Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) jobs
Head office: Ottawa (Ontario)
Year of creation: 1946
Type of company: government agency
Sector of activity: housing and mortgage loan insurance
SCHL is a Crown corporation that functions as Canada’s national mortgage loan insurance and housing agency. One in three Canadians at one point on their lives has benefited from its services. As its name implies, part of its mandate is to aid Canadians in researching and accessing affordable housing as well as securing mortgage loan insurance for their housing purchase. SCHL also provides research information to businesses and other sectors of government about housing trends in Canada and in the world.
SCHL employs and relies on a variety of skills to achieve its goals and mandate. It trains and hires experts, with clear competencies in both official languages, in the fields of business analysis, policy specialists, graphic designers, evaluators and marketing specialists, amongst others.
SCHL offers a competitive salary with an attractive pension plan as well as a group insurance plan that includes health, dental, life and income protection. It offers opportunities for career advancement as well as a performance-based incentive program that rewards exceptional work endeavors. There are thirteen statutory holidays per year in addition to vacation days. Employees can also participate in a variety of activity and social clubs including volunteering opportunities. All SCHL offices are centrally located and easily accessible by public transport.
SCHL values diversity and the learning and use of both official languages in the workplace. It encourages the hiring of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and indigenous people. It is recognized as one of “Canada’s Best Diversity Employers” by Canada’s Top 100 Employers.