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Enumerator (Windsor)

Sector: Policy and Innovation 

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Salary Range: $37542.40 to $46928.00

Position Status: Casual 

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. Bring your research and data collection skills to work as an Enumerator surveying Starts, Completions and Market Absorption Survey, you will collect data related to housing starts, completions, new home sales and pricing around the Windsor, Amherstburg and surrounding area.


Your expertise in research, computer-assisted data collection, and telephone, oral and written communication skills will help us make housing affordable for everyone in Canada.


These casual positions are exceptional opportunities for an organized and detail-oriented person to achieve his/her professional goals, while creating a sustainable organization that is at the heart of a world leading housing system. Our diverse opportunities and locations across the country enable you to advance and grow your skills, knowledge and career to match your evolving interests and experience.


Timeframe: Monthly reoccurring surveys, approximately 50 – 60 hours per month within your assigned geographic area.


What you will be doing

•    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 deadlines

•    Collecting housing market data in a timely and accurate manner within your assigned geographic territory

•    Building and maintaining professional rapport in all your interactions

•    Organizing your work to ensure that you deliver quality work within tight deadlines


What you will need

•    A commitment to demonstrating CMHC values

•    Minimum Grade 12 Diploma.

•    Related experience in field data collection or survey-based research and/or data entry is an asset

•    Past experience with computer-assisted data collection is considered 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

•    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 internet and computer software tools such as email, video conference tools, data entry databases, and MS Excel skills are required

•    Strong organizational skills, particularly the ability to organize and accurately record a high volume of data efficiently

•    Ability to follow very detailed instructions

•    Able to work from home with an access to internet (high-speed)

•    Ability to work independently, manage time and workload, and achieve strong results with minimum supervision.

•     A valid driver’s license required and access to a reliable vehicle and insurance for $1,000,000 public liability and property damage would be required to complete some travel for site visits

•    Must reside in the Windsor area and have strong knowledge of the region



Additional requirements and information

•    Eligibility for security clearance.

•    Preference will be given to those with strong computer skills.

•    Training will be provided.

•    KM’s reimbursed for work-related travel


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Posting closing date: October 31, 2020 @ 11:59 pm EST  (Note, the competition may remain active until filled)


Job Requisition ID: 5092  

Office Location: Toronto (ON)

Other Location(s): Windsor and surrounding area 

Security Requirement: Reliability Status 

Travel Requirement: Frequent 


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.

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