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Cardel Bio

The Cardel Group of Companies includes Cardel Homes, Cardel Inner City, Cardel Lifestyles and Cardel Financial. With offices in Calgary, Ottawa, Denver and Tampa, we offer beautifully designed and exceptionally well built homes for every life stage including condominiums and townhomes as well as single-family starter, move-up, in-fill and estate homes. Cardel Lifestyles was created in 2000 to bring our signature quality and value to townhome and condominium buyers. Currently we are Calgary’s top multi-family home builder, thanks to our customers and a product line that’s a cut above the rest. Our values and policies promote teamwork, innovation, long-term employment, and work-life balance. As a family oriented, community minded company Cardel offers many benefits including: flex days and flexible work schedules; an employee home purchase program; health insurance; team building activities; career growth and advancement; continuing education reimbursement; and GRRSP matching. To submit your resume, please email lifestyles.employment@cardellifestyles.com . We will keep your resume on file for six months and notify you by email when an applicable position becomes available.

Intermediate Administrative Assistant

We are currently looking for an Intermediate Administrative Assistant to join our growing team. Reporting directly to the President & Co-Founder, the Intermediate Administrative Assistant’s primary role is to provide full office and administrative support to the Executive team (including the President).

Responsibilities (included but not limited to):
  • Organize & manage the President’s calendar and correspondence
  • Schedule meetings and attending as required to record minutes
  • Collect data, preparing, & distributing reports
  • Assist with directives, information, or requests coming from third parties (city officials, land developers or other trade partners)
  • Prepare agenda, presentations, proposals, and materials for various meetings
  • Prepare expense reports for the President
  • Order and maintain office supplies including toners, general stationary, coffee and water
  • Coordinate couriers and mailing of documents
  • Create new folders and labels, format correspondence in consistent templates
  • Coordinate travel arrangements (both business and personal)
  • Handle sensitive and confidential material
  • Occasionally run professional and personal errands (i.e. distributing gifts to industry contacts/friends)
  • Organize special events and other special projects as assigned
Skills and Requirements:
  • 5 years’ experience in a high-demanding administrative capacity
  • Ability to work under pressure with conflicting deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to adjust and work with various personality types
Please submit your resume for this position by email lifestyles.employment@cardellifestyles.com .

Estimator Multi-Family

We are currently looking for an experienced Estimator to join our growing team. Reporting to the Estimating Manager, the Estimator would be responsible for (but not limited to):
  • Assisting the Estimating Manager in administering tenders, contracts, and purchase orders
  • Working closely with VP of Construction & Estimating Manager to ensure all trade and supplier contracts are in place prior to commencement of work
  • Reviewing drawings for accuracy, construction efficiency, cost savings and to determine scope of work
  • Thoroughly screening and selecting new trades and suppliers
  • Preparing final estimate summaries, analyzing each section for scope, pricing and completeness
  • Maintaining files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current and accurate information on prices from suppliers
  • Ensuring that purchase orders and change orders are accurately created and provided to trade partners
  • Reviewing tender documents (including drawings, scopes of work etc.)
  • Distributing finalized tender packages and manage the tender process
  • Being the main point of contact with trades regarding the tender process and/or contract related questions
  • Evaluating tenders and creating sign-off analysis for the Estimating Manager’s review
  • Contract Management (contract Compilation, administration, scanning/saving contract documents and distribution of final contracts to applicable trades)
  • Ensuring continuous improvement to base budgets and job costs by compiling and categorizing research
  • Distributing information to our trade partners and construction staff in an effective and timely manner
  • Completing research on new and innovative product and construction practices
  • Providing vacation coverage and assist the Design coordinator during peak times
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Post-Secondary Education in Estimating, Architectural Technologies or related area of studies
  • 3-5 years of previous estimating experience (preferably in multi-family construction)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Proficient with take-off software such as Bluebeam Revu
  • Familiar with Timberline Accounting Software
  • Strong attention to detail skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Able to consistently meet changing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong ability to develop interpersonal relationships with internal staff and external trades/suppliers
  • Proficient negotiation, problem solving, conflict resolution, and customer service skills
  • Ability to provide innovative solutions and recommendations
Please submit your resume for this position by email lifestyles.employment@cardellifestyles.com .

Sales Associate (Full-Time)

We are constantly seeking high-caliber people who bring excellence, talent, and enthusiasm to our growing operations. We offer a dynamic work environment that fosters an entrepreneurial spirit and encourages our employees to grow their skills and expertise. A Sales Associate would directly report to an Area Sales Manager; the Sales Associate’s primary role is to assist in the sales process from start to finish within a specified community. Responsibilities (included but not limited to):
  • Support Area Sales Manager with sales transactions and processes
  • Welcome/greet all prospects
  • Maintain an active role in all aspects of customer service (setting and managing all homeowners’ expectations throughout the purchasing process)
  • Assist in meeting sales targets and goals
  • Follow up with prospective home buyers on a daily/weekly/monthly basis through multiple communication channels
  • Organize and complete all necessary paperwork and ensure the accuracy and maintenance of customer files and contracts
  • Assist Area Sales Manager in providing projections and reports to achieve monthly and annual sales goals
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism in the sales center, show suites and appearance of marketing materials and signage
  • Communicate any customer inquiries or concerns quickly and accurately with Area Sales Manager and/or Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Individual must be a team player that is dependable, trustworthy, and willing to handle additional duties, as assigned.
Skills and Requirements:
  • Previous sales experience
  • Proven track record of performance
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive, organized, and self-motivated individual
  • Capable of developing strong client relationships
  • Strong computer skills specifically intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Experience in Lasso or similar customer relationship management (CRM) software is considered an asset
  • Ability to adjust and work with various personality types
  • Available to work a demanding schedule, including evenings (Monday to Thursday from 2 pm–8 pm and weekends (12pm to 5pm)
Please submit your resume for this position by email lifestyles.employment@cardellifestyles.com .