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

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.

Office Assistant.  Join this local home supply business with offices all over the US! You will work closely with the Manager and staff answering phones, processing invoices and providing some assistance with inventory.  You will also be responsible for accounts payable and accounts receivable entry and reporting; 10-key proficiency is required.  They use Windows based proprietary software for all inventory and corporate reporting so you must have MS Word and Excel proficiency. This is a casual environment with a nice team! This is a temp-to-hire opportunity; Monday through Friday, 8 to 5. $13 per hour; once you become their employee you will be eligible for some excellent benefits!

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.

Legal Secretary / Office Manager.  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!

Business Development Manager. This position is a dream come true for dynamic, positively aggressive candidates.  If you are a ‘closer’ motivated by success and possess a professional demeanor we want to meet you.  You will foster and develop relationships, identify and recruit new team members for the organization and create new referral networks. $35,000 to $40,000 base plus bonuses.

Real Estate Broker’s Assistant.  This top producing real estate broker seeks a detailed, dynamic and service oriented assistant.  This position requires a candidate with exceptional administrative, people 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.  This is a Monday through Friday schedule consisting of 30 to 35 hours per week and you will be required to work weekend open houses occasionally. You will be required to get your New Mexico Real Estate license.  Exceptional MS Office skills are a must along with the ability to learn the MLS software. $15 to $17 per hour plus generous bonuses on completed transactions. Your licensing fee, dues and continuing education cost will be also be paid.

FILLED! Experienced Legal Secretary.   Work for this reputable downtown law firm supporting three partners and one associate specializing in natural resources, business litigation, and environmental law.  You must have litigation experience and excellent writing skills.  Your exceptional organizational ability will be an advantage!  MS Word (advanced skills preferred) and Outlook is required.  This firm is known for appreciating and acknowledging their staff for a job well done.  The staff enjoys working together and supports a true team environment.  Ready to join them?  $42,000 to $48,000 plus excellent benefits including retirement, perks and parking!

Part-time Membership / Public Relations / Marketing Associate. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved with one of Santa Fe’s premier museums. The Associate is the “face” of the museum for all marketing and cultivation of relationships with members and donors. You will be responsible for member communications and mailings, member drives and other programs, marketing tasks such as social media and website updates and postings, the creation and placement of print advertising and appeals.  This position requires strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and as a team member, and a detail-oriented approach with excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will also solicit and track in-kind donations. The more development experience you offer the better!  Excellent Microsoft Office skills are extremely important and any experience with eTapestry database is a big plus. Some events will occur after normal business hours and on weekends so your schedule must be flexible. Experience with non-profit environments, sales, customer service, marketing and/or public relations will get your foot in the door!  Your excellent skills and personality will get you the job! Three days per week; $20 to $25 per hour.  There is full-time potential if you are a ‘go getter’!!

Part-time Administrative Assistant.  This commercial real estate sales, leasing and management company is looking for an organized professional.  You will oversee file management, act as the contact person with vendors (copier, phone, alarm company, etc.) and assist the real estate brokers with correspondence. You will also run occasional errands. Candidates must have MS Office proficiency.  This is an excellent opportunity! Great co-workers and a great office environment! Four hours per day Monday through Friday. $16 to $18 per hour.

FILLED! Paralegal.  You will support two partners specializing in criminal law.  This is a very busy desk and demands candidates with high standards of excellence in their work.  You will work very closely with both the attorneys.  The position requires at least three or more years of criminal paralegal experience, exceptional organizational and time-management skills, Microsoft Word and Outlook (Excel is a plus!) and WordPerfect proficiency, and a sensitivity for working with the clients represented.  There is a high level of confidentiality that goes along with this position.  The firm values their staff – in fact, they have said, “We could not produce the high-quality results our clients expect without the assistance of this invaluable team.”  Are you ready to be part of this invaluable team?  $52,000 to $62,000 plus some of the best benefits around.

Part-time Paralegal.  This attorney with a growing corporate practice needs a part-time paralegal. Candidates must have five or more years of transactional experience and trademark experience is a plus. Some work can be done from your home office!  You will also assist with administrative work such as filing, scanning, email correspondence, etc.  We also need someone with flexibility since the hours can change from week to week; 5 to 15 hours per week or more.  $25 per hour.

Administrative Assistant. This financial planning and investment advisory practice seeks a top notch professional to keep the office organized and running smoothly. Our ideal candidate will be highly detail oriented, careful, thorough, dependable and smart.  You will assist the financial advisor and work with one other administrative associate and offer expert administrative skills.  You will be the face of the office by phone, in person and through all communications so a professional demeanor and appearance are required; in fact you MUST be a people person. You will be working with high-net individuals.  You will need above average MS Office skills and have the ability to learn their in-house financial database software.  They have requested that candidates be motivated, goal oriented, polished, curious and eager to learn and grow.  They are willing to give you the tools and knowledge to acquire your goals.  This position is full-time, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. $40,000 per year plus excellent benefits.  We will do thorough background checks.

