Jackson Distribution Center Hiring Event on Saturday, May 20

As construction nears completion on Dollar General’s nearly one-million-square-foot distribution facility in Jackson, Georgia, the hiring process to fill more than 500 jobs is getting underway. 
 
On Saturday, May 20, Dollar General will host an initial hiring event at the Red Devil Hill Gym, located at 300 Franklin Street in Jackson, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for interested applicants who want to learn about full-time career opportunities and meet with the company’s management team. 
 
“The opening of the company’s Jackson distribution center is an exciting opportunity for potential employees to join our team and grow with the company,” said Niki Stinespring, Dollar General’s Jackson distribution center senior HR manager. “We believe our employees are one of our greatest strengths and we look forward to welcoming new employees to the Dollar General team in the coming months.”
 
With more than 13,600 retail locations, 15 distribution centers including Jackson and 120,000 employees, Dollar General offers many opportunities to enter the workforce and for experienced employees to gain new skills, develop their talents and grow their careers.
 
Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about competitive wages and benefits offered to future Dollar General employees, various career functions within the distribution center and much more. Applicants are encouraged to formally apply for desired positions through Dollar General’s Career page prior to attending the hiring event.
 
Construction of the state-of-the-art facility is expected to be completed in summer 2017. The Jackson distribution center is expected to serve approximately 1,000 stores in the southeast.