Dollar General Plans to Hire Up to 20,000 New Employees to Support Operations

Goodlettsville, Tenn. — Dollar General is planning to hire up to 20,000 new employees this spring and will host in-person and virtual hiring events from April 19 through April 23 to support ongoing efforts across store, distribution, transportation and corporate operations. A comprehensive list of hiring events and available positions is available here:

“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,” says Kathy Reardon, Dollar General’s executive vice president and chief people officer.

Opportunities for external candidates include positions in:

  • 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.
  • Distribution Centers: Dollar General currently 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, Tenn., is looking to fill a wide range of roles.

Employees at Dollar General enjoy benefits such as Day 1 telemedicine eligibility with no co-pay, as well as health insurance coverage options, 401K savings and retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave and adoption assistance to eligible employees. For more information, email

Dollar General Corporation operated 17,266 stores in 46 states as of February 26, 2021. For more information, visit



SOURCE: Dollar General Corporation

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