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Talent Acquisition Representative

Talent Acquisition Representative

Requisition ID 
Human Resources

Company Overview

At Dollar General, our customer is at the center of everything we do! We are a fast-moving Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 14,000 stores and 14 distribution centers in 44 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation and teamwork. At Dollar General, you can see a clear and fast path to career growth and success. We are committed to attracting talented and motivated people who can advance our mission of "Serving Others." Let's Grow Together!

Job Details

General Summary:

Responsible for providing support to District Managers and Sr. Talent Managers with regards to forecasting, sourcing, recruiting and interviewing. Develop and implement recruiting initiatives that build bench strength, reduce turnover and ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state laws. Develop relationships with community organizations to build a pool of possible candidates.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for sourcing and interviewing quality internal and external candidates for Store Manager positions to be presented to District Managers for final selection.
  • Supports field management throughout the hiring and on-boarding process related to training, talent selection, pre-employment screening, and store assignments.
  • Builds relationships with local chambers of commerce, colleges, universities, and other local organizations to source quality candidates.
  • Monitors and reports weekly progress on staffing needs, turnover, succession planning and other related issues.
  • Performs market visits with District Managers and Regional Directors to support staffing needs and organizes/conducts hiring events and staffing meetings as needed.
  • Drives Store Manager retention through training programs and other internal programs to ensure successful transitions for newly hired and promoted Store Managers.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong recruiting skills and ability to identify quality candidates.
  • Strong knowledge of all relevant recruiting and employment laws and regulations.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize multiple tasks for timely completion.
  • Understanding of overall recruiting process including time-to-fill, turnover, internal promotion rates, etc.
  • Excellent understanding of the retail environment.
  • Basic understanding of total reward programs and employee-relations.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with candidates and employees of all levels.
  • Good computer skills; ability to develop spreadsheets and reports to analyze division staffing needs.
  • Excellent collaboration and consensus building skills.
  • Strong relationship-building and networking skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks for timely completion.
  • Demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills.


Work Experience and/or Education:


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Two to three years of recruiting exempt level candidates and/or two to three years of HR Generalist experience is preferred.
  • Field retail experience is a plus.

Note: This position requires weekly travel and overnight stays; a current driver’s license and acceptable driving history is required.



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