The largest employer in Oneida and Madison counties, Oneida Nation Enterprises provides more than 4,500 jobs – launching careers for employees in food and beverage, hospitality and gaming, information technology and finance, as well as providing a platform for employees to climb the ranks with its high-level supervisory, management and executive positions. Job seekers can also find roles in government support and administration and health service for the Oneida Nation.

Competitive employee benefits, shift assortment, job security and variety of positions, as well as the opportunity to advance and cross departments are among the key reasons so many people in our diverse region find a good fit at Oneida Nation Enterprises.


The Oneida Nation provides comprehensive and competitive benefits, as well as perks exclusive to the industry. A career with the Oneida Indian Nation includes:

  • Comprehensive health coverage for medical, dental, vision, and prescriptions for both full-time and part-time employees
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Access to skill-building classes and training
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Numerous employee perks such as discounted meals at the Employee Cafeteria and reduced prices at the day spa, salon, golf courses and health and wellness benefits through the Nation’s Recreation Center.
  • Discounts at participating local businesses — from car dealers to amusement parks.

The Oneida Nation strives to employ a diverse work force and regularly promotes from within its ranks.
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“We believe that by investing in our employees and in our community, we will truly be successful as a business and as a people,” said Ray Halbritter, Oneida Nation Representative and Chief Executive Officer of Oneida Nation Enterprises. “It is that mentality that has made us one of the largest employers in the 16 counties that make up Central New York. Our guiding principle is building for the seventh generation. That means that our choices today should be made with consideration of how they will impact seven generations into the future.”

Gingerbread Village Team

Assistant Pastry Chef Mallory Winters

FACES of Oneida Nation Enterprises

The diverse people, stories and career paths of the Oneida Nation employment community

Meet the Faces of the legendary Gingerbread Village  – a beloved local creation that IS indeed 100 % edible

Read more about the Faces of O.N.E.

  • Meet Nicole Caquais: Mother of Five, Community Contributor and Hotel Front Desk Supervisor Takes Home the Outstanding Manager of the Year Award
  • Meet Carroll Hickman: SavOn Employee Exemplifies the Traits of Oneida Nation ‘Star’ Employees
  • Meet Aaron Spink: Turning Stone’s Hotel Lead Front Desk Clerk has a Passion for Helping People – During Good Times and Bad
  • Meet Lisa Karges: A passion for the Resort property and the Oneida Nation philosophy of promoting from within  inspired her climb from valet attendant to landscape designer
  • Meet Dan Owens: A Variety of Roles with the Oneida Nation Set Cicero Resident Dan Owens on a Forbes Four-Star Path
  • Meet Steve Laureti: Human Resources Compensation Analyst By Day – Piano Man By Night
  • Meet Yolanda Lee: Culinary Institute of America Grad Who Opened the New Food Hall as Sous Chef
  • Meet Justin Yeomans: Creative Mastermind Who Helps Create the Hottest Parties in CNY @ Exit 33
  • Meet Wei-Sen Liang: Executive Specialty Chef in Charge of Asian Cuisine at the Resort
  • The Faces of the Food Hall; the Culinary Transformation Continues at Turning Stone

These are the FACES and personalities that welcome visitors to our region and bring the award-winning guest experience to life.

The continued success and growth of Oneida Nation Enterprises ensures stable employment and long-lasting careers for locals as well as attracts new families and individuals to the area, where a range of exciting opportunities and job prospects are offered in the thriving hospitality and gaming industry.

Providing Jobs for a Diverse Region

The Oneida Nation has a strong partnership with the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees in Utica, where 16,000 refugees have settled in the city in the last three decades – a point of pride for the people in our region. The Oneida Nation has provided many refugees with their first job when relocating to America, and provides language translators so that they can immediately become part of the team. Oneida Nation Enterprises employs more than 200 refugees from countries such as Bosnia, Burma, Sudan, Russia, Syria and Vietnam.

The Oneida Nation also partners with the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) and New York State ARC (NYSARC), both of which presented awards to the Nation for its employment of the developmentally disabled.


Nation Celebrates Employee Dedication

Nearly 350 guests enjoyed an Adirondack-theme awards party in honor of Oneida Nation employees who have worked 10, 15, 20 and 25 years.


Hiring Heroes and Their Families – Great Employment Opportunities for Veterans with the Oneida Indian Nation

Employees with military experience are an invaluable part of the Oneida Nation workforce …


Employees Play Important Role in Best Gaming Resort Award

It’s the employees at Turning Stone and their commitment to providing exceptional guest service every day that help continue to earn the Resort award after award.



Award-Winning Employee Training

A slot attendant for 15 years, Henry Henderson said the First With Our Guests training really emphasizes going above and beyond to meet guest’s needs.


Magical Tradition Sparks the Holiday Spirit

The transformation of Turning Stone Resort Casino into a holiday phenomenon involves a collaborative effort utilizing the expertise of employees …


Employee Veterans Honored at Breakfast

Continuing this long-standing commitment to the United States Armed Forces, the Oneida Indian Nation honored Veterans from across CNY …


2,000 Employees Attend Annual Picnic

Take a look at the photo gallery to see all the happy, smiling faces captured at the 2017 Oneida Nation Enterprises Employee Picnic …



The Oneida Indian Nation operates a variety of businesses to fund its government programs. These enterprises and the Nation’s government programs have created 4,650 jobs, making the Oneida Nation the largest employer in Oneida and Madison counties and one of the largest employers in the 16 counties of Central New York.

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