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Career Opportunities

As a DoD Energetics Center and leader in the Navy’s energetics enterprise, our workforce provides energetics research and development, manufacturing technology, engineering, testing, manufacturing, and fleet support. We accomplish this with expert personnel utilizing flexible, modern facilities. We are dedicated to safety, customer satisfaction, high quality, and environmental compliance in support of the warfighter. The Human Resources staff is very excited to support the Navy’s warfighter and assist management in meeting critical staffing needs by utilizing the resources and tools available.

Some of the advantages of working here are: competitive compensation, advancement opportunities, alternate work schedules, scientist and engineering development programs, job rotation, graduate education program, overtime/compensatory time, liberal vacation accrual, 10 paid holidays a year, and 13 days sick leave a year which can be accumulated.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We employ a variety of persons in professional, technical, administrative, clerical, and trade occupations. We are looking for scientists and engineers in many different disciplines and offer employment opportunities for high school and college students.

Scientists and Engineers

Our command hires scientists and engineers in a variety of disciplines to support our mission requirements. From a B.S. to a Ph.D., there is a place for you here. 

As a civilian scientist or engineer here, you may be working with explosives; propellants; pyrotechnics; chemicals; rocket, missile, and gun propulsion systems; missile simulators; test and diagnostic equipment; tri-service cartridge-actuated devices; propellant-actuated devices; and aircrew escape propulsion systems, to name a few. We also provide special weapons support, explosives safety support, and ordnance environmental support to the United States and foreign military and others in the ordnance industry.

If you would like to be considered for employment as a Scientist or Engineer, please submit your resume and transcripts to our recruiting office at ihdivserecruitment@navy.mil. Please indicate which location(s) you are interested in (Indian Head, Maryland or Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey).

Wounded Warriors, Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities

Our command seeks to match Wounded Warriors, Veterans, and Schedule A Candidates (individuals with a disability) with a variety of full time employment opportunities. Candidates who are interested in employment and meet the requirements can submit their resume and proof of eligibility (listed below) to our recruiting office at ihdivserecruitment@navy.mil. Please see required documents listed below:

To speak with the Recruiting and Student Outreach Team, please call 301-744-4519.


NSWC Indian Head Division Vacancy Announcements
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Position TitleClosing DateAnnouncement No.USA Jobs Link
Technician6/17/2024DE-12429632-24-JLM https://usajobs.gov/job/793251700
Supervisory Administrative/Technical Specialist (Business Analysis Director)6/18/2024ST-12436775-24-CJWhttps://www.usajobs.gov/job/794978000
Administrative/Technical Specialist (Explosive Safety Specialist)6/20/2024DE-12440396-24-LJDhttps://nswcihd.usajobs.gov/job/795100500
Administrative/Technical Specialist (Analyst)6/20/2024DE-12440020-24-LJDhttps://www.usajobs.gov/job/795102300
Supervisory Technicians6/20/2024ST-12436653-24-REMhttps://www.usajobs.gov/job/795334700
Administrative/Technical Specialist6/20/2024ST-12443298-24-JRThttps://www.usajobs.gov/job/795462800
Administrative/Technical Specialist (EOD Technical Support Specialist)6/21/2024ST-12436806-24-LJDhttps://www.usajobs.gov/job/795599500
Administrative/Technical Specialist6/25/2024DE-12439930-24-LJDhttps://usajobs.gov/job/795148300
Administrative/Technical Specialist (Contract Specialist)6/28/2024ST-12231354-24-LJDhttp://www.usajobs.gov/job/764314200
Administrative/Technical Specialist (Contract Specialist)6/28/2024ST-12231198-24-LJDhttp://www.usajobs.gov/job/764314600

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