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.

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

Or you can email resume to


Current Job Openings

The Fireside is seeking Bartenders to join our team!

Bartenders are responsible for welcoming our guests, taking orders, making drinks and delivering 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 currently has the following shifts available:
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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


The Fireside Box Office is seeking 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!


Are you looking for your first job? The Fireside Restaurant is seeking Bus Staff!

Bus Staff  are responsible for:

  • Assisting the servers by providing the highest quality service possible to our guests.
  • Ensures all tables are kept clean and presentable with clean linen, dinnerware, glassware and silverware.
  • Replenishes and serves water, coffee and tea.

Current shifts available:
Thursday: 4:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Friday: 4:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. & 4:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. & 1:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

If you’re at least 14 years old and looking for a great first job experience, we’d like to meet you!


Do you enjoy helping people find a unique and one of a kind gift?

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

As a Gift Shop Sales Lead, you will be responsible for:

  • leading by example when it comes to ensuring all guests receive excellent customer service
  • opening and closing gift shop registers at the beginning and/or end of each shift
  • training and assisting new gift shop staff
  • serving as a back up to the Gift Shop Manager
  • printing and completing restock reports for items sold each day

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.

The ideal candidate would be available to work Thursday and Friday evenings and weekends on a rotating schedule.

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


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!


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!


Are you looking to take your cook experience to the next level?

The Fireside Kitchen is seeking a full-time Sous Chef!

The Sous Chef is responsible for assisting the Executive Chef in overseeing all kitchen functions. This is a leadership position responsible for the development and operation of the kitchen team to support one of the most critical factors in our success, food quality.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Assumes complete charge of the kitchen in the absence of the Executive Chef.
  • Responsible for food safety and sanitation.
  • Monitors/manages waste and food cost related to products.
  • Manages inventory rotation and product storage standards.
  • Ensures that all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to The Fireside’s recipes, portioning, cooking, and serving standards.
  • Makes sure all equipment is kept clean and in excellent working condition through personal inspection and by following The Fireside’s preventative maintenance programs. Perform basic repairs as needed to the kitchen equipment or know to seek the help of a maintenance technician who can complete the repair.
  • Assists in employment decisions including, interviewing, hiring, scheduling, evaluating and disciplining kitchen staff as appropriate.
  • Develops, trains and cross-trains all team members within the kitchen.

Candidates must be available to work Full Time Hours Wednesday through Sunday.

If you’re interested in taking your cooking skills to the next level, apply today!


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