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OCALA, Fla. (April 3, 2023) – April brings more than showers for May flowers – it brings a shower of job opportunities throughout the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region, including scores of openings at the World Equestrian Center, Marion County Public Schools, and myriad other area businesses.
“For those who have struggled with the storm clouds of unemployment, we’re here to tell you there’s a silver lining,” said Rusty Skinner, CEO of CareSource CLM. “What we’re seeing are businesses serious about hiring all manner of candidates, from older youth and young adults to seasoned professionals with advanced degrees, and across a variety of industries.”
The following recruiting opportunities are open to the public at no charge. Except as noted, in addition to the phone numbers below, more information is available at careersourceclm.com/calendar/.
Transition Live Center will hold a hiring event on Friday, April 7 from 1-3 p.m. at CareerSource CLM’s Marion County Career Center, 2703 NE 14th St., in Ocala. TLC is hiring to fill multiple positions for Direct Support Professional and Instructional Assistant, Adult Special Needs Instructor, and Program Manager/Special Needs. For information, call 800-434-JOBS (5627), ext. 1273.
World Equestrian Center’s hiring event takes place April 10-12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Expo Center 1. WEC’s main entrance is 1750 NW 80th Ave., in Ocala but candidates may prefer to access by turning onto Northwest 87th Court Road from State Road 40. During the three-day hiring event, WEC will be recruiting to fill more than 50 positions from golf cart attendants and guest service agents to purchasing coordinators and security officers to facilities supervisors and sous chefs. For information, call 800-434-JOBS (5627), ext. 3206.
ResCare Community Living’s hiring event is set for Wednesday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to noon at CareerSource CLM’s Marion County career center, 2703 NE 14th St., in Ocala. ResCare is hiring direct care professionals and LPNs. For information, call 800-434-JOBS (5627), ext. 1273.
Marion County Public Schools, in collaboration with CareerSource CLM, will hold a Career Fair on Saturday, April 15 from 9 a.m. to noon at World Equestrian Center Expo Center 2. The school district is filling dozens of immediate positions as well as those for the upcoming school year. For information, call MCPS Employment Services at 352-671-7787 or CareerSource CLM’s affiliate Talent Center at 352-840-5700.
Marion County Youth Job Fair, held in partnership with MCPS, will take place on Thursday, April 27 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion Auditorium, 2232 NE Jacksonville Road, in Ocala. There will also be a Levy County Youth Job Fair, in partnership with the School Board of Levy County, on May 4 from 10 a.m. to noon at the College of Central Florida Jack Wilkinson Levy Campus in Chiefland. Both annual job fairs are exclusively for 16-24-year-olds with little-to-no job experience looking for employment, whether full- or part-time, permanent, temporary, or just for the summer. For information, call 800-434-JOBS (5627), ext. 1145.
Those interested in attending any of the upcoming hiring events and job fairs are encouraged to bring printed copies of their resumes and to dress appropriately – nothing that’s torn, revealing or with profane language; no shorts, flip-flops or slippers.
Skinner added that those who would like assistance preparing for any hiring event are invited to drop by any of CareerSource CLM’s career centers for fee-free employability services such as resume and interview assistance, training, job referrals and one-on-one career counseling.
Services are available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at CareerSource CLM career centers in Ocala, Lecanto or Chiefland. For more information, visit careersourceclm.com or call 800-434-5627.
The region’s leader in workforce development, CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion is a member of CareerSource Florida and a proud partner of the American Job Center network. CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion is supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and other agencies as part of awards totaling $8.2 million (revised annually). Unless otherwise stipulated, all statements, news releases, requests for proposals, bid solicitations and other applicable documents are fully funded from federal sources. CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities and in Spanish. All voice telephone numbers listed above may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711. If you need accommodations, call 800-434-5627, ext. 7878 or e-mail [email protected]. Please make request at least three business days in advance. Stay connected with CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn.