Firefighter - McAlester Wildland Module

Firefighter - McAlester Wildland Module

Mcalester, OK

Job Purpose or Objective(s): You will be a member of a Wildland Fire Module. Your primary responsibility is to assist with hazardous fuel reduction projects and wildland fire suppression. You will report to the Wildland Fire Senior Firefighter.

Payrate: $15.95 per hour | Hourly, Full Time | Schedule and Hours: 7:30am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday with Saturday and Sunday OFF | Must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays.| WEEKLY EARNED WAGE ACCESS IS AN OPTION FOR THIS POSITION | This position will require extensive travel, and will be housed in McAlester, OK. |

Primary Tasks:

  1. You will perform basic fire line activities such as line construction, hose layout, operations of pumps and accessories, lopping and scattering of fuels using hand tools and holding, patrolling, monitoring, and mop-up operations. Move dirt, chop brush, small trees to construct fireline.

  2. Observe the rules of wildland firefighting safety. Apply practices and techniques to minimize resource damage.

  3. Use a variety of specialized tools, equipment, and techniques while suppressing wildfires, such as a Pulaski, shovel, McLeod, ax and chainsaw during prescribed burning, hazardous fuels, and wildland fire suppression activities.

  4. Be an experienced wildland firefighter on an organized module during prescribed burns and controlling the fire and collecting data on fire weather and fire behavior. Also, as a member of a module/crew, performs project work such as fuel inventory and hazard fuel reduction projects.

  5. You will ensure equipment and tools are maintained and ready for service.

  6. Maintain arduous qualifications by completing the Work Capacity Test.

  7. Perform firefighting responsibilities

  8. Perform other responsibilities as assigned.


  • Firefighter II

  • Complete arduous qualifications by completing the Work Capacity Test.

  • Capable to exert or lift 75 lbs. of force.

  • Have a valid Oklahoma Driver's License.

About the Choctaw Nation

The Choctaw Nation is the third-largest Indian nation in the United States, with over 200,000 tribal members and more than 11,000 employees. The first tribe over the Trail of Tears, historic boundaries are in the southeast corner of Oklahoma. The Choctaw Nation's vision, "Living out the Chahta Spirit of faith, family and culture," is evident as it continues to focus on providing opportunities for growth and prosperity.


  • Free gym membership

  • Free access to employee health clinic

  • Free lunch for casino & resort associates

  • Earned wages access once per week for hourly Associates

  • Pet insurance

  • Paid vacation / sick time

  • Medical / Dental / Vision

  • 401(K) with company match

  • College tuition reimbursement

  • Short-term disability, long-term disability, and family leave

  • Employee assistance program

  • Employee prescription program

  • CNO Paid Life Insurance

  • Teladoc

  • On Site Dental Clinics (Jet Dental)

  • On Site Mammogram Services

  • Free diabetes and hypertension monitoring benefit (Livongo)

  • Accolade- Concierge Benefits Program

  • Wellness Program that equals savings on health insurance cost (Virgin Pulse)

  • Maternity Care Program

  • (Benefits provided by the Choctaw Nation are based on employment classification)

CNO was selected as a winner in both HRDUS' and Forbes' 2022 "Employer of Choice" competitions:

Job Identification: 4923

Job Category: Public Safety and Security

Posting Date: 11/09/2023, 7:23 PM

Job Schedule: Full time

Job Shift: Variable

On-Site/Remote: On-Site