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Clay County Business News

Find out the latest announcements and happenings around Clay County.

Clay Supports Manufacturing Sector with Workforce Initiative

A partnership between St. Johns River State College, Clay Economic Development Corporation, Clay School District Career and Technical Education, and local manufacturing sector business partners is working to create a Production Technician Certificate to give workers an entry point into the field.

A Bright Future Lies Ahead for a Middleburg High School Student Participating in a Career and Technical Education Program

Former Middleburg High School student, Lindsey Estevez successfully earned a job at Clay County Utility Authority after completing an internship facilitated by Clay County Schools’ Career and Technical Education programs.

Florida Contractors Want to Hire but Have Found a Tight Labor Market. Clay's Vocational Training Eases Shortfall

In recent years, NEFBA has partnered with several schools across the region, mainly in Clay County since their school system has not cut vocational training as deeply as in Duval. The program has 16 instructors and teaches across four construction disciplines: carpentry, electrical, HVAC and plumbing.
Clay's Career and Technical Education Program Gives Local Workforce a Competitive Advantage

Clay's Career and Technical Education Program Gives Local Workforce a Competitive Advantage

Clay County Schools Celebrate Career and Technical Education Month Students and faculty in Clay County will join others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate national Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. This year's theme is "Celebrate Today, Own Tomorrow!" CTE Month provides CTE programs across the country to demonstrate how CTE makes students college- and career- ready and prepares whem for high-wage, high-demand career fields. Activities include: CTE teacher and student recognition, leadership and community service events, school tours and more!
Amazon Confirms 2nd Jacksonville Fulfillment Center and 1K Additional Full-Time Jobs

Amazon Confirms 2nd Jacksonville Fulfillment Center and 1K Additional Full-Time Jobs

Amazon announced plans to open a second fulfillment center in Jacksonville, Florida today (Jan. 4, 2017). The facility will add more than 1,000 full-time jobs with benefits starting on day one. In the Sunshine State, Amazon currently employs more than 4,000 full-time employees.