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National Fire Academy course instructor criteria

This page contains selection criteria for individuals interested in contract instructor positions for on-campus and off-campus courses at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

Please note that some courses have unique sections, each requiring a specialized type of experience. The Qualification Statement (contained within the downloads below) should indicate the specific section for which applied.

Contract Facilitators wanted

The NFA is recruiting Contract Facilitators for three new courses under the revised Executive Fire Officer Program: M5101, M5105 and R5201. If you qualify and would like to apply, please see our information on how to become a contract instructor.

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The National Fire Academy is always looking for high quality candidates to be contract instructors. Learn how you can become an NFA contract instructor.