Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation - CMHC

Ontario

Enumerator Registry

ASAP
$35,412 to $44,278
Across Canada
Entry Level, Early Career

We are currently accepting applications to our Enumerator Inventory in anticipation of future opportunities across Canada. We are looking for candidates with research, data collection, telephone and verbal/written communication skills for both our monthly/quarterly Starts and Completions Survey and our semi-annual Rental Market Survey

These casual, part-time positions are an exceptional opportunity for an organized and detail-oriented person to join Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), an organization where you are valued and respected, recognized for your contributions and that is committed to providing a work environment where you are inspired to make a difference.

Enumerators - Starts, Completions and Market Absorption Survey (SCS-MAS)

Timeframe: Monthly, approximately 5-10 days / mid-month

As an Enumerator, SCS-MAS, you will collect data related to housing starts, completions, new home sales and pricing within your assigned geographic territory. 

YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES as a SCS-MAS Enumerator will involve:

  • Working with the Survey Administrator and other enumerators to ensure the on-going achievement of Market Analysis Centers (MAC) goals for collecting high quality survey data within tight monthly deadlines
  • Collecting housing market data in a timely and accurate manner within your assigned geographic territory
  • Visiting construction sites and sales offices in order to gather required information
  • Building and maintaining professional rapport in all your interactions
  • Organizing your work to ensure that you deliver quality work within tight deadlines

Enumerators – Rental Market Survey (RMS)

Timeframe: April and October each year (15-30 days for each assigned month)

As an Enumerator, RMS, you will collect data related to rent levels and vacancy rates for your assigned geographic territory.

YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES as a RMS Enumerator will involve:

  • Working with the Survey Administrator and other enumerators to ensure the on-going achievement of Market Analysis Centers (MAC) goals for collecting high quality survey data within monthly deadlines
  • Collecting, mainly by telephone from a CMHC regional business centre, rent and vacancy data in a timely and accurate manner
  • Building and maintaining professional rapport in all your interactions
  • Organizing your work to ensure that you deliver quality work within deadlines

YOUR PROFILE as an Enumerator includes:

Education and Experience

  • Minimum Grade 12 Diploma. 
  • Related experience in field data collection or survey-based research and/or data entry is an asset
  • Past experience with telephone interviewing, particularly making outbound calls, is considered an asset
  • Related experience in the property management and/or real estate industry is deemed an asset

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of survey procedures and data quality techniques
  • Strong written communication, oral communication, personal organization and client liaison skills
  • Strong numerical aptitude with a high degree of accuracy and a propensity for detail
  • Proficiency using computer software tools such as email, spreadsheets and word processors
  • Strong organizational skills, particularly the ability to organize and accurately record a high volume of data efficiently
  • Strong self-motivation, quick thinker
  • Familiar with geography in your assigned territory and ability to plan routes and read/follow maps
  • Ability to follow very detailed instructions
  • Ability to build and maintain client relationships, recognize opportunities for improvement, and contribute to a working environment where diversity is valued, respected and integrated
  • Strong telephone communication skills
  • Mainframe skills would be considered an asset

Additional Requirements and Information

  • Ability to manage flexible work hours, including some evenings and weekends
  • A valid driver’s license may be required and, if so, access to a reliable vehicle and insurance for $1,000,000 public liability and property damage would be required to complete some travel (mostly site visits)
  • Training will be provided
  • Mileage will be paid for travel.

Because what I do matters

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), a forward-thinking organization offering a range of career possibilities, is a trusted source of objective housing research and advice for governments, consumers and the housing industry across the country. Our mission as Canada’s Housing Authority is to help Canadians meet their housing needs. With this goal in mind, we are involved in many key aspects of housing – from contributing to the stability of the housing market and financial system to providing support to Canadians in housing need.

Both a major financial institution and a federal Crown corporation, we offer the best of both worlds in a stimulating work environment where people are encouraged to help build a better tomorrow. If you want to work alongside other respected professionals to make a real difference, and to be able to say with conviction “what I do matters”, make CMHC your career choice.

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We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest.

We will periodically access the applications received, and contact candidates selected for further assessment. Please note that you are registering into an inventory, not applying for a specific position.

The intent of this advertisement is to identify and assess experienced candidates to staff both current and future temporary and casual vacancies in various cities.

How to Apply