Human Resources Representative in Carlsbad, NM

  • Chavez
  • Full-time

Southeast NM Community Action Corporation has been serving individuals and families since 1965; we are committed to supporting individuals and families so they can achieve educational advancement as well as community health and economic advancement. We need talented people who want to make a difference in their community to join our team of professionals. Does this sound like you? Make a difference in the lives of others and enrich your own life in the process, apply to join our team.

In accordance with federal regulations and SNMCAC policy as of January 31, 2022, SNMCAC Head Start will comply with the mandatory vaccination requirement for all employees as a condition of employment. Accordingly, you must provide either proof of your current fully vaccinated status for COVID-19, or documentation of request for medical or religious exemption, which we will evaluate through the ADA interactive process.

Human Resources Representative

Under the direction of the HR Director, the HR Representative is responsible for performing a variety of human resources and related administrative tasks and initiatives in alignment with the mission and vision of SNMCAC while maintaining compliance with rules, regulations and guidelines established by federal, state, county and local governments.

Duties & responsibilities: recruitment, new hire orientation and onboarding; creating and maintaining complete and accurate files and records (computerized and manual) throughout employee’s employment cycle. Benefits administration: open enrollment, leaves of absence, and ADA accommodations. Ensures compliance with rules and regulations related to benefits such as ACA, HIPPA, COBRA and FMLA: Assists with HR policy creation, implementation and maintains employment law compliance and labor reporting requirements including EEO, DOL, worker compensation, and OSHA and so forth. Assists with updating and maintaining the HR policy manual.

If you work well in a collaborative culture, uphold high standards, meet challenges with determination, come and work for SNMCAC!!

Education and Experience:


· Associate degree in Human Resources, Business, Social Services, Psychology, or related field.

· Four (4) years’ HR or related work experience.


· A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, Social Services, Psychology, or related field

· Professional certification from the Society for Human Resource Management, or equivalent


  • Additional education or professional training may substitute for experience or requirements.

Language Requirements:


Ability to read and write English in order to understand and interpret written procedures and technical manuals. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions from vendors, contractors, supervisors, co-workers, residents, and city/county agencies.

Preferred: Bi-lingual (English/Spanish)

Salary – This is a Non-Exempt position $36,092 – $57,301 annual depending on qualifications (related experience, education, training, etc.)

We offer a 4-day work week (Monday – Thursday)

Thirteen (13) Paid Holidays per year

Annual Leave

Sick Leave

Retirement Plans

Medical, Dental, Vision, and

Life Insurance

An application and letter of interest is required. You may go to our website at and complete and application and upload your resume and letter of interest or you may go to our Community Action/Head Start sites in Artesia, Carlsbad, and Roswell to complete an application.

*For more details about this position, please contact:

Margaret Deters, HR Assistant

Please submit your application and letter of interest to:

SNMCAC 1915 San Jose Blvd, Carlsbad, NM 88220

~Open until filled. Applications are reviewed upon receipt~