About the Business Showcase

Our WCLM Live program showcases area businesses with immediate jobs to fill. You’ll hear straight from hiring managers about job requirements and benefits, corporate culture, and what they’re looking for in ideal candidates.  The program also showcases upcoming Job Fairs, special Hiring Events and other workforce-related programs.

This months Business Showcase takes place Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 10:30 a.m. and streams Live on Facebook. The program highlights career opportunities at Green Thumb Industries  and its upcoming Hiring Event on Dec. 18.

If you miss the live stream, visit our Facebook page or  LinkedIn afterward to view the program or find it on our In the News page. The video will also be embedded on this page.

About the Featured Businesses

Green Thumb Industries (GTI) is a leading national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and owner of RISE Dispensaries. It got start in Chicago in 2014 and now, as a publicly-traded company, GTI is incorporated in British Columbia, Canada, based in Vancouver.

Green Thumb joined the Florida community in 2018 and operates two production facilities in Ocala and Homestead where the company produces its branded products. Green Thumb’s cultivation and manufacturing practices reflect the highest quality standards to ensure all its products offer a true-to-plant, consistent experience.

The Ocala facility is located at the former Mark III plant, 5365 NW 44th St.

Worth noting: Green Thumb’s retail brand, RISE Dispensaries, is committed to expanding access to well-being through cannabis and making a positive impact on the communities it serves. Green Thumb operates 89 RISE Dispensaries throughout the country, including 13 in Florida. The RISE Medical Cannabis Dispensary in Crystal River opened earlier this month. A Grand Opening is slated for Dec. 15 with profits benefiting The Bridge 4 Veterans in Inverness.

In case you’re wondering: Full-strength medical marijuana was legalized in Florida by constitutional amendment in 2016 for use by qualified patients suffering from a multitude of debilitating medical conditions and which designated Florida’s Department of Health to regulate marijuana production and sales.

Learn more about Green Thumb Industries by clicking here


How to Apply

Applicants are strongly encouraged to register with CareerSource CLM through Employ Florida. To find job descriptions and application information, from the Employ Florida home page click on Additional Search Options and on the page it takes you to, you’ll see the eight (8) hyperlinked options near the top of the page,  choose Employer  located in the center of the hyperlinked options. Where it asks for Area, type “Marion County” or “Ocala” then scroll down and select Search for employers by keyword by clicking on the plus sign (+) and typing the name of the Business in the keyword field.  Click on the green Search button. It will take you to a screen that lists openings; click on the number under Job Openings where you will find open positions.

Visit Employ Florida

The Position(s) are for GTI’s Ocala production facility

Please complete a full registration at  Employ Florida  

  • Job Order #12310495 — Delivery Driver
  • Job Order #12310471 — Production Technician
  • Job Order #12310535 — Cultivation Technician
  • Job Order #12310548 — Trim Technician

Want more help? If you need assistance or more information: Call 1-800-434-JOBS (5627).


Marion County

2703 NE 14th St. Ocala, FL 34470

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(352) 840-5700 | (800) 434-5627

Citrus County

683 S. Adolph Point Lecanto, FL 34461

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(352) 249-3278 | (800) 434-5627

Levy County

2175 NW 11th Dr. Chiefland, FL 32626

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(352) 493-6813 | (800) 434-5627

Corporate Office

3003 SW College Road, Suite 205, Ocala, FL 34474

Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(352) 873-7939 | (800) 746-9950