Family Dollar is Matthews, North Carolina based variety discount store chain established in 1959. It was founded by a 21 year old entrepreneur named Leon Levine with its first store in Charlotte, NC. Now it has over 7100 stores in 45 states and District of Columbia. The company is among the leading employers in United States as a discount store chain. It currently employs over 45,000 people. It is not a perfect dollar store as all the item are not priced at one dollar. Most of the items are sold for less than a dollar. 90% of merchandise sold is priced under $10. Its competitors includes Dollar Tree Stores, Walmart, Target. Its customers includes low income group people. You can buy a large varieties of food products, toys, school items, clothing. More than 60% of merchandise sold includes consumables and rest being home products, apparel and other goods. Family Dollar is a public company and it is traded as FDO on New York Stock Exchange.
Store Careers : Store jobs at Family Dollar is not only challenging but rewarding too. If you want to make career at store or wants to join the management team you can find different types of jobs openings. People working at stores are required to work in fast pace environment and must be dynamic and energetic. Store operation is the backbone of company and it offers employment opportunities at entry level positions as well as senior positions. Retail store jobs includes the following positions.
- Vice President
- Regional Vice President
- District Manager
- Store Manager
- Field Specialist
- Assistant Store Manager
- Customer Service Representative
Distribution Careers(DC) : Family Dollar has 9 distribution centers spread across the united states. The timely distribution of products in stores across the country is the task of distribution centers. Every item you find the the shelves passes through the distribution center. Job seekers can find the management jobs as well as support staff, clerical and other entry level positions. Whether you are looking for a full time employment opportunities or hourly career opportunity, you can explore the current open positions from the website.
The company is opening a new distribution center in Ashley, IN and hiring the staff for various positions. Those looking for the DC career they can apply for the Clerical, Maintenance, Production & Management positions at the new center. Different type of hourly jobs available at these centers may includes the following positions.
- Bulk Order Filler
- Forklift Operator
- Repack Order Filler
- Repack Stocker
- Maintenance Tech-III
- Security Guard
- Yard Switcher
Corporate Careers : The corporate office of the company is located at Matthews, North Carolina. The controlling, management, forecasting and planning of the company affairs takes place in the corporate office. Those who wish to make career at corporate office they can choose from diverse jobs opportunities which best matches the qualification and skills. Most of the jobs here require specialized knowledge in a field. Some of the corporate jobs openings are listed below.
- Inventory Control Specialist
- Area Loss Prevention Manager
- Director of Store Operation
- Associate Sourcing Manager
- System Administrator
- HR Area Investigator
- Sr. Shopper Insight Analyst
- Transport Operation Manager
- Associate Relation Manager
- Real Estate Counsel
Family Dollar Team Members Benefits : Those who wish to make career with Family Dollar discount store chain they can apply against the various open positions in the Store, Distribution and Corporate office. The company offers excellent wage and benefits to its associates. The benefits available to team members includes the following benefits. Benefits are not limited to full time associates but also the part time associates but they may vary. Details regarding the benefits available to Full Time and Part Time associates can be referred from the official website. Some of the benefits available to full time associates are as given below.
- Retirement Financial Security Benefits
- Health & Welfare Benefits
- Wellness Benefits
- Employee Assistance Program
How to Search & Apply Online for Jobs
- Visit the official career website at – www.familydollar.com/pages/careers.aspx
- Select the Career Area – Store / Distribution/ Corporate Careers
- Search the Open Positions, you can use filter to refine your job search or advance search to find the desired job. View job details and requirement by clicking on the “Job Title”
- Click on the “Apply Now” button to submit the online application form, you can also add the job to cart and apply later.
- You must login to apply, if you are coming first time to apply on this website then create your job account and then login with your user id & password.