New job at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) (via |

Clerk, Administrative Services (Position can be located anywhere in Canada)

January 24 2020
Industries Public administration
Categories Administrative, Clerical, Office clerk
Ottawa, ON

Sector: People and Strategy

Language Designation: Bilingual

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

Salary Range: $36,933.01 to $46,166.26

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.

Be proactive and apply today! We are looking to fill current and future positions within CMHC offices located across Canada.

Seize this opportunity to become a member of CMHC for a temporary mandate of various duration depending on our business needs.

Apply now, to help us achieve our ultimate goal: Housing Affordability for All Canadians.

What you will need

  • A commitment to demonstrating CMHC values.
  • High school diploma
  • Two (2) years’ of experience as a receptionist or in an administrative support role. College certificate or diploma from an office administration or business administration program would be considered an asset.
  • Good working knowledge of administrative practices
  • Proven interpersonal skills (tact, judgment, diplomacy, professionalism, political sensitivity) and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple priorities concurrently.
  • Demonstrated client service skills.

What you will be doing

Office and Administrative Support:

  • Providing office administration, coordinating tasks, providing services to internal and external clients, and effectively answering a wide range of questions and requests via a variety of communication mechanisms.
  • Providing organizational support such as scheduling restricted meeting rooms, mail, and courier internally and externally.
  • Monitoring day-to-day activities, identifying and shifting priorities as required for individual or group projects. Anticipating, planning, and undertaking support services to ensure ongoing task, project and operational requirements are efficiently done in order to provide seamless support to clients.

Does this sound like you?

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Posting closing date: Note, the competition may remain active until filled.

Job Requisition ID: 4438

Primary Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Other Location(s): [Not translated in selected language]

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.
Apply now!