Current Openings

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions. If you are interested in applying for any of these positions, please fax or e-mail us your resume as soon as possible. Interviews are now being scheduled. If e-mailing please include it as an attachment (MS Word or PDF files only) with a cover letter to: resumes@mycareerfirst.com

Legal Secretary / Office Manager (Full-time or Part-time).  This solo practitioner specializing in litigation work needs an all around assistant.  You will provide legal secretarial support but also act as the office manager.  You will pay bills, oversee office supply procurement and maintenance issues and basic day-to-day office organization.  This position requires candidates with three or more years of legal secretarial experience but litigation experience is a must.  You will need strong MS Word skills and be a fast but very accurate typist.  $40,000 to $45,000 plus great benefits for full-time! Part-time 20 hours per week; $20 per hour.

Web Master.  Join this creative and innovative team right here in Santa Fe.  We are seeking an energetic candidate with exceptional people and technical skills who also loves to continue learning new things every day. Technically you will need knowledge of HTML, WordPress, MySQL, Jquery, CSS, Perl or PHP, Photoshop, SEO, Newsletter Programs and cross platform / cross device compatibility and testing. You will be very hands on with clients so you must have excellent communication skills and time management skills. The position requires following project status and meeting deadlines, supporting clients with email support issues on Mac and Windows, smart phones and webmail. You will also train your clients on Contact Management Systems.  This is one of Santa Fe’s premier design studios – opportunities like this are rare. Our client will test you on your skill level and will want to see your portfolio.  This is an onsite position so please do not send your resume if you are interested in working remotely. The more creative you are the better!  $47,000 to $52,000 depending on your experience plus benefits and great perks!!!

Part-time Legal Assistant. Are you looking for some extra work and extra money?  This Attorney whose practice focuses on Personal Injury and Workman’s Comp needs someone ten hours per week.  If you want to work every other Saturday and a couple of hours after work she is willing to look at that schedule; there is flexibility!  You will be assisting with file management, both paper and electronic versions, setting up new client files, word processing, trial notebooks and creating and maintaining standard forms. This is a nice opportunity to earn some extra money and create a relationship with a very well respected Attorney.  $18 to $20 per hour.

Controller / Junior CFO. This Enterprise of multiple businesses seeks a hands-on manager with integrity and a desire to work in a very active and demanding environment. The position will oversee all accounts, ledgers and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and regulatory requirements, and maintain internal control safeguards and coordinate all internal audit activities. You will manage cash flow and forecasting within many lines of business, and oversee budgeting. A minimum of a BS in Finance or accounting related field is required; MBA or 3-5 years of applicable work experience, CPA license and/or real estate experience is a plus. An effective communicator, strong oral and written skills, a collaborative and flexible style and a proactive approach are qualities we seek. There is broad room for advancement! $50,000 to $65,000 plus benefits.

FILLED! Real Estate Assistant / Office Manager.  This top producing real estate broker seeks a detailed, dynamic and service oriented assistant.  This position requires a candidate with exceptional management, administrative and organizational skills.  You will be on tight deadlines often so the ability to juggle many tasks at once is required.  A quick mind, supportive attitude, intuition, diplomacy and consistency are some of the traits our client has requested.  A current New  Mexico Real Estate license is required.  Exceptional MS Office skills are required along with the ability to learn the MLS software. $42,000 to $45,000 plus bonuses and benefits.

FILLED! Executive Assistant. This position will provide overall support to the President/CEO of one of New Mexico’s Foundations. You will be responsible for scheduling appointments, arranging travel needs and assisting with correspondence, presentations and donor research.  You will assist in the hiring process of new employees by posting open positions, collecting resumes and running background checks. You will be responsible for overseeing all office equipment such as renewing & negotiating contracts for postage machine and phone system, troubleshooting, calling for service, ordering supplies, recommendations on purchase/maintenance and training staff on usage/troubleshooting. You will be required to attend weekly meetings and prepare all agendas and materials along with taking minutes at the meetings.  A  Bachelor’s degree is preferred along with 1-3 years of experience as an executive assistant; non-profit experience is a plus!  Ideal candidates will have superb writing, proofreading and editing skills along with the ability to multi-task and communicate effectively. Some weekends and evenings may be required. $43,000 to $45,000 plus a great benefit package.

Experienced Loan Officer.  Join this independent mortgage company as a Loan Officer.  Candidates must have current NMLS license and three or more years of experience.  We are also very interested in candidates in the Albuquerque area.  Generous commission package!

