Firefighter - McAlester Wildland Module
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. |
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.
Observe the rules of wildland firefighting safety. Apply practices and techniques to minimize resource damage.
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.
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.
You will ensure equipment and tools are maintained and ready for service.
Maintain arduous qualifications by completing the Work Capacity Test.
Perform firefighting responsibilities
Perform other responsibilities as assigned.
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
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
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:
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma received recognition as one of six Best Places to Work in the United States as selected by HRDUS
Choctaw Casinos & Resorts received recognition from Forbes as a Best Employer for Diversity in the Travel & Leisure category.
- Forbes also recognized the Choctaw Casino and Resorts as one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates.
Job Identification: 4923
Job Category: Public Safety and Security
Posting Date: 11/09/2023, 7:23 PM
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Variable