Dollar General
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About Dollar General

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September 15, 2022
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Why DG?

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 17,000 stores, located in 46 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.

Career Overview

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.

Career Paths

​​​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. Fleet Dollar General has their own private fleet and we are always looking for drivers to join the team. We also offer the opportunity to become a DG truck driver to our store and DC employees through the Internal Driver Training Program. In addition to receiving a competitive driver's salary and annual bonus after completion of the program, DG will cover the cost of tuition for CDL Driving School. 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 17 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.


DG University

Dollar General is proud to offer best in class tuition benefits and discounts to all employees through our University Alliance Program. In 2020, we have expanded the college and universities within our program, increasing from 9 to 220! Now all employees, regardless of whether they are a part-time or full-time, are able to take advantage of educational assistance benefits! Employees seeking education advancements from a specialized certification, to an undergraduate degree, to even a MBA can now access additional tuition reductions, discounted application fees, and immediate family benefits through our enhanced network.  Come explore our opportunities and grow your career with us!


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!  "At DG, we believe high performing teams are built by bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives and ensuring those experiences and perspectives are heard and valued. This belief makes DG a great place to build a career and drives our growth and success. We remain steadfast in our commitment to embedding diversity, equity, and inclusion across the entire company, so that together, we can better serve our customers, communities and each other every day." - Jeff Owen, CEO

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Company Details


100 Mission Ridge Goodlettsville TN, United States 37072


more than $10B (USD)




Retail & Wholesale
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