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:

FILLED! Director of Customer and Office Relations.  This is a great opportunity to join a real team of professionals as the front desk coordinator.  You will be required to have a professional and courteous image on the phone and in person.  You will have the opportunity to get to know your clients and assist in creating strong relationships with them.  This organization is known for their stellar customer service.  You must be very computer literate as you will be required to learn their proprietary software and proficient in all Microsoft Office programs.  We are only interested in candidates of the highest caliber.  This is a temporary-to-hire, full-time position.  The salary range is $30,000 to $36,000 depending on your experience.  After 90 days you are eligible for health, dental and vision insurance, 401K and paid holidays and vacation.

Sales Associate.  This beautiful showroom needs an accomplished, polished, hard-working, customer friendly sales associate to sell upscale plumbing and hardware design pieces.  If you like a challenge, this is your job, as there are numerous products to learn about and the owners have created a healthy competitive and supportive work environment.  Work with customers from all walks of life: architects, interior designs, contractors, homeowners, etc.  Confidence, at the computer, is required as you will use both the Internet and QuickBooks to make and track your sales.  Attention to detail and a commitment to follow-up with your customers are required.  $30,000 base (a higher base is negotiable depending on your experience) plus generous commission and benefits.

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.

Warehouse Assistant.  This is NOT your typical grunt work.  No, this warehouse job is a combination of brains, brawn and customer service.  This specialty lighting design company seeks a computer savvy individual to round out this department and perform the critical task of shipping and receiving.  Prior experience with FedEx, UPS or other S&R duties a plus.  The ability to lift 50+ lbs is required.  Inventory, tracking, reconciliation, data entry and the matching of shipments with order numbers are all part of the job.  As orders come in, you will interface directly with customers.  This is a rare opportunity, so apply today.  $15 per hour; this is a temp to hire opportunity. Once you become their employee they have great 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 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.

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, customer service oriented candidates will fit the bill!  $32,000 to $38,000 plus benefits!

Assistant Manager for Active Homeowner Community.   This is a rare combination of indoor office assistance, outdoor maintenance and grounds inspections.  If you like lots of variety and are a natural born caretaker of both people and the environment, this is your job.  Job duties range from writing a newsletter for residents, updating contact information and maintaining files to running errands, inspecting the grounds and treating the swimming pool.  You will also provide assistance to the homeowners as needed.  Attention to detail and a genuine need to help people are required so your customer service and flexibility are of the highest importance.  Prior experience scheduling and working with maintenance or construction contractors is preferred. This is a full-time, Monday through Friday opportunity and you are on call one evening per week and every other weekend.  Bi-lingual is a big plus along with a pool operator certification; if you are not a certified pool technician you will attend the certification program.  $32,500 plus health insurance, mileage reimbursement and paid vacation and holidays.

Home Manager. This growing home management company seeks a new team member to provide home management for high-end 2nd homes in Santa Fe. You will be trained to conduct weekly inspections, generate detailed monthly inspection reports, schedule repairs / regular maintenance with subcontractors and provide constant oversight, follow up and communication with property owners. 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 and challenges, so it is not a standard, predictable desk job and every day is different! Some physical work is also involved. You will also need MS Office proficiency. Thorough background checks will be done and applicant must be bondable. During the first 3 months you will work 30 hours per week at $17 per hour; at the end of this training period it will be a full-time position and will pay $35,000 with performance reviews and increases within the first six months; mileage reimbursement; cell phone allowance, and many other benefits are available with this unique long term career opportunity.  No former property management experience is required, but please note this is NOT a repair, handyman or maintenance contractor position.

Full-time Legal Assistant. Join this successful trial attorney and personal injury attorney as their legal assistant in a shared office space. Ideal candidates will have exceptional spelling, grammar and key-boarding skills along with MS Word and Outlook proficiency. You will also answer phones; manage incoming and outgoing mail, scheduling and file maintenance. This is a great opportunity for an experienced legal word processor or secretary. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; you will work for one attorney in the morning and the other in the afternoon.  $16 to $20 per hour depending on your experience.

