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Frequently asked questions

Q. How do I apply for a position at Dollar General?

A. Go to the DG Careers homepage and click search jobs. For further information you may click here to view step-by-step instructions.


Q. How do I apply to a specific area in Dollar General?

A. You can apply to a store position by clicking here, a corporate position by clicking here, and a distribution position by clicking here.


Q. How can I find out which Dollar General is hiring closest to my home?

A. You can click here to use our store opportunities locator.


Q. I currently work for Dollar General and I want to be considered for another position. What should I do?

A. Employees are welcome to apply to any job on the career site through their DGme by selecting the Careers tab. Access DGme by clicking here 


Q. How do I search for a job at Dollar General?

A.  Go to the DG Careers home and click search jobs. Use search instructions on that page to search for a specific job at Dollar General.


Q. I don't have computer access; how do I fill out an employment application?

A.  Applicants are required to apply online; however most public libraries provide free access to PCs and the internet as do state job service offices. Applicants may also apply by smartphone or tablet.


Q. The store manager told me there were no positions available at the store. Why is it posted on the website?

A.  Dollar General's retail positions are always posted on our website so that an applicant's information is immediately available to our Store Managers when a job opening becomes available.


Q. I heard about a store management and/or corporate position that I do not see posted on your site. Does this opportunity exist?

A.  All store management and corporate positions for which we are seeking external applicants are posted in the DG Careers job listing.


Q.  Can I take the assessment on a smart phone or tablet?

A.  Yes, you may take the assessment by on a laptop, desktop, smartphone, or tablet.


Q.  Who do I contact if while taking the assessment I experience technical difficulties?

A.  Please contact 1.800.283.6055 or email www.support@assess-systems.com.


Q.  Do I have to complete an assessment every time I apply to a new position/requisition?

A.  If you are applying to different positions then an assessment must be completed for each position (i.e., store manager and hourly associate). If you are applying to the same position but different locations, then you only have to take the assessment once.


Q.  How do I know my application has been received?

A.  Once you have completed the application and any required assessments, you will receive an email confirmation at the email address you provided on the application. Please check spam folders or other email security alert folders if you do not see the email.

Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond personally to all applicants. Should your qualifications match our staffing needs, we will contact you directly.









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