Ocala is one of the southeast’s best-kept secrets. But word is quickly getting out that this area is home to many vibrant industries, including healthcare, horses, logistics, and manufacturing. Recently, the Census Bureau ranked Ocala as “one of the fastest growing metros in the county” and Forbes named us as a “top 10 metro for future job growth.” It’s not an Oscar, but we’ll take it!
Ocala is also a fun place. From some of the best ziplining and watersport activities in the country to arts and culture galore, Ocala has no shortage of big-city amenities—or small-town charm.
Of course, you’ve probably found this page because we invited you here and you’re curious where the next step in your career may take you. Well, the professional opportunities in Ocala are as bright as the Florida sunshine. For example, in addition to new facilities by AutoZone, FedEx, and Chewy, our area hospitals are in the midst of massive infrastructure projects totaling more than $500 million. Ocala Health, Munroe Regional Medical Center, West Marion Community Hospital, and HealthSouth have invested millions in new technology and routinely win statewide and national awards for quality of care. If you search “nurse” at EmployFlorida.com, you’ll probably see over 500 pages of positions available in your field right now.