Working at Picatinny Arsenal

Thank you for considering a career at Picatinny Arsenal!

Picatinny Arsenal is a 6,500-acre U.S. Army installation located in northwest New Jersey. Picatinny plays a unique role in the United States' ability to wage war. There is no other comprehensive armaments facility like it in the world. Picatinny's approximately 6,000 scientists, engineers and support personnel develop 90 percent of the Army's armaments and ammunition, including warheads, explosives, and all sizes of firearms, battlefield sensors and advanced weaponry.

Picatinny's location -- between the Pocono Mountains 40 minutes to the west and the Jersey Shore an hour to the east -- is ideal for a variety of leisure activities throughout the seasons. Nearby New York City offers iconic museums, theaters and cultural centers. The Pocono Mountains, not far to the west, offers skiing, water parks and resorts. Atlantic City, also within driving distance from Picatinny, provides a wide spectrum of entertainment activities. For professional sports fans, the area has football’s Giants and Jets; baseball’s Mets and Yankees; basketball’s Knicks and Nets, and hockey’s Devils, Islanders and Rangers. Within an hour in any direction is the greatest shopping in the world.

Picatinny's grounds offer excellent recreational facilities, including the Forge Fitness Center, tennis courts, softball diamonds, soccer fields, 18-hole golf course, fishing lakes, swimming pool, water park and fitness center. Leagues for basketball, volleyball, softball, soccer, bowling, golf and flag football draw many employees into exciting off-duty competitions. Employee/Family friendly workplace programs are also in place, including flexi-time and flexi-place. A childcare facility is on premises.

Please select the links to the left to answer your questions about working at Picatinny and living in the surrounding area.

  Lake Denmark Picnic Area   Childhood Development Center  
  Lake Denmark Picnic Area   Childhood Development Center  
         
  Forge Fitness Center   Picatinny Golf Course Practice Area  
  Forge Fitness Center   Picatinny Golf Course Practice Area