Specialist, Sustainability Services | Waste Optimization Division

Jun 3, 2024

We are seeking a driven individual with a passion for sustainability. The Specialist, Sustainability Services will be part of our Waste Optimization division and responsible for assisting our clients meet their corporate and regulatory requirements as they relate to waste performance through completing waste audits and delivering a wide variety of sustainable waste management initiatives.

You will be working alongside a collaborative and empowering team surrounded by industry experts in delivering environmental solutions. This position reports to the division Manager and is based out of our head office in Toronto, Ontario. This role also offers flexible working hours and a hybrid model that includes both field work as well as the autonomy to work in-office or remotely or a combination of both.

Who we are:

CD SONTER is a team passionate about real environmental progress. We believe in a culture of excellence, the value of lasting relationships, and giving back to the community. Our specialty is bringing to life positive change in the property management world and, for over 30 years, we have helped clients implement sustainable solutions across North America.

What you will do:

  • Conduct physical on-site waste audits to determine waste quantity and composition.
  • Measure the effectiveness of waste management systems.
  • Review waste infrastructure and equipment right-sizing.
  • Complete waste audit data calculations and report preparation.
  • Identify and analyze discrepancies in waste invoices and waste summary data.
  • Identify opportunities for enhancing waste management programs.
  • Collect, analyze, and evaluate overall waste data to develop waste recommendations, waste reduction work plans and waste audit reports.
  • Complete waste and recycling research projects.
  • Other job duties as required

What you bring to the role:

  • College Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in business, environment, sustainability, real estate, project management or related field.
  • 1+ year experience in the environmental sector or property management industry.
  • Experience conducting a waste audit and knowledge about waste management best practices.
  • LEED GA® or EPt designation is an asset.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to perform essential duties under minimal supervision.
  • Sound judgement in handling matters of a confidential and/or sensitive nature.
  • Highly developed interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically MS Excel.
  • Strong time management and planning skills.
  • Ability to work outside of regular business hours, as required.
  • Ability to travel across Canada, as required.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Full-time access to a vehicle is an asset.
  • Ability to lift bags and equipment up to 30 lbs.

What we have to offer you:

  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits plan
  • Flexible schedule and work remote days
  • Professional development and career advancement
  • Paid wellness days
  • Paid sick days/personal days
  • Home office reimbursement program
  • Volunteering program
  • Company events and social activities
  • Sustainability culture throughout the company
  • BOMA BEST Sustainable Workplaces Certified office

We sincerely thank all applicants for your interest in CD SONTER. However please note that those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We realize diverse teams make smarter decisions, deliver better results, and build stronger communities. We’re an organization that champions diversity and inclusion at every level and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

We are proud members of the following organizations

As a leader in our industry, CD Sonter’s specialty is bringing to life positive change in the property management world. We partner with properties to deliver results, move their business forward and help our clients shine as champions of sustainability.

-Louis Dodaro, Managing Director, CD Sonter Ltd.

Building certifications and awards improve and enhance marketability, occupant recruitment, retention rates, and relations with the community. Our Awards & Certifications Team is a group of overachievers, and we pride ourselves on always delivering exceptional results. Our above and beyond services make the process as easy as possible for our clients so they can accomplish their goals in the areas that matter most – sustainability, occupant health and wellness, and overall excellence in building performance.

-Nichole Bonner, Director, Sustainability Services

“You can't manage what you don’t measure” – that’s what a waste audit provides to a business. Our systematic, objective and industry leading methodology has helped our clients set true performance targets, improve waste management practices and uncover cost saving opportunities.

-Michael Su, Director, Sustainability Services

Occupant buy-in and participation are some of the most critical factors in the success of your site’s sustainability programming. It’s important to engage employees and tenants in a meaningful way - building a culture of trust and allowing them to feel a sense of ownership in your property’s performance.

-Gillian Hrycko, Manager, Occupant Engagement Services

As independent consultants we are in a unique position to be able to provide impartial assessments of the waste and recycling systems, assisting our clients to develop efficient and successful waste management strategies.

-Joseph Smillie, Technical Director, Sustainability Services