Receptionist.  This private non-profit seeks an outstanding receptionist!  You will be the voice and face of this organization that provides exceptional services to working New Mexican families.  Candidates must be fluent in Spanish and have stellar customer service skills.  Important qualities we want are a genuine desire to assist and help people, strong organizational skills, a team building attitude and the ability to manage the interactions at the front desk.  You must be a confident MS Office user and have the ability to learn their in-house software.  This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.  $32,000 to $35,000 plus generous benefits.

Bookkeeper / Office Assistant.  Entrepreneur is in need of an expert bookkeeper with QuickBooks Pro 2013 proficiency; AP/ AR, general ledger, balance sheets, P & L, quarterly reports and oversight of payroll through a payroll company.  You will also learn to interface with an Electronic Data Interchange software. The owner also needs a multi-tasker to also act as his personal assistant keeping him organized, managing his calendar, coordinating appointments and other day-to-day administrative responsibilities. He travels a lot so you will work alone at times therefore he depends on you to manage things while he is away.  This is a great opportunity for candidates who like a stimulating challenge! $40,000 to $45,000 plus benefits.

Receptionist / Office Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity for candidates who like variety. Along with answering incoming calls you will also be responsible for all day-to-day office operations.  You will manage all mail including FedEx and UPS shipments, office supplies, vendor contracts, and office equipment.  You will also make travel arrangements, coordinate any office maintenance issues and assist with purchasing any new office equipment and supplies.  Maintaining calendars of work schedules, events, deadlines and licensing will also be your responsibility.  There is a lot of growth potential with this growing organization! This is a temp-to-hire opportunity. $29,000 to $31,000 plus excellent benefits!

Business Office Manager.  This local Inspections and Investigations business needs a ‘super star’ to manage day-to-day operations.  This is a very detailed job with daily deadlines and trouble shooting.  You will recruit new contractors for the various New Mexico locations through advertising and networking with current contractors.  You will also perform home inspections occasionally in the Northern New Mexico region. You will be trained in the inspection process and on-line reporting and then be the contact for all other inspectors out in the field when they have questions or problems.  Other responsibilities will include researching and pulling forms at the County Assessor’s office, creating efficient systems and some errands.  This is a full-time position with some on-call weekend hours. If you enjoy variety in a position this is it! $32,000 to $34,000 depending on your experience and some 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.

Albuquerque – CPA.  This firm was founded with a commitment to professionalism in both its people and performance for its clients.  As a result, the firm’s reputation has grown to reflect the ability to respond to the needs of income tax return preparation and planning; audits, reviews and compilations; bookkeeping / write-up; estate and trust tax preparation; consulting services and e-file services.  Join this team as an experienced CPA licensed in New Mexico.  Ideal candidates will have three to five years of experience in tax preparation and audits. This is a great team to work with!  $55,000 to $65,000 plus EXCELLENT benefits!

Penasco (near Dixon) – Education Coordinator / Office Manager.  This position is responsible for the overall daily operations. It requires a self-starter who’s able to develop systems and execute activities to ensure the smooth operation of the office and the educational activities and events that are a core part of the business.  If you have interest in learning more about international business this is your dream job!  Many of their clients are international based businesses.  You are a resource for the 60 plus teachers they work with and manage their contract renewals and ensure they receive all updates. You will also work closely with the marketing team so the more social media skills you have the better! As part of the entire team you are always seeking areas for improvement on systems and processes. You will take orders over the phone, process them and prepare and ship the out-going orders.  Sound like a lot of variety?  You bet!  No boredom in this job!  Our client wants an eager self-starter who is reliable, flexible, pet friendly and willing to anticipate needs and find solutions. This is a small but very successful business with huge opportunity for growth. You will need a passport as some occasional international travel will be required; an all-wheel drive vehicle will be helpful. Bi-lingual is a huge plus! Monday through Thursday with occasional weekend hours; $15 to $20 per hour plus benefits.

Bookkeeper / Executive Assistant.  This business owner with multiple businesses needs a professional bookkeeper and assistant to oversee day-to-day bookkeeping and overall operations.  You will be required to visit different locations daily. Candidates must have three or more years of full-charge bookkeeping experience, QuickBooks Pro proficiency and MS Office.  You will manage inventory on a database, keep all filing systems organized and be the “go to” person for the owner.  You will assist him in scheduling appointments and his correspondence.  Candidates must possess total confidentiality as you will have access to a lot of information.  You will also be involved in meeting with potential clients at times so a professional demeanor and appearance are required.  $40,000 to $45,000 plus benefits and bonuses.

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.