The Employment Center

The Brooklyn Navy Yard Employment Center identifies, pre-screens and places qualified job seekers in various types of employment. The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation has operated the on-site Employment Center for over 15 years with a strong focus on placing workers with any of its 330 tenants. BNYDC is proud of having placed more than 2,000 people in quality jobs since 1999, with a strong focus on finding employment opportuntiies for local residents.

Our team of workforce development professionals maintain relationships with employers who are offering full-time, part-time, permanent and/or temporary employment within the Brooklyn Navy Yard and surrounding communities. We specialize in employment and training opportunities and are committed to providing employers with a diverse workforce.

The Employment Center is open daily 9:00am-4:30pm. Weekly Employment Center Orientations are held every Tuesday at 10am and 2pm, and all job seekers are strongly encouraged to attend in order to complete paperwork and briefly speak with our Employment Specialist. If you are not available on Tuesdays, we welcome job seekers to come in at any time to complete the paperwork to enroll in our job seeker pool.

To attend orientation, please arrive 30 minutes before orientation begins to fill out the enrollment paperwork before the orientation begins promptly at 10am or 2pm. Late arrivals will be asked to return for a future orientation. Contact us at or 718-907-5996 for more information.