Senior Firefighter - McAlester Wildland Module

Senior Firefighter - McAlester Wildland Module

Mcalester, OK

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

Payrate: $17.55 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. Participate in fire and safety training in the techniques, practices, and methods of fire suppression and in the safe, efficient operation and use of tools, equipment and vehicles used in fire line activities. Participate in module/crew proficiency checks and drills. Participate in safety sessions and fire critiques. Ensure own and others' welfare and safety.

  2. Perform assignments as a wildland firefighter in developing a working knowledge of safety rules, basic fire behavior, fire suppression and fuels management techniques, practices, and terminology. The work may consist of fire line construction, the use of pumps and engines, and hose lays using appropriate nozzles and adjustments resulting in the use of water and additives. Searches out and extinguishes burning materials by moving dirt, applying water by hose or backpack pump.

  3. Perform project work such as fuel inventory, fire line construction, hazard tree removal, prescribed burn implementation.

  4. Ensure equipment and tools are maintained and ready for service.

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

  6. May perform front line firefighting responsibilities

  7. Perform other responsibilities as assigned.


  • Advanced Firefighter

  • Qualified Advanced Firefighter

  • 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: 4920

Job Category: Public Safety and Security

Posting Date: 11/09/2023, 7:28 PM

Job Schedule: Full time

Job Shift: Variable

On-Site/Remote: On-Site