Clerk, Surveys - Vancouver or Calgary

Job Requisition ID: 10321  

Position Status: Casual 

Office Location: Calgary (AB); Vancouver (BC)

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

Language Designation: English Essential 

Language Skill Levels (Read/Write/Speak): ZZZ 

Salary: $22.85 per hour 


About CMHC

At CMHC, the work you do and the work we do together matters. We come to work every day with a common purpose: to realize a future where everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and meets their needs.


Our people are second to none. We lean in with courage, band together as a community and try new things to make a lasting impact on housing from coast to coast to coast.


Join us and be part of a team that's committed to making a real difference and be part of something meaningful.


About the role
Join the CMHC Surveys Team and bring your research and data collection skills to work as a Survey Clerk. In this role, you will be responsible to enter data for Rental Market surveys.        
We have with multiple vacancies to be filled in various locations across Canada.   
Hours of work will vary based on survey workload and geographic area. Approximately 25 - 37.5 hours/per week with no guaranteed number of hours worked per week. The rate of pay is $22.85 per hour. 
This is a casual position starting mid September until mid November 2024 (8 weeks in duration, which includes training).  Candidates must be available to work full-time during the peak period of the surveys which will take place in October 2024.
What you’ll do: 

  • Ensure the timely and accurate data entry of housing data for survey purposes. 
  • Perform the preliminary data verification in time for the survey deadlines. 
  • Ensure that a full complement of administrative data are received, analyzed, coded and verified for input into the survey applications. 
  • Oversee the quality of the data and provide timely feedback and support to field Enumerators. 
  • Proactively conduct research (internet and external client outreach) to address information gaps. 
  • Work independently and work with the team to meet the data entry deadlines and data quality for all surveys.  

What you should have: 

  • A post-secondary education. 
  • Data entry, data collection and data validation experience.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office suite, internet research techniques, and databases). 
  • Strong organizational skills, particularly the ability to organize and accurately record a high volume of data efficiently (8000 Keystrokes/hour and 50 words/minute). 
  • Demonstrated strong numerical aptitude with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with a remote team to achieve strong results with minimum supervision. 
  • Strong communications skills (oral and written). 

It would be great if you also had: 


  • Related experience in property management and/or housing industry.  

Posting closing date: The competition may remain active until filled. 




Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion 

We’re committed to employment equity and encourage women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions to apply. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.


CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our mission.


Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion 


What happens after you apply 

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If you applied before and you were not successful don’t worry – we're always posting new positions, so don’t hesitate to give it another shot. We’re excited to see what you bring to the table this time around!