Hiring Events to Help Deliver Workforce: FedEx Planning to Fill 500 Jobs


Media Contact: Laura Byrnes, APR, CPRC
Communications Manager
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OCALA, Fla. (June 23, 2016) – CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion will help FedEx hit the ground running  when it opens its new distribution hub by hosting two hiring events next month.

The hiring events are set for July 6 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and July 7 from 5-8 p.m. at the College of Central Florida Klein Conference Center, 3001 SW College Road, in Ocala.

FedEx Ground is hiring 500 packers and package handlers, full- and part-time, for its 400,000 square-foot facility located in the Ocala/Marion County Commerce Park just east of I-75 and north of US 27. Starting pay is $11 – $12 an hour, with incremental increases within the first six months of employment.

The company provides flexible schedules, with differential pay based on early/late shifts, as well as paid time off, health/dental insurance and tuition reimbursement for employees after 1,000 hours on the job.

Interested applicants must be at least 18 and register with the Employ Florida Marketplace (EFM). More details can be found on the Calendar of Events at careersourceclm.com or by calling 800-434-JOBS, ext. 1471.

FedEx Ground is a leader in small-package ground shipping throughout the United States and Canada. The company, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., moves an average of 7.5 million packages each day through its network of 90,000 employees, 33 distribution hubs, more than 500 local pickup-and-delivery stations and 45,000 vehicles. The company reported 2015 annual revenue of $13 billion.

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.


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