FedEx Ground set to hire up to 200 part-time handlers  

FedEx Ground is looking to hire 150-200 part-time package handlers at an event this week in Ocala.

The hiring event takes place from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday Nov. 2, at the College of Central Florida Klein Conference Center, 3001 SW College Road in Ocala.  Sessions will be held every 30 minutes.

Package handlers load and unload sorted packages in a fast-paced environment to help ensure FedEx Ground delivers packages on time and with care. No experience is required.

Interested applicants must be at least 18 and must register with Employ Florida at (reference Job Order Number 10571441). Details can be found on the Calendar of Events at or by calling 800-434-JOBS, ext. 2203.

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.