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 with qualified applicants.
JOB OF THE WEEK!
Customer Service Administrator. Join this fun company that caters to one of Santa Fe’s most tasteful industries. You will facilitate effective day-to-day operations for the Service Department that will include requests for customer service calls and in-house shop repairs, customer billing, customer service, and managing and maintaining records. This position requires extreme attention to detail, quick thinking and problem solving, and very strong computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook – Quickbooks experience very helpful). Oral/Written/Interpersonal skills are also core competencies required to perform this job. You must also possess a strong customer service ethos as you will assist walk-in customers and answer customer calls. As part of your duties you will enter daily timesheets and completed work orders, order parts, create and update parts inventory, obtain quotes on special orders, create and maintain on-call service schedule, track labor and material costs for project installations for accounting department. You must be able to lift 15-50lbs easily and be comfortable working in all types of interior and exterior environments. $14-16 per hour Depending on your experience + Benefits. [submit resume]
NEW! – Durango, CO Now searching for the perfect fit in Durango, CO. The Gallery Manager is responsible for the commercial success of the gallery. Ideal candidates will have experience in growing sales revenues, managing a successful sales team, recruiting top artists, overseeing the aesthetics of the gallery, coordinating all shows and events, creating systems and procedures for a successful organization and managing budgets. You must have five or more years of management experience in a gallery or national retail environment. This is not a 9 to 5 job and will require a commitment to do whatever it takes! Sales will be a big part of the job along with effective team motivation, coaching, leading and inspiring. The position requires analytical thinking, visioning and enthusiasm. $50,000 base plus exceptional commission structure. [submit resume]
Commercial Insurance Account Manager. The Account Manager services existing commercial clients as well as assisting Agents with new clients. You will handle the day-to-day servicing of an existing book of business and develop relationships with clients and agents. You will handle endorsements, policy changes, cross sell new products, answer questions about underwriting guidelines, etc. You will also support the commercial lines producers by entering account information, creating proposals and a lot of hands-on customer service! Our ideal candidate will have a current New Mexico insurance license, have five plus years of commercial experience at an independent agency, know Microsoft Office programs and have experience with AMS 360 database software. Preference will be given to candidates who have worked with Colorado Casualty, American Hallmark, Chubb, Travelers, Acuity, New Mexico Mutual and Zurich. $40,000 to $50,000 depending on your experience plus excellent benefits. [submit resume]
Legal Assistant / Paralegal. This firm has earned a very solid reputation of integrity and customer service mainly due to their expert attorneys and a fine tuned support staff. Are you ready to join a team of professionals? You will support an attorney whose areas of practice are Public Regulation Commission law (utilities, telecommunications, motor carriers and insurance industries) and litigation. Our client requires a candidate with five to seven years of litigation experience. This is a very busy desk and requires a lot of attention to detail, an accomplished knowledge of New Mexico court rules / filings, exceptional research and writing skills and a positive and professional attitude. You will need MS Word and WordPerfect proficiency and must be e-mail savvy. If you are looking for a secure position with a great group contact us immediately! $42,000 to $46,000 depending on experience plus benefits! [submit resume]
Sales Assistant / Designer for cabinetry and counter-top business. Ideal candidates will have 2020 Design software proficiency along with Google Sketch up and MS Office. You will assist customers in choosing countertop materials such as granite, quartz, marble, soap stone, etc. so you must have the ability to learn the nuances of each one and attend product knowledge seminars, sometimes out of state. You will also learn the various details of cabinet design and products. You must know how to read plans and scale reads. This position is all about the tiniest details! The position will start part-time, three days per week but has the potential to go full-time. $11 to $15 per hour depending on your experience. [submit resume]
Gallery Attendant. This is a full-time position with lots of variety! Spend your day using your brain and strong back. You will be responsible for the assistance in planning and installing exhibits; prepping the walls, hanging art, lighting adjustments, de-installing, storage; inventory maintenance, including semi-annual inventory; building maintenance which includes cleaning, lighting inspections, opening and closing of the gallery each day; yard maintenance which includes watering during the spring and summer months, fertilizing the yard, mowing and edging as needed, planting summer annuals or perennials; vehicle maintenance which includes ensuring that both gallery vans are clean and have adequate supplies (hardware and tools) in them at all times, taking them in for regular maintenance, ensuring that they always have adequate gasoline and windshield wiper fluid in them and ensuring that current insurance, registration and license plate tags are on them; art shipments which includes prepping each piece for transport, individually wrapping each work in plastic or cardboard, creating art boxes as needed for shipping three dimensional pieces and creating labels; sales assistance which includes assisting anyone on the floor by pulling inventory per client request for viewing, assisting with off-site delivery and installation in client’s homes and when needed transporting art in the company van to other states and then assisting in the installation while there. You must be able to lift heavy pieces of art. This is a fabulous opportunity for a ‘Jack or Jill of all trades’! Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with flexibility; paid overtime. $18 to $20 per hour depending on your experience and references plus benefits; background checks will be done. [submit resume]
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. [submit resume]
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 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. $40,000 to $50,000 depending on your experience plus excellent benefits. [submit resume]
Master Automotive Technician. This privately owned shop seeks a technician with five or more years of experience. They work on all makes and models and some classic cars. You must be ASE Certified and have a good selection of tools. They pay on the flag / flat rate system. This is a nice, clean shop in a very convenient location. $25 to $30 per hour plus paid vacation and holidays. [submit resume]
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. [submit resume]
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, PERSONAL 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. [submit resume]
A list of recently filled positions:
FILLED! Merchandise / Inventory Specialist. This high-end retail business needs a detail oriented professional with a background in retail inventory and merchandising. You will be personable and have the ability to be on the floor if needed but more importantly will have experience managing inventory; checking in all merchandise, entering it in the POS system and tagging it. Any knowledge of jewelry and photography is a huge plus. You will also act as the liaison with the artists/vendors and assist the owner in every aspect of operating this dynamic retail environment! Ideal candidates will be super savvy with numbers. Excellent computer skills are a must. Sound like a ‘Jack’ or ‘Jill’ of all trades? You bet! $32,000 to $40,000 depending on your experience.