Escrow Assistant. Work with this professional team in a local Title / Escrow company.  You are the right hand to the Escrow Officer and assist in preparing files for closing. You will receive contracts, enter new orders in the database RamQuest, prepare files for closing and assist in addressing title problems on title binders.  This company is known for their stellar customer service. Candidates must have good working knowledge of the title industry in general, MS Windows proficiency and database system experience. If you have title industry experience please contact us! $35,000 to $38,000 plus benefits.

Commercial Insurance Account Executive. Our client is seeking the perfect candidate who knows how to develop relationships, is an effective communicator and specifically demonstrates a track record of success.  Can you present formal demonstrations and negotiation skills that can effectively influence your customers?  You will create strong partnerships with existing and prospective customers through your proven abilities to educate your customers about the best products on the market. Consultative sales approach is desired. Developing new clients ensuring profitable growth is your goal! Ideal candidates will have the ability to plan short and long term to achieve business targets and objectives.  Five plus years of professional insurance sales and account management experience will be an advantage.  NM Property & Casualty Insurance license required. We prefer that you are a confident MS Office user, have a familiarity with social networking and have the ability to learn their in-house software.  Base salary of $40,000 to $45,000 plus commission to start; it will be straight commission once you are trained and up to speed within six to twelve months; long-term potential is over $100,000 plus excellent benefits. If you have a strong sales focus and marketing perspective and are driven to achieve and succeed this is your opportunity!

FILLED! Legal Office Administrative Assistant.  This attorney with a plaintiff personal injury practice needs a professional administrative assistant.  Legal experience is a plus for this job!  You will assist with calendaring all appointments, court dates and deadline driven notices.  You will also manage all legal files both electronically and hard copy.  Requesting medical records and other information from health care providers and hospitals will be your responsibility too.  Day-to-day office administration such as processing incoming and outgoing mail, ordering office supplies and restocking them, acting as the point of contact with vendors and answering the phone are on your priority list.  MS Office proficiency and the ability to learn the in-house legal software is required. $34,000 to $35,000.

Gallery Registrar.  This very established gallery seeks an experienced Registrar. You will develop and implement a computerized collection records system consistent with national inventory standards; maintain registration records; document information pertaining to provenance, origin, history and conditions of the works; and shoot digital images for use by the staff for the promotion of sales.  You will also arrange transportation of art objects through shippers; assess the condition of incoming and outgoing works, schedule deliveries and maintain location records. Assisting with the planning and organizing of exhibitions, preparing information for labeling of the art and acting as the liaison to outside vendors will be your responsibility. Knowledge of digital photography and Adobe Photoshop, the ability to manage the gallery’s database, Masterpiece Solutions, and understand proper handling and storage methods will be required.  A team player willing to contribute to the overall operations of the gallery and seek improvements is the type of candidate we are looking for.  You must be an organized, visual, multi-tasking registrar. We also need someone who can drive the corporate van for the purpose of movement of artworks. Some travel may be required. $35,000 to $50,000 plus benefits.

FILLED! Title Examiner. Candidates must have a minimum of three to five years’ experience as an examiner. You are responsible for completing title insurance searches to determine ownership, interest in real estate property and the extent of insurance carrier’s liability and provide title analysis based on the facts and documentation. You must have the ability to efficiently use the RamQuest, Santa Fe County web applications, District Court Case retrieval and Bankruptcy Court systems along with MS Word and Excel. Extensive knowledge of various recorded documents, i.e. Grant Deeds, Deed of Trusts, Judgments, etc. along with knowledge of public record indices, title plants and legal descriptions is required. A New Mexico Title Insurance Agent license is required. $35,000 to $45,000 depending on your experience plus benefits.

Bookkeeper for up-scale retail store.  This is a position for a full-charge bookkeeper who really knows accounting procedures and QuickBooks.  You will work under the direction of a CPA; ideal candidates will fully understand A/P, A/R, balance sheets, profit and loss statements, payroll, and account reconciliations.  $35,000 to $38,000 plus benefits.

Experienced Legal Secretaries / Assistants needed! Temporary and permanent positions available. Requires MS Word, WordPerfect and legal software to include ProLaw and/or Timeslips. Great opportunities in different legal specialties. $40–45K depending on experience. Permanent positions include full benefits.

Temporary Positions

We are always seeking candidates eager to do temporary assignments. Our temporary positions can last from one day to several weeks, and even months. Always in demand are administrative assistants, receptionists, legal secretaries, data entry, word processing, bookkeeping and lots more!! We are interested in meeting with you if you have experience in any of these areas. Salaries range from $12 – 18/ hour. Careers First pays weekly.