Dollar General plans to hire 20,000 workers this spring as the discount chain continues its expansion during the pandemic.
The company said Wednesday it’s looking to hire full- and part-time workers in stores and distribution centers, as well as drivers for its private-trucking fleet. Dollar General does not disclose its minimum wage for workers, but says it provides “competitive wages and benefits.”
Dollar General has more than 17,000 US stores and employed 158,000 as of February 26. The chain has thrived in the past decade and is opening 1,050 stores this year, similar to the number of stores it has opened in each of the past several years. This latest hiring spree will expand Dollar General’s workforce by 13%.