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



At The Fireside Dinner Theatre, we know that successful people are the foundation of our culture of excellence. We hire managers with the talent, integrity, and passion to promote our philosophy and mission. We provide an environment that supports and empowers our people- not only to exceed our guests’ expectations, but also achieve their professional and personal goals.

The Fireside Management Team is seeking a full-time Assistant Restaurant Manager!

Assistant Restaurant Managers are responsible for assisting the Restaurant Manager in running the daily operations of the restaurant.

Other duties include:

  • supervising and directing work for the servers, bus staff, guest service and housekeeping teams.
  • follows kitchen regulations and requirements that all food dishes served are according to menu, properly presented and of correct temperature
  • ensures guests are being taken care of to The Fireside standard, which occasionally will involve addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • responsible for the cleanliness, maintenance and upkeep of equipment, dining room furniture and stations
  • involved in the interviewing, orientating, and training processes of new associates
  • participates in the disciplining, performance and reward models for associates
  • assists in scheduling, table set-ups, reservations and special requests

If you’re ready for an opportunity to cultivate your management skills and inspire those around you, we’d love to meet you!


The Fireside is seeking Bartenders to join our team!

Our 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 available:

Thursday through Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

If you are interested in working with a great group of individuals serving excellent drinks, apply today!


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!


The Fireside Restaurant is seeking energetic candidates with sparkling personalities to join our Server Team!

Our Servers are responsible for:

  • Greeting and enhancing our guests’ dining experience through friendly conversation.
  • Serving dinners while maintaining quality specifications set by Chef or Manager.
  • Delivering bread baskets and bread to tables.
  • Keeping all work areas clean and properly stocked.
  • Keeping all tables cleaned and properly set accordingly.
  • Carrying tubs of dirty dishes and linen in the dish room area.
  • Maintaining beverage levels in glasses/cups on table at least 3/4 full at all times.
  • Assisting in hosting and bringing guests to their assigned table.
  • Assisting in ushering in the theatre when seating for performances.
  • Ensuring overall guest satisfaction.

This position currently has shifts available:

Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Friday: 8:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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

Sunday: 8:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. & 12:45 p.m. – 5:30 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!



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