Dollar General Plans to Hire Up to 20,000 New Employees through National Hiring Events
Wed, 14 Apr 2021
Companywide hiring efforts
“As a rapidly-growing company, we are proud to provide individuals with opportunities to start or advance their careers while serving as a positive economic presence in each community we call home,” said
Candidates are encouraged to review and formally apply for desired career opportunities online prior to attending in-person hiring events, which are scheduled for each traditional and DG Fresh distribution facility on
Throughout the week, interested candidates will be provided with information about
Career Opportunities at
Dollar General’s week-long recruiting efforts include opportunities for external candidates to join one of America’s fastest-growing retailers in a number of business operations including:
- Store Operations: Opportunities to support DG’s retail store operations that currently encompasses more than 17,000 stores in 46 states include roles as regional directors, district managers, store managers, assistant store managers, part-time and full-time lead sales associates and part-time sales associates.
Dollar Generalcurrently operates traditional (dry) and DG Fresh distribution centers that offer opportunities in roles within general warehouse, human resources, inventory control, maintenance, training and administration.
- Private Fleet: The Company’s private fleet program has grown from 80 tractors at the end of fiscal 2017 to more than 700 tractors and more than 550 drivers in spring 2021. The Company is currently seeking drivers to further expand its private fleet where top-of-the-line equipment is ready and waiting for Class A CDL drivers to join the DG team.
Store Support Center: The Company’s corporate headquarters, located near
Nashville, Tennessee, is looking to fill a wide range of roles. Candidates interested in career opportunities at the Store Support Center may visit the DG Careers site and select Corporate Jobs.
Award-Winning Training and Development Programs
The opportunity to build a long-term career at DG is one of the most important currencies the Company offers to attract and retain talent. In addition, DG invests significant resources into programs focused on improving the well-being of its employee base including day-one telemedicine eligibility with no co-pay and the
DG University Alliance: DG offers employees an opportunity to advance their education through the DG University Alliance Grow, a university partnership and scholarship program allowing employees and their family members to access higher education. Participating colleges and universities across the country provide tuition benefits including discounts, fee waivers and deferred billing to every full and part time employee. The Alliance also offers a scholarship program, which is available to full time employees who meet applicable criteria.
ACE Program: DG store managers who complete the Company’s Store Manager Training program are eligible to receive up to nine semester credit hours toward the completion of an undergraduate degree after an evaluation and recommendation by the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®).
ACE CREDIThelps adults gain academic credit for courses and examinations taken outside of traditional degree programs.
Development Opportunities: DG’s market-leading reputation for supporting the growth and development of its employees is illustrated by the numerous members of leadership and approximately 75 percent of current store managers who were promoted from within the Company. Further underscoring the Company’s continued commitment to this goal is the career path
Dollar Generaloffers to entry-level part-time sales associates, who generally may be promoted to lead sales associates within six months and to assistant store managers within a year.
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