Dollar General to hold hiring event in Ontario

Dollar General, a Tennessee based discounter, plans to hold a job fair Thursday and Friday in Ontario to hire some 300 employees as the company expands into Southern and Central California.

The job fair is scheduled to take place from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday at Best Western Plus Ontario Airport, 209 N. Vineyard Ave., Ontario. Dollar General is also scheduled to accept applications from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the same location.

Dollar General reported a $171 million profit for the quarter ending Oct. 28.