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Dollar General Overview

Goodlettsville, TN
10000+ employees
1939
Company - Public (DG)
Other Retail Stores
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning ... Read more

Mission: We're a fast moving $20 billion, Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 15,000 stores and 15 distribution centers in 44 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic team atmosphere that leverages each person’s ... Read more

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  • Dollar General is proud to announce its partnership with the Network of Executive Women as we continue to focus on our culture of inclusion.

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Dollar General – Why Work For Us?



Mission & Values

Dollar General is an exciting place these days.

Not only is the shopping experience the best it has ever been, our rapid growth has created tremendous career opportunities throughout the company. DG employees find career success and personal gratification by making a difference in the lives of our customers and in the communities we serve. We operate more than 15,000 stores, located in 44 states in both large and small communities. Those stores are successful because our Associates are comprised of friends and neighbors who carry out the spirit of our mission: Serving Others.

We will continue to grow and thrive with individuals who have a desire to Serve, a drive to Excel and a determination to Succeed. Find out if you have what it takes to succeed on our team. Your future starts today.

 



 


Come Grow with Us

With new Stores and Distribution Centers opening daily, Dollar General is experiencing growth like no other Retailer! Don’t you want to be part of that? Whether you’re looking for a sales associate position, warehouse supervisory role, or a place in our Corporate Headquarters, we have something for everyone.

http://www2.dollargeneral.com/DG-Careers/Pages/index.aspx



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Corporate Careers

We think of our corporate headquarters as the Store Support Center, because the different departments are here to support store employees that deliver quality products and service to our customers every day. The Store Support Center is located in Goodlettsville, TN, 16 miles north of Nashville. You'll enjoy a dynamic, fast-paced environment where each and every day, you'll encounter new and exciting challenges. Dollar General has many moving parts to meet customers' needs, along with an aggressive growth strategy. This requires innovative thinkers and people who challenge our organization to operate more efficiently and effectively in multiple fields.


Store Careers

Customer focus is the driving force behind our operations and support functions. Our founders led this charge at Dollar General's inception, and it has been translated into a statement of purpose for the organization.

 

Sales Careers

Sales Associate applications are accepted online or at our stores. Individual stores hire and manage their own part-time and full-time employees.

 

Distribution Center Careers

The distribution network is an integral component of our retail business operation, as nearly all items that reach our store shelves pass through one of our 15 distribution centers. Distribution Center employees are responsible for receiving, warehousing, and shipping the products you see in our stores every day. The Distribution Centers accept hourly applications locally, which are clerical and material handling positions.

 

 

Dollar General University 

Dollar General is proud to offer best in class tuition benefits and discounts to all employees through our University Alliance Program. Consisting of 8 regionally-accredited universities, Dollar General’s University Alliance Program, provides tuition benefits to full and part time employees. Benefits and discounts include, tuition match, tuition reduction, waived fees, deferred billing, and discounts that extend to include immediate family members of our employees. In addition, our Tuition Scholarship Program offers up to $4,000 reimbursement per calendar year, assisting qualified full time employees, in their desire to advance through higher education.  

Come explore our opportunities and grow your career with us!

University Alliance Partners:

American InterContinental University

Bellevue University

Capella University

Colorado Tech University

DeVry University

Drexel Online University

Strayer University

University of Phoenix



Diversity & Incusion at Dollar General

Building a culture that respects the dignity and differences in others is driving our success. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is supported through our actions, decisions and initiatives. At Dollar General our mission of Serving Others includes everyone! 


“We are committed to respecting and embracing the differing experiences and perspectives we all bring to the table. This is a journey and the landscape is ever changing.

With such a bright future ahead of us, we will continue to collaborate to reach new customers, promote an inclusive culture, and live our values of giving back.”

- Todd Vasos, CEO


Learn more about Diversity & Inclusion at Dollar General:

http://www2.dollargeneral.com/dg-careers/Pages/diversity-inclusion.aspx

 

 

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Dollar General Awards & Accolades

  • Top Veteran-Friendly Companies, U.S. Veterans Magazine, 2018
  • Best Places to Work for Hispanics and Latinos, HLPA, 2018
  • Top 1000 Companies Worldwide for Millennial Women 2018, Mogul, 2018
  • Training Top 125 (#5), Training Magazine, 2018
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, 2018
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