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.

With regard to performers, please check our Frequently Asked Questions page for that information.

=> Download The Fireside Employment Application (pdf)

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 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Or you can email resume to hr@firesidetheatre.com

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Current Job Openings

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The Fireside is seeking Bus Staff to join our restaurant team!

Bus Staff are responsible for:

  • assisting servers in providing the highest quality service possible
  • ensuring all tables are kept clean and presentable with clean china, glassware, silverware and linen
  • serves water, coffee and tea to guests

Shifts available Thursday and Friday evenings, Saturday and Sunday.

If you’re looking for the best first job in Fort Atkinson, apply today!

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The Fireside Box Office is seeking full-time or part-time candidates who love telephone sales and ensuring customer satisfaction.

Duties include:

  • Answering incoming guest phone calls for booking of restaurant and theatre reservations.
  • Entering guest information into our ticket booking system while ensuring accuracy.
  • Welcoming guests to The Fireside as they arrive to receive their reserved tickets.
  • Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with customers by delivering the best customer service.

The ideal candidate would posses excellent communication and customer service skills, understand that success lies in the details, and have strong computer/typing skills.

Shifts available Monday through Sunday between 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Weekend availability required.

Hours are flexible and are typically scheduled in 4 hour, 6 hour or 8 hour shifts.

If you have a friendly smile, a positive attitude, and would like to be a part of a wonderful customer service oriented team, we’d like to meet you!

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The Fireside Kitchen is seeking candidates for our open Line Cook position!

Duties include:

  • inspects, portions, arranges and garnishes food for guests all while ensuring safe, sanitary food handling practices
  • responsible for regulating temperatures of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters
  • stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to ensure a smooth service period
  • ability to learn line cooking stations which includes broiler set-up, plating of the broiler food, middle set-up and plating of the food made in the middle.

Candidates must be available to work a Wednesday through Sunday schedule.

If you are interested in working alongside some of the best cooks in the area, apply today!

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The Fireside Kitchen is seeking Dishwashers!

Our Dishwashers are responsible for:

  • maintains cleanliness and sanitation standards for china, glassware, tableware, cooking utensils, etc.
  • effectively uses an industrial dishwasher/machine as well as manual cleaning methods
  • assists fellow staff in ensuring a clean, safe and sanitary dish room at all times

Shifts available Wednesday through Sunday part-time or full-time hours.

If you’re a motivated individual that works well with others, we’d love to meet you!

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The Fireside Gift Shop is seeking friendly, outgoing and personable Gift Shop Sales Associates!

As a Gift Shop Associate, you will be responsible for:

  • assisting our guests hand pick a special gift
  • answer any questions they may have regarding our products/promotions
  • conclude your interaction by ringing up their purchases at the cash register

This is a fast paced position, as our gift shops receive an abundance of customers in the shops all at once. You will be on your feet for the majority of your shift and requires you to have the ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds. Associates are also responsible for restocking merchandise by the end of their shifts.

Current shifts available:

  • Monday and Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 9:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. & 1:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

If you have a sparkling personality, a great smile and love customer service, we’d like to meet you!

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The Fireside Restaurant is looking for energetic people with sparkling personalities to join our Guest Service Team!

As a Guest Service Staff Member, you will provide a positive first impression to The Fireside’s excellent service and high standards. Guest Service Staff greet our guests upon arrival, show guests to their table, and assist our servers with guest needs/requests as needed.

Candidates are regularly required to walk throughout the restaurant, go up and down stairs and assist in the carrying/pushing/pulling of items weighing up to 50 pounds.

This position currently has shifts available:

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Friday: 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Sunday: 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

If you’re energetic and enjoy engaging with guests, we’d love to meet you!

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The Fireside is seeking a part-time Housekeeper!

Our Housekeeper’s perform any combination of light cleaning duties to maintain and present our establishment in a clean and orderly manner!

Housekeepers are responsible but not limited to the following:

  • Cleaning all departments within The Fireside to a very high standard
  • Replenishing towel dispensers, soap holders, and toilet roll holders
  • Cleaning floors with the appropriate equipment when needed
  • Vacuuming carpet and rugs
  • Dusting and polishing furniture and fittings
  • Emptying and cleaning trash containers
  • Responding to housekeeping problems such as spills or broken glass
  • Cleaning toilets, sinks and mirrors

This position currently has part-time shifts available on Thursday evenings 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. & Sunday 12:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Additional shifts on Friday and Saturday if desirable.

If you enjoy working independently, while ensuring a sparkly clean workplace, apply today!

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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.
  • Enhancing our guests’ dining experience through friendly conversation.
  • Assists with prep duties in the kitchen at the beginning of each shift.
  • Clean up/Set up tables at the end of each shift.

Our Servers are also trained on the appropriate time to deliver each course and how to anticipate the needs of our guests.

This position currently has shifts available:

Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Thursday: 8:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. & 4:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Friday: 3:30pm – 9:30pm

Saturday: 8:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. & 3:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. & 12:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

If you think you can provide more than you expect service with a positive and friendly personality, we’d love to meet you!

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Our Theatre Department is seeking full-time Stagehands!

We are searching for a strong and dependable Stagehand to join our theatre crew!

The stagehand responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Participates in various aspects of Fireside theatre productions including, rehearsals, load-in, setup, performances and load out
  • Operates spotlights and completes scene/prop changes on stage during performances
  • Assists performers with wardrobe changes and other miscellaneous tasks
  • Ensures a clean and tidy work space on stage and backstage at all times
  • Runs errands when required and constantly working to expand your skillset
  • Follows safety protocols and procedures to ensure the safety of all performers and audience members during performances

This position has a Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday schedule with additional hours required during rehearsal weeks and added performances, most times on Friday evenings. *Schedule will change in 2023, to Thursday – Sunday.

If you are a self-starter with a can-do attitude, who pays attention to detail, apply today!

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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 hr@firesidetheatre.com.

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