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Operations Benefits

At Dollar General, we strive to serve our employees with respect and opportunity. To help meet the needs of our employees we offer the following comprehensive benefits package to all full-time, regular employees in Dollar General stores:

Retirement and Financial Security Benefits

Through the 401(k) Savings and Retirement Plan, Dollar General helps you realize your dreams of retirement. Here is how:

You may contribute up to 25% of your pre-tax income
Dollar General offers one of the best match programs in retail – dollar for dollar up to the first 5% of your pay
You choose how all contributions are invested
You are immediately 100% vested in Dollar General’s contributions

Health Benefits

Dollar General offers the choice of three comprehensive plans with varying levels of coverage and cost based on your particular needs. Plus, Dollar General contributes toward the cost of these benefits so we can offer you health insurance at an affordable cost!

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription

Flexible Spending Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) allow you to save money for eligible health care expenses not covered by the medical plan, and dependent care services for eligible children and other qualifying dependents, all on a tax-free basis! It is a convenient way to pay for the things you need tax-free!

  • Medical FSA
  • Dependent Care FSA

Disability and Life Insurance Benefits

  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Employee, Spouse and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance

Wellness Programs

Dollar General is committed to creating a culture of wellness that emphasizes preventive measures and healthier lifestyles for our employees. The Better Life Wellness Program offers a well-planned and comprehensive approach to help employees take control of their health, maintain a healthy lifestyle and live a “Better Life”.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): At some point we all feel overwhelmed by life concerns and problems. The Better Life EAP offers all employees with 24/7 access to licensed clinical professionals and community resources to help employees with workable solutions to personal challenges.

Health Risk Assessments (HRA): By completing a free, confidential HRA, eligible employees will receive personalized feedback on the status of their current health.

Telephonic Coaching: This free service allows eligible employees to speak with their own private health expert to learn ways to manage and improve their health issues.

Disease Management: Employees living with a chronic health condition – such as asthma and diabetes – can receive personalized assistance and information on how to manage and live better with a chronic illness.

NurseLine: Not sure whether you need to take a trip to the emergency room or wait for your doctor’s office to open in the morning? The NurseLine provides round-the-clock access to nurses who will help employees make smart decisions about their health care needs, decisions and treatments.

Fitness Center: Employees located at our Store Support Center facility have access to a state-of-the-art onsite fitness center and aerobic classes.

Home and Education Financing Assistance

The Wells Fargo Employee Financial Solutions Program provides access to resources to help employees meet their education and home financing needs.

Compensation/Rewards/Work Benefits

  • Competitive base pay
  • Annual bonus opportunity
  • Service award recognition program
  • Vacation time with pay and paid holidays
  • Non-smoking work environment

Benefits for Part-Time Employees

In addition to the opportunity to enroll in the 401(k) program, part-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage and term life insurance.

This information reflects the highlights of Dollar General’s benefits plans and is intended as an overview. Employee must meet certain eligibility requirements, if applicable. In the event of any discrepancy between a Plan and the information provided on this site, the official Plan documents will govern. Dollar General reserves the right to amend or terminate any Plan at any time and without notice.