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

Accounting / Operations Manager. Join this rapidly growing national company as their Accounting / Operations Manager. You will be responsible for all day to day operations, basic bookkeeping, record keeping, scheduling trucking and deliveries, bill of ladings, distribution checks and balances and more. You will also process all orders and follow up confirmations. This is the perfect opportunity to get in on the ground floor of this expanding business! The position will start at 32 hours per week but will become full-time within three to six months. They use MS Dynamics GP software and advanced Excel proficiency is required along with MS Word and Outlook. Their ideal candidate will have an ‘attitude of gratitude’!  Starting salary $40,000 with benefits; $50,000 once it becomes a full-time opportunity.

Retail Clerk.  This is an entry level position with huge growth opportunity.  This specialty store catering to restaurants and hotels needs a fun, energetic sales clerk to provide top-notch customer service to its customers.  You will also help with display merchandising, preparing sales slips and orders, receiving payments, inventory management and some administrative support. This is a small environment and a team-oriented person will fit right in.  Everyone in the store wears multiple hats.  If you have retail experience and a passion for incredible kitchen products you will thrive in this job.  They use QuickBooks as their Point of Sale software so any experience is a huge plus. You will also use some brawn along with your brain in this job so a strong back with the ability to lift up to 50 pounds is required. This is a temp-to-hire full-time position with benefits.  Our client said “the sky is the limit” for the right person!  $12 to $13 to start.

Home Manager. This local home management company seeks a new team member. The company provides home management for very high-end private homes in Santa Fe. Most of the homes are second homes to out-of-town owners and you will be responsible for weekly inspections, monthly inspection reports, scheduling any repairs / regular maintenance with subcontractors and constant oversight and follow up. The position requires exceptional attention to detail, common sense, organization and crisis management skills. You must be self-directed with strong written and verbal communication skills. Candidates must have reliable transportation (4-wheel drive preferred), a cell phone and some flexibility. This position has diverse responsibilities so it is not a standard, predictable desk job and every day is different! Some physical work is also involved. Thorough background checks will be done. $35,000 to start with performance reviews and increases within the first six months; mileage reimbursement; cell phone allowance and future growth opportunities.

Scheduling Coordinator / Receptionist.  You will be an integral part of the team at this thriving real estate office by assisting in all areas of the administrative functions of the firm.  You will answer phones, greet visitors and assure that the “front face” of this office is professional and friendly.  You will also work closely with the staff on updating all property listings, scheduling showings and maintaining accurate and thorough files.  You will learn the MLS system and update it on a regular basis.  Along with the reception duties you will be back-up to the office manager on special projects, such as events, open house arrangements, special group tours and lots more.  This position requires candidates who plan ahead, stay focused and organized and produce accurate and detailed reports.  MS Office skills are required along with the ability to learn the MLS database system.  Dynamic, youthful candidates will fit the bill!  $35,000 to start!

Administrative Assistant. This financial planning and investment advisory practice seeks a top notch professional to keep the office organized and running smoothly. We just placed someone in this position and she has already been promoted! Our ideal candidate will be highly detail oriented, careful, thorough, dependable and smart.  You will assist two associates in the office 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 (Outlook proficiency is mandatory) 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, 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.  $31,000 plus benefits with huge potential!

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!

FILLED! Office Assistant.  Join this local electrical 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!

FILLED! Personal Lines Account Manager.   The Account Manager services existing clients as well as working 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 new accounts and renewals, policy changes, complete applications while maintaining a concern for timeliness and completeness.  Our ideal candidate must have a current New Mexico insurance license and have 3 years of insurance experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and experience with AMS 360 database software preferred. Commission position with earning potential only limited by you. Excellent benefits with generous time off as well. Come work for the oldest independent agency in New Mexico. Recently named Best Place to Work by NM Business Weekly.

FILLED! Sales Associate.  This specialty lighting design company seeks an intern to be the next generation of specialty lighting design / sales experts.  You will learn every facet of the lighting industry from fixtures to specialty bulbs to specific designs for homes, galleries and commercial businesses.  You must have strong computer proficiency and the ability to learn their customized software.  You will assist in creating custom lighting designs which at times can be a challenge; you will learn from a team of very talented and experienced associates.  You will place many special orders which may require detailed research; track the orders and constantly keep your customer informed of the status.  You will work with architects, interior designers, electricians and home owners so your customer service skills are an important aspect of this position.  The company will also train you on the back office functions including some bookkeeping.  This is a great opportunity with HUGE growth potential. Candidates with interior design or home interior product sales experience will have an edge.  $12 to $15 per hour to start; this is a temp to hire opportunity and once you become their employee they offer commission and great benefits including a 401K.

Real Estate Assistant. Top producing real estate broker seeks a detailed, service oriented, assistant to work as part of a dynamic team of 5.  This position requires a candidate with good administrative, computer and organizational skills.  A quick mind, supportive attitude, intuition, diplomacy and consistency are some of the traits our client has requested.  Training will be provided on systems and processes.  Applicants who possess the above attributes and have a NM Real Estate license, or are willing to get a NM Real Estate License are encouraged to apply. Exceptional MAC and Adobe InDesign skills are required along with MLS Paragon. $32,000 to $35,000 plus bonuses and benefits.

Commercial Lines Customer Service Agent. This local insurance agency needs a top notch Customer Service Agent to provide excellent customer service to the commercial lines department. You will serve as the contact to all clients by responding to questions, fulfilling requests and processing on-going changes and endorsements. You will also develop and nurture relationships with your clients and underwriters. MS Office proficiency and the ability to learn their in-house software is required. This is a very team-oriented office. Ideal candidates will have a current New Mexico Insurance license but we are willing to look at non-licensed candidates; licensing will be required. $30,000 to $34,000 for non-licensed candidates (or candidates with less than three years’ experience); $35,000 to $45,000 for licensed candidates with five or more years’ experience plus excellent benefits.

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, Tuesday and Wednesday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $15 per hour.

Merchandise Support / Marketing Assistant.  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 placing orders, tracking them and entering all orders into the database; you will also serve as the in-house IT specialist providing solutions to basic problems with computers and printers. Any knowledge of jewelry and photography is a huge plus.  You will also act as the liaison with the artists. You will also work closely with the marketing / advertising department on special assignments.  Sound like a ‘Jack’ or ‘Jill’ of all trades?  You bet! $32,000 to $36,000 depending on your experience.

Legal Secretary / Office Manager  – 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. 20 hours per week; $20 per hour.

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!

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.