Employment Opportunities

The Seneca Nation of Indians has a diverse job market which includes employment opportunities at all three casinos Seneca Allegany, Seneca Niagara and Seneca Buffalo Creek, including opportunities within the Nation as well; positions range from maintenance and custodial to management and executive positions, as well as a number of positions that exist at Seneca Enterprises. The Nation's enterprises generate revenue that subsidizes their own payroll and overhead, as well as that of the other Seneca Nation departments and programs.

Please check back regularly for employment opportunities. If you have questions about employment opportunities at the Cattaraugus Territory, please contact the Seneca Nation at (716) 532-4900, for questions about employment opportunities at the Allegany Territory, please contact the Seneca Nation at (716) 945-1790.

SNI Employment Application (pdf)

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

Assistant Golf Professional - Seasonal

Position is open until filled
Lewiston, NY
Salary: TBD

Job Description

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

Qualifications

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

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

Court Clerk (1FT)

Applications due by:
Surrogate Court Irving, NY
Salary: $16.93/hour

Job Description

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

Qualifications

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

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

Lifeguard (7 FT Temp)

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

Job Description

Responsible for the safety of people using the swimming pool including children’s wading pool. Insures rescue equipment is in proper location at pool sights.

Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent. Active students will be considered. Must provide current proof of lifeguard, First Aid and CPR certification. Must be physically fit. Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends. Must pass a background/criminal history clearance as mandated by Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act.

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

Forestry Technician (1FT/PERM)

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

Job Description

The incumbent is responsible for implementation of portions of the Seneca Nation Forest Management Plan which includes, forest improvements and reforestation. Works under the direction of the Chief Conservation Officer, with project oversight through the Natural Resource Committee.

Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in Applied Science of Forestry and 2-4 years of relevant experience. Must be physically able to perform the essential job functions. NYS Driver's License is required. Able to work in various weather conditions. Must possess good oral and communication (writing) skills and be computer literate. Knowledge of database management helpful. Must have knowledge of safety practices. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screens.

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

Head Lifeguard (1FT Temp)

Applications due by:
Education Irving, NY
Salary: $12.08/hour

Job Description

Supervise/oversee certified lifeguards and participants. Responsible for the safety of the public using the swimming pool, including children’s wading pool. Ensures rescue equipment is in proper condition at pool sights. Assists in organizing schedules and pool hours.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or Equivalent with 2 years experience. Active students will be considered. Must provide current proof of water safety training completion. Must be physically fit. Must be able to work flexible hours, and weekends as necessary.

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

Graphic Designer (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Media Center-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $15.22

Job Description

The graphic designer will prepare various materials and visual presentations for Nation departments and entities by designing art and copy layouts.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree or Associate's Degree in graphic design with 1-2 years experience in the graphic design field; a good knowledge of design software, such as Quark, InDesign or Illustrator plus photo-editing software, including PhotoShop. Must have strong oral and written communication skills and possess a NYS driver's license.

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

Media & Communications Center Office Manager (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Media Center-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $23.30

Job Description

The Office Manager supports the center's operations by maintaining office systems, assigning specific projects and tasks to center staff as directed by the Executive Director, and performing intake for various inquires and requests.

Qualifications

Associate's Degree in Business Administration or related field. Minimum five years experience in office administration. Experience working at Native organization a plus, as is a knowledge of Seneca customs, traditions, and issues. Computer skills including the spreadsheet and word processing programs, and e mail at a highly proficient level. Excellent interpersonal and team building skills. Must be able to manage and accomplish multiple tasks in a fast paced office setting. Seneca preference.

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

Executive Director of the Media & Communications Center (1FT/PERM)

Applications due by:
Media Center-Salamanca, NY
Salary: $NEG$

Job Description

The Seneca Media & Communications Center (SMCC) is a new strategic initiative aiming to consolidate and grow the many strengths of Seneca Nation professionals in the fields of media, public relations, marketing and event planning. The Director will help form and lead the SMCC. The goals of the center will be to: create, preserve, expand and transmit of Seneca knowledge and perspectives through all media outlets; leverage the new integrated center to get community members involved and engaged in Seneca issues and activities (with a particular focus on youth engagement); and advance and promote Seneca culture and topical issues at the local, regional and national levels. The Director will be assisted in the realization of the mission of the Center by the SMCC Steering Committee, comprised of Nation officials and other participant's from the area's media and communications community.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree Communications. Marketing, Journalism, or related field. Master's Degree preferred. Seven to ten years experience as a senior level professional in public relations, media content development or related field. Experience working at a Native organization a plus, as is knowledge of Seneca customs, traditions, and issues. Proven track record in working with senior leadership and helping organizations shape their messages and communicating with an array of audiences. Must be able to manage and accomplish multiple tasks in a fast paced office setting. Seneca preference.

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

Groundskeeper (1FT)

Applications due by:
Facilities Irving, NY
Salary: $12.08/hour

Job Description

The Groundskeeper performs maintenance and landscaping duties at Seneca Nation facilities on territory. The Groundskeeper reports to the Supervisor of the Seneca Nation Facilities Department. The Groundskeeper will be trained by Food Is Our Medicine Project Manager. The Groundskeeper will adhere to the SNI Native Plant policy commitment to restoring and maintaining Native plants throughout the Nation.

Qualifications

Two years of experience as a laborer, farmer, gardener, nursery worker, florist helper, groundskeeper or similar work involving general laborer duties which may include the planting and maintenance of vegetation, landscaping duties, nursery inspections, or licensed or non-certified pesticide applications.. Physically fit; will be standing for long periods of time. Able to perform heavy physical labor-climbing kneeling, lifting, pulling, etc. on a daily basis, frequently lift up to 40 pounds. Physically able to perform all tasks in ALL weather conditions.

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

Teacher Assistant (1FT)

Applications due by:
ECLC Irving, NY
Salary: $11.08/hour

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.

Qualifications

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.

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

Property Controller

Position is open until filled
Lewiston, NY
Salary: TBD

Job Description

Directs the financial activities of the Property. Develops policies to control and coordinate accounting, auditing, budgets, taxes and related activities and records; develops, establishes and administers procedures and systems pertaining to financial matters; prepares financial statements, forecasts and analyses for all administrative and managerial functions. Maintains all accounting records and is responsible for development, analysis and interpretation of statistical and accounting information. Evaluates operating results in terms of costs, budgets, operational policies, trends and increased profit possibilities. Serves as HR and benefits liaison for the Property. Supervises the staffing, scheduling, training and professional development of department members.

Qualifications

Associates degree in accounting or finance from an accredited educational institution. CPA and experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) preferred. 3-5 years applicable accounting experience in the hospitality industry preferred. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to analyze/solve problems, multitask and work in a fast paced environment. Organization and attention to detail, a positive attitude, and ability to communicate effectively to staff.

Special Requirements

Read and write (English). Communicate verbally with staff members and/or customers. Give and/or follow verbal and written instructions. Supervise subordinates Perform mathematical calculations involving fractions, decimals, and percentages. Retrieve, read and interpret information from technical sources. Stand, sit, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, bend and kneel for up to 5 hours at a time. Lift up to 50 lbs occasionally, 20 lbs frequently, and 10 lbs constantly.

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