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Officer, Contact Centre Services

Sector: Client Operations 

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Salary Range: $54682.62 to $68353.27

Position Status: Temporary Full Time 

We’re not your typical government agency
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) exists for a single reason: to make housing affordable for everyone in Canada. We’re mobilizing the expertise and energy of governments, non-profits, lenders, developers, social entrepreneurs and co-ops to create the future of housing. At CMHC, we believe that everyone in Canada should have a place to call home.
Experience a Results-Only Work Environment™ (ROWE™)
At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. We’ve shifted from managing people to managing work. Each employee is 100% autonomous and 100% 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.

About the role

We’re constantly evolving to build an inclusive housing system through research, design, innovation and partnerships. This 12 month contract position is responsible to ensure a positive, solution-oriented and dynamic experience to our clients by providing accurate information. This includes answering client inquiries and issues, ensuring that complete and accurate information and service is provided in a timely manner, which will help us make housing affordable for everyone in Canada.



What you will need

  • Post-secondary education or degree or relevant experience in business marketing, public relations, communications.
  • Minimum 3 of years experience in a customer service-oriented role.
  • In-depth understanding of CMHC products and services.
  • Results-driven, enthusiastic and technology-savvy team player.
  • Demonstrated superior written and verbal communication skills in both official languages.
  • Strong interpersonal and excellent customer service skills and telephone etiquette.
  • Knowledge of information technology and information
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, remains calm under pressure.
  • Working in a fast paced, high volume environment.



What you will be doing

  • Actively participates and contributes ideas within a motivating team environment. Takes part in an open communication culture while achieving goals, set tasks and meeting deadlines.
  • Supports the overall direction of CMHC's key priorities and brand philosophy.
  • Liaises with business partners to modify/develop new and/or existing information and channel delivery approaches to clients.
  • Ability to work in a virtual team environment, ensuring client queries or concerns are rapidly addressed and resolved.
  • Observes, documents and reports on client feedback/concerns and provides practical solutions to evolve and continuously improve upon client service experience.
  • Effectively communicates with internal and external clients in both official languages to obtain and/or provide information and represents the Corporation and its interests as necessary. Seeks to enhance client service experience in all client interactions.
  • Results-driven, enthusiastic and technology-savvy team player.
  • Excels in client service excellence, respect, integrity and professionalism, while remaining calm under pressure.
  • Reports customer complaints/feedback/suggestions, ensuring accuracy and completeness of data to the Team Lead. Assist where required in the creation of reports on trends and topics from customer inquiries and proactively collaborate with business partners to address questions and complaints.
  • Provides customer service to CMHC`s business partners in a knowledgeable and professional manner via phone, written correspondence and social and on-line interactions. Provide high quality customer service within the context of social and on-line interactions.
  • Optimizes the services deployed through effective use of people, processes and technology.
  • Demonstrates her/his ability to come up with workable solutions for clients for any problems brought to their attention.
  • Adheres to service level agreements with respect to responsiveness to customer inquiries and/or complaints. Assists with the preparation of regular reports on response rate, volumes and other metrics as defined by CMHC.


Please note:

This position will require shift work, hours of operations are from 8am to 7pm EST.



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Job Requisition ID: 4752  

Primary Location: OttawaOntario  

Other Location(s): Position can be located anywhere in Canada 

Security Requirement: Reliability Status 

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 


We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.
CMHC is an employer that values diversity and encourages the learning and use of both Canada's official languages. CMHC is committed to employment equity and actively encourages application from women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities
*If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

Learn more below about CMHC and how we help Canadians meet their housing needs.