Media Contacts

Francine Julius Edwards
District 20 Aide
Office of Florida Rep. Yvonne Hayes Hinson
[email protected]

Laura Byrnes, APR, CPRC
Director of Communications
CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion
O: 352-291-9559 | M: 352-816-1264
[email protected]

OCALA, Florida (Nov. 29, 2021) – Rep. Yvonne Hayes Hinson and Ocala City Councilman Ire Bethea, Sr., have partnered with CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion and the College of Central Florida to hold a job fair on Wednesday, Dec. 8 from 2-4 p.m. at CF’s Hampton Center, 1501 W. Silver Springs Blvd., in Ocala.

The Career Connections Job Fair is free and open to all job seekers. Opportunities include a variety of industries and all job levels, including entry-level positions. High school diplomas are not required. Those interested in attending are asked to register ahead of time at

“My aim for this event is to give members of the younger generation a legitimate hope for their professional future,” Rep. Hayes Hinson said. “Work creates dignity, and every citizen deserves the chance to work. Our city thrives when we all participate, empower, and work together.”

To date, the following businesses – all with immediate jobs to fill – plan to attend: Central Florida Electric of Ocala, City of Ocala, City of Ocala Water Resources, Encompass Health, Marion County Public Schools (custodial, food services, and transportation departments), Marion County Board of County Commissioners, Ocala Oaks, Visiting Angels, and the World Equestrian Center.

CSCLM’s CEO Rusty Skinner said, “We are so excited to team up with Rep. Hayes Hinson, Councilman Bethea, and CF to bring such outstanding opportunities to the community.”

“We are equally excited to share the word that there are plenty of jobs available,” Skinner continued. “Anyone who wants employment stands a very good chance of getting hired, and we are here to help.”

Those planning to attend are encouraged to dress for success and bring printed copies of their current resume. Anyone who would like professional assistance updating their resume or preparing for the job fair – including prepping for on-the-spot interviews – may receive fee-free services by contacting CareerSource CLM at 800-434-JOBS (5627) or visiting

For more information about the job fair, contact 352-562-0514.


Rep. Yvonne Hayes Hinson represents District 20 in the Florida House of Representatives, encompassing Marion and Alachua counties. To contact her office, please call 352-264-4001 or email [email protected]

Ocala City Councilman Ire Bethea, Sr., was elected to represent District 2 on the Ocala City Council in 2020. His district encompasses the city’s far western section. Councilman Bethea is a lifelong resident of the City of Ocala. He can be reached at [email protected].

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion is a member of CareerSource Florida and a proud partner of the American Job Center network. Programs funded by CareerSource CLM as grantee of the U.S. Department of Labor and other agencies as part of awards totaling $7.9 million, revised annually, CareerSource CLM 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, please call 800-434-5627, ext. 7878 or e-mail [email protected]. Please make request at least three business days in advance. Follow on Facebook, TwitterYouTubeand LinkedIn.

The College of Central Florida offers more than 150 academic pathways including college credit certificates, postsecondary adult vocational programs, and associate and bachelor’s degrees. To learn more about CF, visit

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