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At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. Since January 2019, we’ve shifted from managing people to managing work. Each employee is 100% autonomous and accountable. You can choose where you need to be and when you need to be there to meet your objectives. You’re in control of your time and are trusted to make the right decisions.

Enumerator (Montreal and Quebec)

Help make a difference for Canadians. CMHC’s aspiration is that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs. All of our programs and activities support this singular goal.

Be part of an inclusive workplace. Diversity and Inclusion guides everything we do at CMHC. We’re taking concrete actions to eradicate racism and advance equity within CMHC and the housing system.



Join the CMHC Surveys Team and bring your research and data collection skills to work as an Enumerator.  You will be responsible to collect data related to the condo and rental markets, specifically collecting the current rents and vacancies for a sample of structures in the Survey.


We have diverse opportunities and locations across Canada.  Advance and grow your skills, knowledge and career by helping us to build an inclusive housing system through research, design, innovation and partnerships.


Condo Apartment Survey: This is a casual position with a duration of 4- or 5-weeks starting Aug 15th until mid-September, 2022.


Rental Market Survey: This is a casual position with a duration of 4 - 5 weeks including training starting mid-September until November 5, 2022.


Hours of work will vary based on survey workload and geographic area. Approx. 37.5 hours per week– the work hours are not guaranteed hours and can vary.




  • Working with the Enumerator’s team to ensure the ongoing achievement of the survey for collecting high quality survey data within tight deadlines.
  • Collecting housing market data (via research, computer-assisted and/or telephone survey) in a timely and accurate manner within your assigned geographic area.
  • Building and maintaining professional rapport in all your interactions.
  • Organizing your work to ensure that you deliver quality work within tight deadlines.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or higher
  • Strong communications skills (oral and written in French).
  • Demonstrated strong numerical aptitude with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work independently and achieve strong results with minimum supervision.
  • Proficiency using internet and computer software tools such as research, email, video conference tools, data entry databases, and MS Excel skills are required.
  • Ability to work from home with an access to internet (high-speed).


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Related experience in field data collection or survey-based research and/or data entry.
  • Past experience with telephone interviewing, particularly making outbound calls.
  • Related experience in property management and/or housing industry.



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



On June 14, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that as of June 20, 2022, it will suspend vaccination requirements for federal government employees.  This decision followed a review of the current public health situation, including the evolution of the virus and vaccination rates in Canada. As a result, and consistent with the Government of Canada decision, CMHC has suspended its Vaccination Policy, effective June 20, 2022.  


As a result, at this time, CMHC does not require employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.  CMHC will continue to monitor the public health situation and may at any time make adjustments and adopt or reintroduce measures, including mandatory vaccination, attestation and verification requirements. Any such vaccination measures, as updated from time to time, shall form a term and condition of your employment at CMHC.


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


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


Sector: Policy 

Language Designation: French Essential 

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

Salary Range starting at: $20.65  

Position Status: Casual 

Job Requisition ID: 7958  

Office Location: Montreal (QC); Quebec (QC)

Other Location(s):  

Security Requirement: Reliability Status 

Travel Requirement: Limited 

To Note
  • Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements.
  • Selected candidates may be required to do a presentation or assessment as part of the interview. If so, they will be advised in advance.
  • We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.
  • If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.
  • Candidates who do not meet all of the position requirements may be considered in an under-fill capacity, in which case the person will be hired at a lower salary range than is advertised for this position.
  • All applications submitted to this competition will be kept for a six (6) month period and may be considered for future related vacancies at CMHC.
  • All regular employees must be in their current role for a minimum of one (1) year prior to applying for a new position, if not, they must receive managerial approval to apply for a new position. 
  • If applying for a temporary assignment, please ensure that your Manager approves your application prior to submission.
  • In all cases, regular employees must successfully complete the corporate probationary period prior to applying for a new position.