have strong problem-solving skills. Must be self-motivated with ability to work without supervision. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Must be able to work in various temperatures. Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays.

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: brandon.rychcik@sni.org

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.

Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required

Community Outreach Educator (FT)

Open Until Filled

Salary: $23.87/Hour

Language (Allegany)

Job description

The incumbent will work to engage the public in learning the Seneca language and encourage participation in community Seneca language use activities. The incumbent will host various classes for the community and teach community members about the importance of participation in Seneca language revitalization. The incumbent will also assist with developing useful language resources, such as video lessons, children’s books, activity books, etc. Moreover, a person in this position would be required to continue learning about Seneca culture and work toward acquiring an advanced level of Seneca language speaking proficiency.

Job qualification

High school Graduate or Equivalent, plus five years’ experience working with elders, children, and/or interacting with the public. The individual must have a minimum ACTFL proficiency rating (in the Seneca language) of Intermediate Mid, have a solid understanding of Seneca cultural knowledge, and aim to obtain teacher certification, as required by the Allegany Language Department. Must possess a valid NYS Driver’s License, as travel between Nation Territories is required.  Attends a substantial number of evening and weekend meetings when required. Must possess excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills to communicate with the community.  Must possess creative problem-solving skills to gather relevant information to solve vaguely defined practical problems. Must have competent technological skills and specifically be able to work with MS Office 365 Suite for editing and productivity.  Must have the ability to work in a diverse cultural environment.  Knowledge of Seneca customs, traditions, and practices is helpful.  Strong organizational skills with ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously, and work independently or in a team environment. Ability to attend to details while keeping long-range goals in mind.

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: brandon.rychcik@sni.org

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.

Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required

Recreation Supervisor (FT)

Salary: $17.22/hour

Cattaraugus Community Center

Job description

Assist the Operations Manager in the daily operations of the community center staff and all services the center offers. Responsible for the staff and volunteer development, training, and supervision of the subordinate staff member. Promote teamwork and a healthy work environment. Ensure excellent customer service to the Community and the public.

Job qualification

High School diploma or equivalent. Associate degree preferred in Business Administration. Two years of experience in the supervision of recreation and Ice Rink activities required. Recreational Management, Physical Education or an acceptable related field is required. Demonstrate ability to supervise a recreation program and communicate clearly with participants and staff. A valid NYS driver’s license is required. Must be computer proficient. Must have excellent organizational skills. Must have excellent verbal and written skills. Must be able to work flexible hours – evenings, weekends and holidays are required. Must have experience of ice rink operations and equipment, hockey, and ice skating. Ability to competently use rink sound systems and scoreboards. High level if maturity, confidentiality, and assertiveness.

Submit application/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

Director (FT)

Job description

Incumbent is to oversee the environmental 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 License – Class C is required or must be willing to obtain within six months of employment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Sit for extended period, frequently stand and walk; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination, corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment including computers, keyboards, telephones, calculators, and copiers. Incumbent are subject to work in adverse weather conditions, emergency situations, and perform duties during other than normal working hours, as necessary.

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: brandon.rychcik@sni.org

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.

Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required

Seneca Leadership Coordinator (FT/TEMP)

Salary: $22.50/hour

Education Dept (Catt)

Job description

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

Job qualification

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

Submit application/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

Apprentice II (FT)

Open Until Filled

Job description

This person must by now have a general concept of the ceremonies and how they are being conducted and how to perform them. At this stage the person begins a more intensive program that will concentrates on the next level. Must continue to learning Seneca language/culture, lifeway’s and history until mastery. This person will work in a peer manner with another mentor/teacher when performing and speaking in public within the SN community and/or other territories. Must keep a healthy, drug/alcohol free lifestyle for yourself as the community.

Job qualification

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Preference will be given to individual who has a Level I or II proficiency. Must be willingly to work towards Level III proficiency of the Seneca language/culture. Must have strong verbal and written skills. Must have knowledge in computer skills. Must have or preferred, a valid NYS driver’s license, with reliable, insured transportation. Must be willing to travel. Must be flexible in hours – evening and weekends hours may be required.

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: brandon.rychcik@sni.org

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.

Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required

Cultural Interpreter (2FT)

Open Until Filled

Salary: $17.91/Hour

Cultural Center (Allegany)

Job description

Incumbent will serve as a community liaison between Seneca Nation and museum visitors. Will be responsible for the greeting guests, teaching, and supporting activities, and giving tours in the museum. Will also use cash register, aid customers in the gift shop, assist with summer activities, learn floor plan, create a cleaning schedule, train staff in Gift Shop procedures, and do assigned tasks.

Job qualification

High School diploma or Equivalent. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written. Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures. Ability to analyze and solve problems. Ability to summarize and reconcile retail sales and operating, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Knowledge of retail floor sales techniques. Must be able to push, pull and carry over 30 pounds. Minimal maintenance duties when applicable. Must have and maintain a valid NYS driver’s license. Native Preference

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: brandon.rychcik@sni.org

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.

Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required

Activity Aide (9FT Seasonal)

Salary: $15.60/hour

CCC

Job description

Assist with recreational activities at the Community Center and surrounding community facilities. Promotes participant involvement and assists recreation activity leaders with planning and coordinating activities, demonstrations, or other events.

