Dollar General Begins Hiring For New Distribution Center


Retailer to employ approximately 650 people
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (October 5, 2011) -- Dollar General, one of the country’s leading discount retailers, is excited to launch the hiring process for 650 jobs at its new distribution center in Bessemer, Ala. These are a portion of the more than 6,000 jobs Dollar General is bringing to local communities this year.
Jobseekers may apply for a job online at in the career section, which also provides job descriptions and skills requirements.  Dollar General will also take applications at the upcoming Veterans Career Fair and Diversity Job Expo on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 500 Ampitheater Road in Pelham, Ala. 
“We look forward to building our team, adding new members who are enthusiastic and who thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment,” said Jerry Ferfes, manager of the distribution center. “Jefferson County has great people who are highly motivated, and Dollar General is thrilled to be opening a distribution center in this community. I feel confident that we will find candidates who are a great fit for our company.”
Dollar General is looking to fill both salaried leadership roles and hourly general warehouse positions at the new center. The company will begin scheduling interviews immediately for receiving positions that will be effective by the end of the year. Only one application is needed to be considered for all available positions.
Dollar General offers competitive wages and benefits, including medical coverage.
The distribution center is expected to begin operations in the new year. 
About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 70 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 9,600 stores in 35 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at