DCF hiring 200 temps in Ocala to help with emergency Food for Florida program  

As a result of Hurricane Irma, the Florida Department of Children and Families is hiring 200 temporary workers for the Ocala call center to support the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion and Manpower have teamed up to help DCF identify and recruit candidates during a three-day hiring event Sept. 27-29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at CareerSource CLM’s career center, 2703 NE 14th St., in Ocala.

Data entry clerks will process Food for Florida emergency food assistance applications for five weeks, six days a week. Full and part-time positions are available. Pay is $12 an hour.

Applicants do not need to have a high school diploma or GED but data entry experience is required. The successful candidate must also pass a level 2 criminal background check.

Interested candidates must register at www.employflorida.com prior to attending the hiring event. Complete job details are also available at Employ Florida (Job Order 10555031).

For more information, call 352-840-5700, ext. 1790 or 800-434-JOBS (5627).