Job Connection Services for Dislocated Workers

We recognize many students have lost their jobs or have had hours cut because of the coronavirus. On this page we have compiled information about Job Scams, #CoronaVirusHiring Job Opportunities, Gig Opportunities, Filing for Unemployment and Resources.

Job Connection Services is Open

Our offices may be physically closed, but that doesn’t stop us from being open virtually to support current and former CNM students. Career Center Advisors are available by email and phone to assist with résumés, cover letters, or career exploration. You can reach us at Online resources are also available on for help with résumés, cover letters, or career exploration.

We would like to encourage everyone to utilize our online job and internship database, Symplicity. Employers are welcome to post opportunities at no cost. Symplicity is available to all CNM students and alumni. Please email us at if you need assistance with your username or password. The Symplicity app is available to download for iOS and Android.

Employers: Please feel free to contact Selena Hardy,, if you have any questions or concerns.

Scams Trying to Take Advantage of COVID-19 Pandemic

Please remember to remain cautious of suspicious job postings and emails. The COVID-19 pandemic has provided new opportunities for spammers and scammers. Please do your due diligence when applying for positions and sharing your personal information.

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Coronavirus Hiring Job Opportunities

Employers hiring in Albuquerque, New Mexico, or for remote positions. Last updated 5/15/2020

Albuquerque Police Department
Offering $5,000 HIRING BONUS for cadets

Chick-Fil-A - Coors
New location hiring many team members

CVS Health
A variety of positions in stores.

Dollar General
Nationwide hiring event

Dollar Tree / Family Dollar
Full- and part-time associates on board to support in-store and distribution roles or

Roles ranging from pizza makers to delivery drivers to customer service reps. Also looking for Class A CDL drivers

Recruiting Package Handler- Warehouse

Fidelity Investments
Looking for 10-15 people per month over the next three months to fill full-time phone associate roles. While the positions begin with a six-month contract, they have the potential for converting to permanent positions.

Kroger (Smiths)
Will hire full- and part-time workers for their retail stores, manufacturing plants and distribution centers

Labatt Food Service
Hiring permanent full-time employees for Day & Night shift positions in the warehouse!
Paid training. Paid holiday and sick days. Competitive pay and benefits.
Apply either in-person or online by visiting

Metropolitan Detention Center
The Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center is hiring and training correctional officers for the upcoming academy class starting in May. or call 505-839-8999.

National Domestic Workers Alliance
Coronavirus Care Fund Bilingual (Spanish/English) Customer Support Associate (Temporary)
The ideal CCF Customer Support Associate will be a bilingual English/Spanish speaker, have experience providing customer support to low tech and low wage communities and have a proven record of being a clear verbal and written communicator.

NM Caregivers
Hiring caregivers, CNAs, RNs, Med Techs to help care for the elderly population. Clients are cared for in the comfort of their homes. Have over 25 roles to fill ASAP.

New Mexico U.S. Post Offices
Multiple positions are available throughout the state with hourly wages range from $17 to $19 with a variety of shifts available, including indoor and outdoor work.

Papa John’s
Pizza makers to delivery drivers or text JOBS to 47272

Plans to bring another 6,000 people on board nationwide in full-benefit positions

Pizza Hut
Looking for drivers, cooks, shift leaders, restaurant managers, and virtual call center agents

Sandia Office Supply
Delivers office supplies in Albuquerque

Securitas Security Services North America is actively hiring significant numbers of security officers in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, Espanola, and Las Vegas. All Securitas positions require drug and background screening.

Systems Integration, Inc. 
Looking for a Team Lead and a Customer Service Representative in Albuquerque

Hiring over 150 positions

U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Now hiring Border Patrol Agents, Customs and Border Protection Officers, and Air & Marine Interdiction Agents

Albuquerque health tech startup hiring to meet demand during COVID-19

University of New Mexico Hospital
The University of New Mexico is hiring registered nurses, and nurse practitioners.

In retail stores and distribution centers

Hiring new associates through the end of May for its stores, clubs, distribution centers and fulfillment centers

Zoom Phone - Professional Services Sales

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Gig Opportunities





Uber / Uber Eats


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BernCo Business COVID-19 Recovery Facebook Group
The Waite Company wants to connect businesses who need help with people who want to work.

Remote Jobs from 100 Companies

NM Workforce Solutions - Information for Workers & Businesses Affected by COVID-19

According to NM Department of Workforce Solutions workers may qualify for unemployment assistance if:

  • Workers who were laid off by their employer as a result of reduced business due to COVID-19 cancellations or closures.
  • Workers were quarantined because either they're sick with COVID-19 or they're caring for an immediate family member who is quarantined and sick.
  • Workers who had hours reduced due to COVID-19.

File for unemployment online or over the phone at (877) 664-6984.

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