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Ocala businesses sign up for free in-person job fair on June 17

More than 30 businesses in Ocala are lined up for the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion Job Fair set for Thursday, June 17 from 2-5 p.m. at the College of Central Florida Klein Conference Center in Ocala.

The event is the first in-person job fair it has hosted since Covid-19 began impacting the region in March 2020.

To date, the following businesses will be in attendance: ASEM (Hilton Garden Inn). AutoZone Distribution Center, Brookdale Chambrel Pinecastle, Chick-fil-A Ocala, City of Ocala, Colen Built Development, Dollar Tree/Family Dollar Distribution, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, E-One, Episcopal Children’s Services, Express Employment Ocala, Florida Department of Corrections, Fluid Routing Solutions, Ford/Lincoln Ocala, Heart of Florida Health Center, JR Plastics Corp., Kent Furniture, Marion County Board of County Commissioners, Marion County Public Schools, Marshall’s, Pacific Arches (McDonald’s), Raney’s Inc., R&L Global Logistics/ABCO, Skyline Homes, SunTran, Walgreens, Walmart, Winco Mfg., Winn Dixie, and World Equestrian Center.

Cory Weaver, CareerSource CLM’s director of operations said several businesses are hiring age 16 and up.

“As we’re dipping our toe back into the waters of in-person events, we decided to incorporate aspects of the youth job fair with our job fair for general job seekers,” Weaver said. “With this outstanding response from the business community, we really believe we have something for just about everyone.”

Attendees are advised to bring printed copies of their resume and proper dress attire is required. The event is free and open to the public.

Those interested in attending may register at Job Fair or by visiting the calendar of events at CareerSource.