Available Position

Sustainability Manager

The Daniels Corporation builds with a passion for creating vibrant communities in every sense of the word. Daniels looks beyond the bricks and mortar, including social, cultural and economic infrastructures that will create a unique sense of place. This commitment has been an integral part of Daniels’ corporate philosophy for over 38 years. Daniels has built more than 35,000 award-winning homes and apartments, master-planned mixed-use communities, and commercial and retail spaces, and has earned its standing as one of Canada’s largest and preeminent builder/developers.

Daniels is looking to recruit a Sustainability Manager at the Toronto office.  Reporting to the VP of Rental Communities and Sustainability, the Manager will play a key role in supporting Daniels’ Sustainability Roadmap. This dynamic, multi-faceted role provides an opportunity to gain hands-on development experience, grow in a supportive and entrepreneurial environment, and work on projects from inception to completion.


  • Be an active participant of an interdisciplinary team that manages complex mixed-use projects through the entire development process along with the long-term operation of rental assets.
  • Take responsibility for key files within the Sustainability Roadmap. Lead research efforts into the topic, manage the analysis and work with the team to develop an implementation plan.
  • Collaborate with project teams to implement sustainability goals for individual projects and work with internal and consultant teams to develop the action plan for achieving such goals.
  • Provide oversight on the implementation of sustainable design elements in projects across the portfolio. Responsibilities include working with the construction team on details such as metering schemes, air tightness details and testing strategies, assisting with coordination and compliance of building rating systems such as LEED and Passive House, etc.
  • Manage the tracking and analysis of building sustainability metrics (energy/GHG emissions, water, waste, etc.) across the portfolio at both the design and operations stages to inform continuous improvement efforts and optimize asset performance.
  • Report on project-level and portfolio-wide sustainability performance, both internally and to external partners.
  • Actively participate in the communication and implementation of Daniels Sustainability Framework and design and construction standards to various internal teams.
  • Lead research and business case development of new building technologies for pilot and implementation, such as smart buildings systems, onsite renewables, modular, prefabricated or timber systems, etc.
  • Seek out funding opportunities for new building technology pilots and prepare applications.
  • Support the preparation and communication of annual Corporate Social Responsibility and/or Environment Social and Governance reports


  • University degree in Engineering, Energy and/or Sustainability, Building/Environmental Sciences, Data Sciences, Analytics, Architecture, or a related field
  • 2-5 years of experience in the real estate, building sciences, smart buildings, commissioning, or related industry
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; strong data management skills in Excel and using Word and PowerPoint to present complex concepts to a variety of audiences
  • Exceptional project and time management abilities, with demonstrated experience undertaking concurrent tasks and managing multiple projects
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • An entrepreneurial work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain solid working relationships

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to Jasmyn Yattavong, People and Culture Coordinator, at jyattavong@danielscorp.com by November 18th, 2022.

As an employer committed to employment equity and accessibility for persons with disabilities, we encourage applications from members of equity-deserving communities including women, BIPOC/racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions. We encourage members of all equity-deserving groups to self-identify within their cover letter should they wish to do so. When a candidate voluntarily discloses this information in their cover letter, the information will be kept strictly confidential.  Disclosure and/or self-identification with an equity-deserving group will not lead to advantageous treatment of a candidate who is not qualified. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.