Big Lots Job Application & Careers

Learn how to complete and submit the Big Lots job application in the guide on this page. Big Lots is a chain of retail stores with over 1,400 locations (throughout the lower 48 states). The application can be filled out online, or printed out (use the .PDF download link above).

Apply Online

Step 1 – Go to the careers page (

Step 2 – Scroll down the page and select which type of job you want to search for (e.g. general office, store, corporate).


Step 3 – Search by keyword, organization, or location.


Step 4 – The results can be filtered by post date, location, job field, job type, or job schedule.

Step 5 – Click the link of the position you’re interested in applying for.


Step 6 – Press the “Apply Online” button.


Step 7 – Sign in to your account (via the login form or by using your Yahoo credentials). If you need to register a new account click the “New User” button.


Step 8 – New User Registration:

  • Username
  • Password
  • Email


Step 9 – Accept the privacy policy.


Step 10 – Resume/Profile Upload – Import your profile details via your resume/LinkedIn profile (optional).


Step 11 – Complete the following sections of the application by entering any required information:

  • Personal information
  • General questions
  • Job specific questions
  • Tax screening
  • Employment history
  • Education/Certification
  • References
  • File attachments
  • Certification

Step 12 – Review the application and then submit it. After your application has been submitted and processed by a manager you will be contacted regarding an interview.

How to Write

Step 1 – Use the link/button at the top of the page to download the .PDF application.

Step 2 – Personal Data – Fill in the following details:

  • Full name
  • Contact number
  • Street address
  • SSN
  • City
  • State
  • Zip
  • Email
  • Position(s) applying for
  • Salary requirements
  • Desired work availability
  • Criminal past information

Step 3 – Education:

  • Name of school
  • Location of school
  • Area of study
  • Degree/diploma earned

Step 4 – References:

  • Fill in the name, number, address, and occupation of your reference.

Step 5 – Employment History:

  • Enter your most recent employment history details (name of employer, length employed, job details, etc.).

Step 6 – Complete the questionnaire and then sign/date the form.