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OCALA, Fla. (March 2, 2017) – Those shopping for a fresh career have a chance to bag a job with Earth Fare Ocala when the full-service, organic grocery store and café opens later this spring.

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion will hold three hiring events for Earth Fare on March 15, 16 and 17 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the College of Central Florida Ewers Century Center at 3001 SW College Road in Ocala.

There is no charge to attend and no appointment is necessary, but attendees must register with Employ Florida at and are encouraged to apply online before attending one of the events.

Earth Fare plans to hire 70 full- and part-time cashiers; entry-level department clerks; and experienced artisan bread bakers, line cooks and butchers. No minimum education is required, but applicants must be at least 18.

The company offers competitive wages and benefits, flexible working hours, opportunities for advancement and team member discount.

Earth Fare is one of the largest natural and organic food retailers in the nation, with 39 locations in nine states throughout the Southeast, mid-Atlantic and Midwest, including five in Florida once the Ocala location opens. The new store will be located in the Shady Oaks Shopping Center at 2405 SW 27th Ave., in Ocala.

Applicants interested in preparing for one of the hiring events, which may include an on-site interview, may get help fine-tuning their resume and brushing up on interview skills at any CareerSource CLM career center.

For more information about the Earth Fare hiring events and/or fee-free employment services call 800-434-JOBS, ext. 1270 or visit


CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion is the local, business-led nonprofit connecting employers with qualified, skilled talent and job seekers with employment and career development opportunities. Last year, CareerSource CLM provided fee-free services to more than 3,600 businesses and nearly 40,000 job seekers.

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request in Spanish and to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers may be reached using TTY/TDD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711. For accommodations, call 800-434-5627, ext. 7878 or e-mail [email protected]. CareerSource CLM is a proud partner of the American Jobs Center network and member of  CareerSource Florida.

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