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 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

Assistant Baker – Love the smell of fresh-baked bread? The Fireside Bakery is looking for an Assistant Baker who assists in making-from-scratch food and loves to bake for a high volume restaurant! Under the direction of our Lead Baker, the Assistant Baker will be responsible for:

  • measuring, mixing and preparing ingredients according to Fireside recipes.
  • places dough in pans, molds or sheets to be baked in ovens/proof box.
  • sets time and speed controls for mixing machines, blending machines or steam kettles so that ingredients will be mixed or cooked according to directions.
  • rolls, cuts and shapes dough to form rolls, tarts, muffins and cookies.
  • observes color of products being baked and turns thermostat or other controls to adjust oven temperature.
  • assists in the creation of our delicious desserts, including applying glazes, icings and other toppings to our baked goods.
  • may specialize in baking one type of product such as breads, rolls, tarts, cakes or candies.
  • opportunity to develop new recipes for breads, pastries, desserts and other baked goods and desserts.

Candidates must be available to work shifts Wednesday through Sunday. If you think you have what it takes to be a legendary Baker, apply to become a part of our Bakery 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! The Fireside Kitchen is seeking candidates who are looking for Full Time hours Wednesday through Sunday. Experience preferred, but not required.

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.

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

Gift Shop Sales Associate – Do you enjoy helping people find a unique and one of a kind gift? The Fireside Gift Shop is seeking friendly, outgoing and personable candidates!

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: Thursday, Friday and Saturday Evenings (4:00pm-9:00pm), Saturday Matinee (10:00am-4:00pm) and Sunday Matinee (9:45am – 2:00pm). Additional shifts will become available on Wednesday and Thursday Matinees (10:00am-4:00pm) when The Fireside opens it’s production of The Sound of Music, March 3rd, 2022.

If you have a sparkling personality, a great smile and love customer service, we’d like 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 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 Thursday (3:45pm-8:30pm) and Friday Evenings (3:30pm-9:30pm), Saturday Matinee (8:45am-2:30pm), Saturday Evenings (3:45pm-8:30pm) and Sunday Matinee (9:00am-2:00p.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