Osage Nation employees receive Commercial Driver’s License certification

The following employees received their Commercial Driver’s License Class A and B Certifications. From left: Benny Miller, Ross Walker, Louis B. Dailey III and Jason Duty. Courtesy Photo/ON Communications

Osage Nation Wildland Fire employees Louis B. Dailey III, Ross Walker, Benny Miller and ON Tribal Works employee Jason Duty received their Commercial Driver’s License Class A and B Certification earlier this month, according to an Osage Nation press release.

The certifications were conducted through Tri County Tech located in Bartlesville.

“Wildland Fire and Tribal Works employees are an essential part of the Osage Nation workforce,” said ON Director of Operations Casey Johnson. “We appreciate their work and dedication to professional development.”

CDL Class A includes bucket trucks and semi-type trucks with trailer certification requiring 160 hours of training. Of the 160 hours, 120 hours were spent driving a semi-truck and trailer with a certified instructor from Tulsa Tech. CDL Class B includes a bus passenger certification and required 40 hours of training.

According to the release, the Osage Nation proudly supports employees with professional development opportunities. For a list of open positions, please visit