How we work

NFPA is a non-profit organization that has a passion for protecting people and saving lives. We are united by our Core Success Factors:

  • Organizational Awareness
  • Teamwork
  • Decision Making
  • Accountability
  • Customer Focus
  • Leadership
  • People Development

NFPA is proud to invest in developing our future, which is, our employees! We want to be a partner in your growth and development. NFPA is passionate about your success.

How does career development work at NFPA? It is a two-way street: NFPA and your manager offer tools, resources, support & coaching; you bring energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to learning. There will always be opportunities to develop both technically (critical skills) and professionally (competency development). We will have formal and informal forums to learn, share, practice, mentor and grow. 

We believe and celebrate creative effort and collaboration with both an internal and external network to support your development.



Get started! See list of current career opportunities at NFPA.

If you are driven to make a difference, please contact us! 


National Fire Protection Association is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. NFPA participates in e-Verify.



"Working for a non-profit company brings out a different side of people, one that makes coming to work every day that much more interesting and worthwhile. The work environment at NFPA is another reason why I stay. It's comfortable and collaborative."

Kristin Bigda, Senior Fire Protection Engineer, NFPA

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