Laura Byrnes, APR, CPRC
CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion
O: 352.291.9559 | M: 352-816-1264
CareerSource North Central Florida
OCALA, Fla. (March 29, 2022) – A meeting postponed earlier this month to discuss the hiring and training needs of marine manufacturing and related businesses has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 20.
Organized by CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion and CareerSource North Central Florida along with regional business and education partners, the meeting will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel, 4200 NW 97th Blvd., in Gainesville (I-75 Exit 390, west on Northwest 39th Avenue to Northwest 97th Boulevard). A light lunch will be provided.
“We want to hear from boat builders and the many related businesses in our regions as to how we can help buoy their workforce,” said Rusty Skinner, CEO of CareerSource CLM, adding that “related businesses” include trailer manufacturers, repairs and parts, boating supplies, makers of upholstery for boats, and transport of boats to market, among others.
Discussion will focus on:
> Positions currently recruiting or interested in recruiting
> Skills needed for entry-level workforce
> Skill upgrades needed for current employees
> Identification of key supply chain industries
In addition to the CareerSource regions, the following partners will take part in the discussion: the College of Central Florida, Marion Technical College, Nature Coast Business Development Council, Santa Fe College, and the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce.
To learn more, call 352-538-5445. Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP by contacting Cira Schnettler at [email protected].
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 $7.9 million (revised annually). 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, Instagram and LinkedIn.
CareerSource North Central Florida is a member of CareerSource Florida and a proud partner of the American Job Center network. CareerSource NCFL is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. 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 352-955-2245 or email [email protected].