Cabela’s, Bass Pro Shops to hire 7,000 workers for holiday

Freeman Staff

Oct. 11, 2018

WAUKESHA — About 7,000 people are being sought to fill seasonal positions at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s this year.

The outdoor and conservation stores announced Wednesday in addition to the busy holiday shopping season, it will need additional staffing to run the Santa’s Wonderland experience at the stores across the U.S. and Canada. There will be a national hiring event Oct. 18 with on-site interviews during normal business hours.

Seasonal positions are available in the company’s retail locations, restaurants, contact centers, distribution centers and boat dealerships. Interested candidates can apply in advance by visiting or Walkins are also welcome. While the majority of available positions are seasonal and part-time, qualified candidates can be considered for full-time employment. All applicants must be at least 18 years old.