Job qualification

High School graduate or equivalent. Current students will be considered. Related experience working with youth or sports activities preferred. Must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Must have excellent verbal and written skills. Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Possession of a valid NYS driver’s license is preferred. Must be flexible in hours – evenings, weekends, and holidays required.

Submit application/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

Activities Leader (FT)

Salary: $15.60/hour

AOA (Catt)

Job description

Assists the Activities Coordinator with the leisure activities for the senior center participants. May also accompany elders to their doctor or dental appointments.

Job qualification

High School Graduate or Equivalent plus up to one year of experience conducting recreational activities for the elderly. Applicants age 55 and over preferred. Must possess a valid NYS driver’s license with reliable transportation.

Submit application/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

Deputy Marshal (2FT, 1PT)

Open Until Filled

Salary: $19.69/Hour

Marshals (Allegany)

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.

 

Job qualification

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.

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: brandon.rychcik@sni.org

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.

Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required

Assistant Director of Lifelong Learning (FT)

May 10, 2024

Salary: $23.87/hour

Education Dept (Catt)

Job description

Assists in the supervision of smooth operation of Community Education Programs on the Cattaraugus Territory, as well as the development of short and long range planning of Community Education programming for the Department.  Is responsible for organizing appropriate staff development and training, regular staff meetings and effective internal departmental communication.  Reports to the Education Director

Job qualification

Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field, with at least 4 years successful experience in an administrative capacity. Background Clearance required.  Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens. Ability to write routine correspondence and to speak effectively to the public, employees, and customers. Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral.  Must have competent technological skills and specifically be able to work with Microsoft Office & Windows Software. Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when necessary. Must have the ability to work in a diverse cultural environment.  Knowledge of Seneca customs, traditions, and practices is helpful.  Strong organizational skills and the ability to understand and manage high-profile, sensitive, or controversial projects. Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work independently. Native preference. Must have a valid NYS license

Submit application/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

Deputy Marshal (FT)

May 10, 2024

Salary: $19.69/hour

Marshal Dept (Catt)

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

Job qualification

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 application/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

Accounting Analyst / Budget Monitor / Admin Assistant (FT)

May 15th 2024

Job description

Incumbent is responsible for the analysis accounting and other fiscal documents from licensees and prospective licensees. Will also be responsible for monitoring two budgets allocated by the Seneca Nation. Functions of this role will be to support ongoing business activities by providing costing support, analyzing financial data and subsequently providing guidance in order to reduce costs and maximize profitability. Provides administrative support to the Director/Executive Director and staff.

Job qualification

Bachelors or Associates Degree Accounting or Business Administration with 2 years financial accounting experience (GAAP), or combination of education and experience. Must possess thorough working knowledge of spreadsheet application, accounting software, budget preparation and analysis. Must have excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Read and understand legislation and regulations. Strong organizational and planning skills. Mastery of MS Office 365 and Adobe Acrobat Pro DC applications. Able to type 50+ words a minute. Able to physically lift at least 30ibs. Strong Customer Service skills. Experience in the cannabis industry and familiarity with practices and professional standards. Must have a valid NYS driver’s license. Must be able to travel locally. Must be 21 years of age or older to work within the Cannabis industry.

Submit application/resume to:

Human Resources Department
90 Ohi:yo Way, Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: (716) 945-1790 x3185
Fax: (716) 945-8676
Email: brandon.rychcik@sni.org

Additional Information:

Seneca or Native preference given to qualified applicants.

Pre-Employment Drug Screen Required

Utilities Operator - Gas (FT)

May 16, 2024

Salary: $19.19/hour

Seneca Energy (Catt)

Job description

Responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the natural gas distribution system and wells systems located on the Allegany and Cattaraugus Territories. Controls and monitors all Natural Gas to and from the Seneca Nation Gas outside Plant Facilities

Job qualification

High School Diploma or Equivalent with minimum of 3 years’ experience in natural gas, wastewater, or waterline operations, and/or well tending.  Ideal candidate would be certified in Gas Operations.  Must have proficient math skills and be computer literate to the level of operating a computerized supervisory and monitoring control system daily.  Must be physically fit.  Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid NYS driver’s license.  Will be on-call 24 hours/7 days a week. Ability to write routine correspondence and to speak effectively to the public, employees, and customers. Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Must have the ability to work in a diverse cultural environment.  Knowledge of Seneca customs, traditions, and practices is helpful.  Strong organizational skills and the ability to understand and manage high-profile, sensitive, or controversial projects. Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work independently. Native preference

Submit application/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

Activity Aide (2FT/Seasonal)

May 23, 2024

Salary: $15.60/hour

Buffalo Creek Office

Job description

Conducts recreational activities at the Buffalo Natural Resources Center (BNRC) or area community facilities and coordinates participant involvement, assist supervisory personnel in planning and coordinating activities, demonstrations or other events

Job qualification

High School Diploma or equivalent. One (1) year related experience working with youth and the community. Ability to obtain certification in Standard First Aid and satisfactorily complete CPR.  Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality of documents and information. Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with the staff and community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Submit application/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