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Services > Chickasaw Employment Program

Chickasaw Employment Program

This program provides employment opportunities on a temporary basis for eligible Chickasaw citizens between the ages of 22-59. Designed to help Chickasaw citizens enter the workforce, this program is meant as a stepping stone for future full-time employment within the Chickasaw Nation or communities within its boundaries.

The Chickasaw Nation Area Offices work hand-in-hand with the human resources department to find permanent positions for temporary employees within the Chickasaw Nation. This program allows tribal citizens to work and be self-sustaining while gaining valuable on-the-job experience. Participants of this program are able to develop positive work history and explore different working environments within the tribe.

The temporary jobs available are determined by the participants skill set and the needs of the area office. While working through the area offices, participants are encouraged to apply for full-time positions within the Chickasaw Nation, or to apply for more long-term employment or educational solutions offered through programs like the Career Development Initiative.

You Provide

  • CDIB
  • Chickasaw citizenship card
  • Social Security Card
  • Proof of residence


  • Must reside within the Chickasaw Nation boundaries
  • Must be willing to work 39 hours or less per week

Service Area

Chickasaw Nation Residents

This service is available inside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries


Ada Area Office

231 Seabrook Road

Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 436-7256

Ardmore Area Office

949 Locust St.

Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401

(580) 226-4821

Duncan Area Office

1911 W. Plato

Duncan, Oklahoma 73533

(580) 470-2131

Pauls Valley Area Office

20118 S. Indian Meridian Road

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma 73075

(405) 207-9883

Purcell Area Office

1430 Hardcastle Blvd.

Purcell, Oklahoma 73080

(405) 527-4973

Sulphur Area Office

4970 W. Highway 7

Sulphur, Oklahoma 73086

(580) 622-2888

Tishomingo Area Office

815 E. 6th St.

Tishomingo, Oklahoma 73460

(580) 371-9512

Last Updated: 03/11/2019