FILLED! Part-Time Accounting Manager / Controller. Join this local real estate development / property management company as their accounting manager. You must be extremely detail oriented and have solid experience in reconciliation and general ledger work. You will be responsible for overseeing and reviewing the bookkeeper’s work to ensure accuracy. You will be responsible for accounts payable, cash management, and preparing month end statements, quarterly and year-end Financial Statements. Our best candidate will have a BS in Accounting or CPA firm experience along with five to ten years of accounting experience; proficiency with advanced accounting software (Timberline is a plus) and MS Office (Excel, Word and Outlook). The position requires thirty (30) hours per week with some occasional flexibility; $25 to $30 per hour depending on your experience.
FILLED! Weekend Receptionist. This is a great opportunity for a college student or someone seeking additional part-time work! It is a busy front desk at one of Santa Fe’s premier real estate offices. You will answer phones, greet visitors, schedule showings and provide administrative support along with other duties as needed. Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 4:30 pm; $14 to $15 per hour.
FILLED! Management Assistant. Join this real estate development, leasing and management company as the Management Assistant. You will provide administrative support and office management, property management, bookkeeping, marketing and other support. This position requires a high level of follow-through and a proactive approach to all facets of the job. You will be the company’s first point of contact on the phone and in person with tenants, business partners and the public so a professional demeanor and appearance are very important. You will work closely with the property manager overseeing tenant work orders and maintenance, maintain lease files and generate monthly rental invoices. You will also assist the Controller with basic bookkeeping such as processing A/P and A/R, payroll and bank deposits. Participating in the creative process with the marketing team and updating the company website will be your responsibility. As the Office Manager you will greet all visitors, answer and direct phone calls, oversee office supplies, filing, daily pick-up and sorting mail, off-site errands and ensure that all licenses and insurance policies are kept current. This position requires a solution oriented person with a strong sense of initiative and ownership. MS Word, Excel, Outlook and QuickBooks proficiency is required. $35,000 to $38,000 plus excellent benefits!
FILLED! Gallery Manager – Santa Fe, NM The Gallery Manager is responsible for the commercial success of the gallery. Ideal candidates will have experience in growing sales revenues, managing a successful sales team, recruiting top artists, overseeing the aesthetics of the gallery, coordinating all shows and events, creating systems and procedures for a successful organization and managing budgets. You must have five or more years of management experience in a gallery or national retail environment. This is not a 9 to 5 job and will require a commitment to do whatever it takes! Sales will be a big part of the job along with effective team motivation, coaching, leading and inspiring. The position requires analytical thinking, visioning and enthusiasm. $55,000 base plus exceptional commission structure.
FILLED! Part-time Receptionist / Administrative Assistant for a small architectural – engineering firm. The position supports key management personnel in the firm. You must have a strong work ethic and be professional, well organized, service oriented, quality minded, self-motivated, detailed and dedicated. Responsibilities will include phone coverage, client greeting, word processing, document assembly, maintaining electronic and hard copy filing systems, quality assurance, scheduling meetings and travel arrangements, coordinating maintenance of office equipment and reviewing invoices for management approval. Any experience working in an architectural – engineering design firm environment is a plus. You must be experienced with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Visio) and have exceptional Word and Excel experience. This is a temp-to-hire position; Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; we are only interested in candidates seeking a long-term opportunity. $15 per hour.
FILLED! Part-time Full Charge Bookkeeper for one of Santa Fe’s private schools. The position requires that you have five or more years of experience and exceptional QuickBooks proficiency. You will be responsible for accounts payable; entering coded bills, managing timely payments, issuing checks; issuing NTTC certificates; reconciling all bank and credit card accounts; maintaining business files and providing accounting support to the Business Manager. You will also serve as the Human Resources Specialist; processing semi-monthly payroll for 45 plus employees, submitting contributions to the retirement fund; generating annual employment contracts and compensation schedules; processing paperwork for new hires and terminations; managing personnel files and administering benefit plans. This is a temp-to-hire opportunity; 30 hours per week; $20 per hour.