The front of a Dierbergs store on a bright summer day.

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities at Dierbergs! We understand that searching and applying for a new job can be stressful, and you may have questions along the way. To help ease your mind, below are several frequently asked questions to provide insight on our career opportunities, application, and interview process.

Before You Apply

  • There are many ways you can go to get a feel for what it’s like to work at Dierbergs, but we recommend visiting one of our Store locations. Whether you are interested in a store opportunity, a role at a production facility or an opportunity at our corporate office, our stores can tell you a lot about our awesome colleagues, quality products and the pride we take in everything we do.

    You can also check us out on our social channels: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn. Lastly, our careers site offers insight into our culture, our benefits and perks, what it’s like to work in our stores, production facilities or corporate office, and more. Click around and see what you find. You’ll BE inspired in no time.

  • Whether you are interested in being a part-time Associate at a store, a Senior Executive at our corporate office, or a Production Lead at one of our central facilities, we have something for everyone.

    Many of our openings are for store roles, such as part-time Cashier or Deli/Seafood Associate. We offer many full-time Store Associate opportunities as well. If you have an interest in store management, we offer multiple management positions and frequently hire internally. We hire talented Assistant Department Managers and Manager Trainees, to name a couple.

    If behind the scenes in a production environment is more your thing, we have roles ranging from part-time/full-time Production/Warehouse Associate to Production Management. We even have specialty roles such as Cake Decorators and Quality Assurance. Check out our Central Kitchen, Central Bakery, or Produce Row for more information.

    Lastly, whether you are an individual contributor specializing in a certain field, or an experienced leader with a passion for people and innovation, we have opportunities to join our corporate team.

  • The job or specific location you are interested in may not be available at this time. No worries though. Our opportunities update frequently. We encourage you to check back, or you can join our Talent Network to be notified when a role or location of interest is available.

  • Availability is role dependent. Our store hours are 6am-10pm, 7 days a week, including holidays (we are closed on Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day). Evenings, weekends, and holidays are our busiest, so we look for flexibility to work during these times. Our production facilities operate from 5am-9pm, Monday-Saturday with the occasional Sunday. Holidays may affect these hours. Our corporate office typically has a Monday through Friday work schedule. Given the nature of our business, it’s important to be flexible in scheduling no matter what location or role you work in. While each location and facility of Dierbergs has its’ own scheduling requirements, we all work together to support each other and our customers.

  • You need to be at least 16 years old to work at Dierbergs.

  • We do have an Associate Referral Program. If you know someone who works at Dierbergs, we encourage you to connect with them and learn more about what it’s like to work here. If you decide to apply and know someone who referred you to work at Dierbergs, please list their name on your application.

Application Process

  • Our application takes just a few minutes to complete. If you have a resume, it will save you time when completing the application.

  • Yes, our application is mobile friendly and can be filled out on a smart phone, tablet, or any other mobile device.

  • Yes, you can apply for more than one role at once, though we recommend narrowing your choices down to a few jobs that truly match your skills, experience, and interests.

  • If you were not selected for the role you applied for, you may reapply to a similar or alternate role at any time. However, we recommend waiting a year so that you can gain additional experience before reapplying.

  • If you have applied with us before and have a candidate profile in our system, it is not necessary to create a new profile. You can apply to multiple roles on the same profile.

  • If you do not remember your password, Click Here. If a match is found with your email address, a reset link will be sent to you.

  • You can update your application at any time by signing into the system and updating your application form. Click Here to update your application.

  • If you are no longer using the same email address, you will need to create a new candidate profile by applying to a job.

  • After completing your application, you will receive a confirmation email. Additionally, our Talent Acquisition Team works diligently to contact all candidates within 2-5 business days after receiving an application. We connect with applicants via email, text message and phone, so please ensure you are checking your messages on a regular basis.

  • We do our best to contact applicants via text, phone and/or email, so please check your email on a regular basis. If you still have not heard back regarding your application, we may have moved forward with another candidate. We encourage you to keep an eye out for future opportunities and apply again when a role that matches your experience and interests becomes available. We’ll also keep your resume on file and reach out if we think you may be a good fit for additional roles.

  • All Dierbergs employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The background check is initiated after you have accepted your conditional job offer. If you have questions about the results of your background check, please contact the recruiter you’ve been working with.

Interview Preparation and Follow-up

  • Congratulations! It is time to prepare for your upcoming interview. Don’t panic. We have gathered the best tips to help you feel confident come interview time.

    • Review the job description of the role you are interviewing for to ensure you understand what it entails and are prepared to ask any clarifying questions.
    • Research our company website prior to your interview to get to know us better. BONUS: Visit one of our stores. Our stores can tell you a lot about our culture, awesome colleagues, quality products and the pride we take in everything we do.
    • Be prepared to discuss your prior experiences and successes you’ve had.
    • You don’t need to dress up to impress us, however, we would say it’s always a good idea to present your best self when making a first impression.
    • Know where you are going. The Talent Acquisition Partner you are working with will provide you with the address of where your interview is. Take the time to do a quick search and find out how long it will take you to get there. To avoid feeling rushed, plan to arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of your interview.
    • Turn your phone off before the interview to avoid distractions.
    • BE You! Bring your authentic self. We look forward to getting to know you!
    • Ask questions. This is your opportunity to get to know us and see if the role/company you are interviewing with is a good fit for you too!
    • Make sure you get plenty of sleep and eat a good breakfast the day of your interview!
    • The interview process will vary by role. Below provides an overview of what to expect.

    • Store/Production Associates

      • In-person interview with a member of the Talent Acquisition Team or a Store/Production Manager
      • Review and consideration of all candidates, and then offer — many times we offer roles at the time of interview!
    • Store/Production Management

      • Phone interview with a member of the Talent Acquisition Team
      • For some roles there is an assessment to be completed
      • In-person interview with a member of Talent Acquisition Team and Department Supervisor or Plant Manager
      • Review and consideration of all candidates, and then offer
    • Corporate

      • Phone interview with a member of the Talent Acquisition Team
      • In-person or virtual interview with a member of the Talent Acquisition Team and Hiring Manager
      • For many roles there is an assessment to be completed
      • 2nd In-person interview with a member of Talent Acquisition Team and Hiring Manager — at this stage we also may include colleagues of this role and/or other key individuals this person will interact with
      • Additional in-person interviews, or a store visit, could be possible depending on level of role
      • Review and consideration of all candidates, and then offer

    Background checks, which may include a drug screen, are conducted for all roles. Reference checks are conducted for corporate and management level roles.

  • Our Talent Acquisition Team works diligently to follow-up with candidates about the outcome of your interview(s) as soon as a hiring decision is made. Feel free to send a follow-up or thank you email to the Talent Acquisition Partner to forward onto the Hiring Manager and/or other interviewers.