Rio Grande Credit Union
Rio Grande Credit Union
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Choose a career that will guide you forward!

Move beyond a job with crazy hours and unpredictable schedules to a place where you can actually make a difference in peoples’ lives and in the community. 

Can you deliver quality member service in a motivated, team-oriented environment.? If so, then we have outstanding career opportunities for enthusiastic, career-minded professionals like you.

As one of New Mexico’s premier employers, Rio Grande Credit Union is often named as one of the metro area's Best Places to Work. We have also been recognized for our community involvement. We are a strong, growing organization.

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Working Here

Outstanding employee experiences

We invest in our employees and their continued success by providing plenty of opportunities for growth:

  • Excellent career advancement opportunities
  • Ongoing training to build your skills and prepare you for your next career opportunity with Rio Grande
  • Mentoring and coaching to help you become your best and achieve your ultimate career objectives
  • Ongoing employee events

What drives us?

Rio Grande Credit Union is one of the premier employers in the Albuquerque Metropolitan Area. We often are named one of the area's Best Places to Work and have been recognized for community involvement numerous times. We also are a very strong organization. We have branches throughout the metro area, and our assets, membership and employee base are constantly growing. 

But in the end, we make our members' dreams come true.
  • We help young adults buy their first car.
  • We help young families get their first home.
  • We help put kids through college.
  • We help retirees find more return on their savings.
  • We help people new to the country establish their banking relationship.
  • And everything in-between.

Core Values

A great member experience starts with a great employee experience. That experience exists in and out of the office. Yes, we offer great perks and fantastic benefits that promote mental, physical and financial wellness. But Rio Grande Credit Union is more than that. We are good at what we do because each employee exemplifies our core cultural values. 

  • We are humble
  • We are engaged
  • We have a can-do spirit

A place to grow

Winning together

We want success for our coworkers and our communities. Teamwork is the key to that success, with everyone pulling together toward a common goal. From branch to branch and across departments, you’ll find individuals focused on doing what’s right for our members.

Steady growth

We’re here for the long haul. That means we don’t sacrifice long-term vision for short-term success. We’re building a future on the growth of our members and employees. It’s important for us to provide opportunities to grow within our organization, both personally and professionally. That means more opportunities for professional development and increased responsibility. We want our people to continue being the best in the business, and we’ll make that happen however we can.


Perks and Benefits

Way more than just a paycheck

Our employees enjoy wonderful perks and a fantastic benefits package including:


Matching 401(k) retirement plan

Our 401(k) includes a matching benefit that begins the first day you sign up for the program.

Paid holidays and paid time off

We offer eleven paid holidays per year with a generous amount of paid time off (PTO). The amount of PTO increases based on tenure. Plus, every employee get's a day off for their birthday.

4 For Free

Get a day off for community service. Get four employees to participate in four community events in a year, and get one more paid day off!

Educational assistance

We offer educational assistance for all employees who have completed at least one year of service and whose job performance meets expectations.

Business casual days

Fridays are casual days, as are several special occasions throughout the year.

Wellness rewards & recognition

We offer special perks like RGCU gym access, incentive programs, rewards & recognition programs, and flexible work schedules.

Professional development

We are committed to our employees' personal growth and professional skills development. We focus on preparing our employees for new and different positions, challenges and opportunities within the credit union through training and development courses throughout the year.


Summer Getaway discounts and discounted cell phone costs are a few of the extra perks our employees enjoy.

Employee assistance program 

All employees have access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which promotes a healthy work/life balance. This free and confidential program provides employees and their dependents the opportunity to work with counselors to solve personal and legal issues 24/7.


Medical insurance

Rio Grande covers a significant portion of full-time employees' medical costs. Employees can choose from several medical benefit plan options, including a health savings account (HSA) with a company contribution.

Dental insurance

All employees have access to dental insurance with the majority of the cost paid by RGCU and minimal employee cost.

Vision insurance

All employees have access to vision insurance with minimal employee cost.

Additional insurance and coverage options

Full-time employees also have the opportunity to purchase supplemental protection at reasonable rates, including

  • Life insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance
  • Short and Long-term Disability
  • Cancer Plan
  • Accident Plan
  • Critical Care Plan



If this describes you, then you belong here.

Our members-first priority and collaborative culture means a different kind of career experience for you – one filled with personal growth, meaningful work and exciting opportunities.

We offer an environment and culture that encourages communication, teamwork, innovation, and rewards excellence.

Our recipe for success is simple:

We are humble

Being humble means that we are...
  • Selfless
  • We are empathetic
  • We are caring
  • We are helpful
  • We are genuine
  • We are open-minded

We are engaged

Being engaged means that we are...
  • Passionate
  • We focus on the individual needs of our members
  • We are dedicated
  • We are reliable

We have a can-do spirit

Having a "can-do" spirit means that we...
  • Find ways to creatively solve problems
  • We are proactive
  • We are driven
  • And, in the end, we will find a way!

But don't take our word for it...

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