Enumerator - Montreal

Job Requisition ID: 10316  

Position Status: Casual 

Office Location: Montreal (QC)

Travel Requirement: Limited 

Language Designation: French 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 an Enumerator.  We have multiple vacancies to be filled in various locations across Canada.


Hours of work will vary based on survey workload and geographic area. Approximately 37.5 hours per week – the work hours are not guaranteed hours and can vary. The rate of pay is $22.85 per hour.  


This is a casual position starting mid September until November 2024 (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: 


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


What you should have: 


  • A 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 computer and typing skills. 
  • 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).  



It would be great if you also had:


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


Posting closing date: Note, the competition will 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 

We know that applying for a new job can be both exciting and daunting, and we appreciate your effort. Learn more about our hiring process.  If you are selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


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!