RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust
RioCan employees take part in a big bike fundraiser in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation  

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2021):

  • RioCan supports its new moms and dads (including adoptive parents) with maternity and parental leave top-up payments (to 80 per cent of salary for up to 17 weeks)
  • RioCan helps employees plan for the longer term with retirement planning assistance services along with contributions to a defined contribution pension plan or matching RSP contributions, depending on the position
  • RioCan offers tuition subsidies for job-related courses (to $2,000) and helps cultivate the next generation of talent through summer student roles, co-op placements and paid internship opportunities
RioCan employees volunteer at StopGap, a Toronto-based foundation that promotes accessibility  

Highlights

Industry Real estate investments
Established in Canada 1993
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON, Calgary AB, Montréal QC, Ottawa ON, Vancouver BC, Edmonton AB
Full-time employees in Canada 603
Part-time employees in Canada 41
Average age of employees in Canada 45.01 years
Longest serving employee 27 years
Benefits note RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension, matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Flexible work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $2,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

COVID-19

Pandemic response enabled employees to switch to its core benefits plan, with premiums fully covered

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2021):

  • RioCan's property portfolio includes a range of green features, including green roofs, rooftop bee apiaries, rainwater collection, onsite wastewater treatment, electric vehicle charging, LED lighting retrofits and geothermal heating and cooling systems -- including the ongoing downtown Toronto "The Well" development that features a massive multi-million-litre underground hole that extends to the bedrock as part of its geothermal system
  • RioCan partners with the Print Releaf Exchange program that reverse-calculates how many trees were cut to produce paper the company consumes -- determining how many trees the company needs to plant through the support of reforestation projects around the world
RioCan employees participated in the Yorkville Run fundraising event  

Highlights

Industry Real estate investments
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON, Calgary AB, Montréal QC, Ottawa ON, Vancouver BC, Edmonton AB
Full-time employees in Canada 603
Part-time employees in Canada 41
Employee green team environmental and sustainability team (manages day-to-day sustainability initiatives)
Senior executive who oversees initiatives Vice President, Innovation and Sustainability; RioCan Sustainability Steering Committee (cross-functional team comprised of executives and senior personnel)
Formal strategy/policy name sustainability policy
Publishes sustainability report yes
Green highlights PrintReleaf Exchange (program reverse-calculates how many trees were cut to produce paper consumed, which in turn determines how many trees need to be planted through the support of reforestation projects)
Noteworthy initiatives The Well (massive new office-residential development in Toronto’s downtown west that features a multi-million-litre underground hole that extends into the bedrock and part of a unique geothermal heating and cooling system)
Building footprint includes rainwater collection, green roof, geothermal heating/cooling, electric vehicle charging stations, varying green features at properties in its portfolio (from LED lighting retrofits to geothermal systems to wastewater treatment facilities)
Extended recycling e-waste, organics
Commuter amenities walk to public transit, secure/sheltered bicycle parking
Community partnerships Habitat for Humanity Build Day, Earth Hour and Earth Week, Community Cleanup Days, Smart Commute (recognized for promoting alternative transportation for commuters), partnership with the Teddy Bee Honey Company to install 2 rooftop beehives at the Yonge Sheppard Centre

The Career Directory

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust employees at a event for Habitat for Humanity

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Real estate investments
Full-time employees in Canada 501 to 750
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON, Calgary AB, Montréal QC, Ottawa ON, Vancouver BC, Edmonton AB
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $2,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Starting salary $50K to $55K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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