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Enumerator (Kelowna, Okanagan Valley & surrounding area)

Job Requisition ID: 8760  

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Starting Base Salary: $20.65 , based on experience

Position Status: Casual 

Travel Requirement: Frequent 

Office Location: Vancouver (BC)


At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. We empower our employees to be fully autonomous and accountable in achieving their results. Employees focus on how they achieve results rather than when and where they choose to work.


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.

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 for Kelowna City 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 30 - 40 hours per month within your assigned geographic area of Kelowna City, Lake Country, and Central Okanagan and surrounding area.


  • Working with the Survey Administrator and other enumerators to ensure the ongoing achievement of Market Analysis Centers (MAC) goals for collecting high quality survey data within tight deadlines.
  • Collecting on-site housing market data in a timely and accurate manner within your assigned geographic territory (mileage will be reimbursed for travel within the assigned territory, based on CMHC's current per-kilometre rate).
  • Building and maintaining professional rapport in all your interactions.
  • Organizing your work to ensure that you deliver quality work within tight deadlines.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Minimum Grade 12 Diploma.
  • 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 travel for site visits. 
  • 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 research, 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 survey collection instructions.
  • Able to work from home with an access to internet (high-speed).
  • Ability to work independently and achieve strong results with minimum supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Related experience in field data collection or survey-based research and/or data entry.
  • Previous experience with computer-assisted data collection.
  • Previous experience with telephone interviewing, particularly making outbound calls.
  • Related experience in property management and/or housing industry.
  • Knowledgeable of Kelowna, Lake Country, and Okanagan Valley and surrounding area. 


Posting closing date: Note, 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.
We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.