The Fireside philosophy is that “people will come to where they have been invited and will return to where they have been made to feel welcome.” We take care in selecting associates with a caring, friendly personality and expect that attitude to be maintained in every aspect of the job. Our Customer Service Mission is: To provide each guest with a memorable experience through friendly, courteous and gracious service. We believe strongly that each department is a critical member of the team whether or not they have direct contact with the customer.

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Mail completed applications to:
Human Resource Department
The Fireside, Inc.
1131 Janesville Avenue
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

Or you can drop off at our Box Office
Monday – Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Or you can email resume to

Current Job Openings

Bartender – The Fireside is seeking Bartenders to join our team! Bartenders are responsible for welcoming our guests, taking orders, making drinks and providing our well known outstanding customer service. As a Bartender, you will help create an atmosphere of premium hospitality while ensuring a remarkable experience for our guests. This position has part time hours Friday Evenings (4pm-9pm), Saturday Matinee (9:30am – 2pm), Saturday Evening (4:30pm -8pm) and Sundays (9:30am-1:30pm & 3:30pm – 6pm). If you are interested in working with a great group of individuals and serving excellent drinks, apply today!

Bus Staff – The Bus Staff are responsible for assisting our servers in the dining room by ensuring that all tables are kept clean and presentable with clean china, glassware and silverware. In addition to cleaning and setting tables, the Bus Staff serves water, coffee and tea to guests and carries tubs to our dish room.  Part time shifts Friday through Sunday. If you’re looking for a great first job experience, have a friendly smile and a positive attitude, we’d like to meet you! Applicants must be 14 years old to apply.

Cook – Do you have a passion for food or cooking? If so, come join our kitchen team at The Fireside Theatre! This position is under the supervision of our Executive Chef. Duties include inspecting, portioning, arranging and garnishing food for guests all while ensuring safe, sanitary food-handling practices. In addition, our kitchen staff members are responsible for regulating temperatures of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters. We select applicants with a caring, friendly, and positive personality. This position has Full Time or Part Time hours available Wednesday through Sunday, AM or PM shifts. If you are interested in working in our fabulous kitchen, apply today!

Server – The Fireside Restaurant is seeking energetic candidates with sparkling personalities to join our Server Team! Primary duties include: greeting our guests, serving drinks and food and enhancing our guests’ dining experience through friendly conversation. Our servers also assist with prep duties in the kitchen at the beginning of their shift, as well as clean up/set up at the end of each shift. Servers will also be trained on the appropriate time to deliver each course and how to anticipate the needs of our guests. This position currently has shifts available on Friday Evenings (4pm-9pm), Saturday Matinee (10am-2pm), Saturday Evenings (4:15pm-8pm) and additional hours available on Sundays (10am-1:30pm & 2:45pm-6pm). If you think you can provide more than you expect service with a positive and friendly personality, we’d love to meet you!

Sous Chef – Are you looking to take your cook experience to the next level? The Fireside Kitchen is seeking a Sous Chef! The Sous Chef is responsible for all kitchen functions, including but not limited to food purchasing, receiving, preparation and maintenance of quality standards, safety, sanitation and cleanliness. In addition to assisting the Executive Chef with handling various kitchen related tasks, the Sous Chef is also responsible for training, supervising and monitoring the performance of the kitchen staff which includes our cooks, pantry and dishwashers. The Sous Chef must be able to work effectively with limited supervision and demonstrate leadership that motivates the kitchen staff. This position is Full Time with a Wednesday through Sunday work week. If  think you have what it takes to work alongside an Executive Chef, apply today!

Stagehand – Are you looking for a career behind the scenes at the only Actor’s Equity Dinner Theatre in Wisconsin? The Fireside Theatre is seeking Stage Hands to join our Theatre Crew! Stagehands perform a variety of behind-the scenes tasks including placing and changing sets, helping with lighting and props,  and working alongside our talented Actors to assist with costume changes and special props. This position currently has Part Time hours available Friday through Sunday. If you’re a behind-the scenes kind of person, this job is for you!


To hear more about any of these great opportunities and learn why so many others are choosing The Fireside as their employer of choice, apply in person today at our box office which is open daily for your convenience or email your cover letter and resume to

Full Time Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) with company match
  • Paid Vacation
  • Free meals
  • Preview Night – employee and guest see the show for free
  • Awards and recognition program
  • Percent off on Gift Shop Merchandise

Part Time Benefits:

  • 401 (k) with company match
  • Free meals
  • Preview Night – employee and guest see the show for free
  • Awards and recognition program
  • Percent off on Gift Shop Merchandise