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:

Controller. This local business seeks a high level accounting professional. You will be responsible for reconciling and reporting on a daily, weekly and monthly basis all financial related reports; monthly statements; reviewing and analyzing general ledger accounts and month end closings. You will also be responsible for customer sales and Costs of Goods Sold analysis and reconciliation.  Ideal candidates will have experience with double entry accounting software such as Peachtree or Great Plains (our client has proprietary accounting software similar to these) and advanced Excel proficiency. We are also interested in candidates with prior inventory management and purchasing experience. Accounting Degree preferred. $55,000 to $65,000 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!

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.  $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.

Business Director.  Here’s a job that will keep you singing a happy tune! You will support the Director in managing the business, patron support, development, accounting, scheduling, ticketing, advertising, Board of Directors administration and office staff functions for this music non-profit. A Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration is preferred and three to five years’ experience in an arts-related organization business management including accounting, patron relations and ticketing. Strong proficiency in MS Word and Excel, competence in QuickBooks 14 and strong experience in Cloud database management systems are important components for the position. We are also seeking candidates who are very articulate, possessing exceptional writing and personal relation skills. The interview process will entail writing, proofreading and computer skills testing. The strongest trait we are looking for is resourcefulness…the art of figuring things out!  The position will require attending events and most occur on the weekend, so you must be flexible. $50,000 to $55,000 depending on your experience, plus benefits.

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.

FILLED! Long-term part-time temporary Executive Assistant. You will provide administrative assistance to the Executive Director of a children’s non-profit. This position requires candidates with exceptional computer skills including database management, cloud computing, Google Apps, social networking and website management. We are very interested in candidates with non-profit or marketing experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and organization and time management skills are a priority. The schedule is Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and may last through May or possibly August. $15 to $16 per hour. This is a ‘feel good’ opportunity!

FILLED! 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.  Exceptional MS Office skills are required along with the ability to learn the MLS database system.  Dynamic, youthful candidates will fit the bill!  $36,000 plus benefits.

Gallery Sales Associate. High-end contemporary gallery seeks the ultimate experienced professional. Please DO NOT send your resume unless you have a degree, preferably in Art History, an over-the-top personality to deal with all types of people, a genuine drive to succeed and a professional demeanor with sophistication. We are also interested in knowing that you appreciate culture, fine dining, world news and good manners and have a sincere passion for art and sales! Candidates must have exceptional writing skills and computer proficiency as many sales are done through email / internet. You must walk in the door knowing how to manage a book of clients and collectors and possess exceptional follow-up skills when dealing with them. $50,000 to $60,000 plus bonuses based on your sales plus benefits.

Part-time Bookkeeper.  Provide bookkeeping and administrative assistance to this construction / development company. You will work closely with the owners and perform both bookkeeping and administrative duties; accounts payable / receivable, payroll, account reconciliations, general ledger entries and more; filing, schedule building and garden maintenance, office supplies, website updates, social media and day-to-day office upkeep. You will also answer phones and assist with office related errands. This is a high end residential construction company so a professional demeanor is required. MS Office and QuickBooks proficiency is a must for this opportunity. 16 to 20 hours per week; $18 to $25 per hour (depending on experience); there is potential for full-time hours

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.

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.; we are only interested in candidates seeking a long-term opportunity. $15 per hour.

FILLED! 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.

FILLED! 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!

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..

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.

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.