Front Desk Receptionist / Secretary – ALBUQUERQUE.  This personal injury law firm in Albuquerque seeks a candidate who is eager to get their foot in the door and learn. You are the first voice, the first person to greet all visitors and the go to person for all attorneys and staff.  This firm has a solid reputation with strong beliefs in nurturing, growth, support and respect. Our ideal candidate will be very professional with the desire to continue learning and will also have a “can do, will do, and wants to do” attitude.  The desk is very busy and you will assist the attorneys and paralegals with anything and everything they may require.  You will also learn Needles software and assist with word processing, calling for police reports or medical reports, filing and other assignments or special projects as needed.  This is a great opportunity with a well respected, collaborative team of pros!  $25,000 to $30,000 depending on your experience and attitude plus very generous benefits.

FILLED! Part-time Full-Charge Bookkeeper for real estate development / property management company.  Candidates must have 3 plus years high level accounting experience (an Accounting Degree is preferred but not required) along with Great Plains, Timberline or MAS 200 experience. You must also have intermediate to advanced Excel proficiency and the ability to perform extensive reconciliation reports, comparative analyses, budget reports and cash flow projection.  This position requires candidates who know high-level accounting procedures and general ledger entries. Also a good attitude and sense of humor are at the top of the list! $20 to $25 per hour; 20 to 24 hours per week.

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.

Experienced Paralegal (Albuquerque) for firm specializing in plaintiff personal injury.  We are seeking an individual with strong communication skills, exceptional organizational control and the ability to independently handle paralegal responsibilities.  You will draft legal documents, manage court calendars and required deadlines and review and respond appropriately to requests for information.  You will work closely with the attorneys so your attention to detail and listening skills must be top notch.  You must be proficient with MS Word, Excel and Outlook and possess excellent writing and research skills. You will also learn their case management software, Needles.  The firm offers a great work environment and competitive salary along with generous benefits.  $35,000 to $50,000 depending on your experience.

FILLED! 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; however, we are willing to look at candidates with a serious interest in getting licensed and learning from the professionals in the office. 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.

FILLED! Legal Office Receptionist.  This legal firm founded in 1983 focuses their practice on personal injury and employment law.  They are seeking a very special person for what they consider one of the most important positions in the firm.  You are the first voice, the first person to greet all visitors and the go to person for all attorneys and staff.  You will clearly understand why they value their front desk person once you sit it that chair!  Our ideal candidate will be very professional with the desire to continue learning more and more about the importance of being a top notch legal support person.  The desk is very busy so prior legal experience is a plus but not required; you will assist the attorneys and staff with anything and everything they may require.  You will be responsible for new client intake review, filing, some word processing, faxing, and other assignments or special projects as needed. Candidates must have exceptional WordPerfect proficiency. This is a great opportunity with a well respected, collaborative team of pros!  There is a lot of potential for growth with this firm.  $28,000 to $29,000 plus generous benefits. This is a temporary to permanent hire position.

Sales and Marketing Associate. Join this award winning publication! You will be responsible for selling print and digital advertisements. Ideal candidates will have at least five years ad or internet sales experience. You must be highly proficient with MS Office and have the ability to learn their in-house database. We are looking for creative, independent thinkers who are goal oriented and hungry to close lots of sales! $40,000 to $50,000 base plus commission, paid vacation and standard holidays.

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! Temporary Receptionist 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 temporary position through May; Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. $13-$14 per hour.

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.  $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.

Retail Sales Associate.  Do you have a serious passion for women’s high end fashion?  We are interviewing for a polished, professional, experienced sales associate.  Candidates must have at least two or more years of retail sales experience but more importantly have an eye for both classic and cutting edge fashion.  This boutique sells the newest top selling styles from recognizable names to emerging designers; you will often see their merchandise in Vogue, In Style, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and many more stylish magazines.  Candidates with a professional demeanor but with a great sense of humor, the ability to up sell and get to know your customers and their tastes will excel in this lively and inviting atmosphere.  You will work with many repeat customers and also one time only tourists so your customer service skills must be top notch.  $14 to $15 per hour to start plus generous discounts and perks!

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.