How to Find and Apply for a Picatinny Arsenal Job

While a significant portion of the Picatinny workforce are scientists and engineers who pursue weapons development, jobs at Picatinny vary tremendously and include accountants, program analysts, machinists, administrative officers, police, firefighters and safety specialists. This site provides information about obtaining a position in the federal government as a civilian employee or as a non-appropriated funds (NAF) employee.


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To find and obtain any federal job at Picatinny, including veterans, people with disabilities, recent graduates and senior executives, use USA Jobs at: https://www.usajobs.gov/ At the USA Jobs website you will be able to search by skill, job title agency (for example, Army or Navy) and location. Picatinny’s zip code is 07806. Here are some tips for using USA Jobs: http://www.armycivilianservice.com/sites/default/files/tips.pdf

Science and Engineering Careers.

Scientists and engineers conduct and manage research, development and life-cycle engineering for weapons systems by:

  • Maintaining a strong technology base in government, industry, and universities from which to evolve improved items and prevent technology surprise.
  • Developing new ideas as well as product improvements and achieving initial production.
  • Providing technical support to our soldier in the field.

Our staff includes over 3,000 civilian engineers, scientists, and support personnel. Over 30% of our technical staff has a Ph.D. or M.S. degree, they publish well over a hundred technical papers a year and many hold patents in their area of expertise. Our people are dedicated to perfection and constitute one of the leading research and development organizations for armaments and munitions in the world.

We are always looking to expand our world-class staff. Opportunities are offered for most engineering and scientific disciplines, to include:

  • Mechanical and General Engineers
  • Aerospace Engineers
  • Mathematicians
  • Chemical Engineers
  • Chemists
  • Material Engineers
  • Physicists
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineers
  • Computer Engineers
  • Computer Scientists
  • Metallurgists


For science and engineering positions only, you may submit your resume to: usarmy.pica.chra-ne.mbx.engineer-and-scientist-resumes@mail.mil

Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF) Positions

There are two NAF position categories: Flexible - 0-40 hours per week, no benefits, no sick or annual leave accrual – and Part Time & Full-Time, which includes medical and dental, retirement pension plan, 401(k) savings plan, life insurance, annual leave/sick leave/family medical leave and 10 paid holidays per year. If you have any questions please call NAF Human Resources Office at 973-724-9003 or 2261 or visit: http://picatinny.armymwr.com/index.php?cID=9140