Job Information

Job Category

Environmental, Land Use, Parks Planning, Urban Design

Company Name

RRM Design Group

Position Level


Job Description

RRM Design Group is seeking a full-time Assistant Planner, Associates Planner and Project Manager to work in any of our office locations (Santa Barbara, Ventura, San Luis Obispo, San Juan Capistrano, San Diego, and San Leandro) on our Planning and Urban Design team. These positions will support a wide range of development projects (including affordable housing, mixed-use housing, commercial, and hospitality projects) through the local agency discretionary review and entitlements process. Please visit our website for specific job ads per location. About the Team:  RRM Design Group offers a wide variety of planning and urban design services to our private and public clients.  By working collaboratively with our clients and other disciplines including engineering, landscape architecture, and architecture we turn visions into beautiful projects and vibrant communities.  RRM puts a strong emphasis on balancing environmental, aesthetic, social, and economic factors while providing sustainable solutions to effectively meet your objectives. With professional expertise and inspiration, we design projects of all sizes that become places people enjoy.  About RRM: Ensuring the health and happiness of our RRMers is paramount to how we run our business. RRM Design Group is a 100% employee-owned multidiscipline design firm with a full spectrum of services including architecture, landscape architecture, planning, civil and structural engineering, and surveying. Our offices are located along the California coast from Orange County to the Bay Area. Over one-third of our workforce has been with us for a decade or more and we work on engaging projects in several diverse markets throughout the state.   We value the diversity of intersecting identities and strive to maintain an environment that is equitable, respectful, and inclusive. We expect our work environments to be places of diverse engagement and informed discourse. Ultimately, we acknowledge that our standards of excellence as a multidiscipline design firm are not separate from the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Required Skills / Experience / Education

What You’ll Bring to the Table: • Desired traits include being proactive, energetic, conscientious, demonstrating initiative, and eager to be part of a growing and successful team. • The candidate will possess an understanding of local land use regulations and housing policies and exhibit critical thinking skills to help navigate the local land use approval process for a variety of project types. • Experience working on planning projects, including general plans, specific plans, housing elements/implementation, design guidelines, and/or zoning codes would add to a candidate’s success.

US Citizenship Required?


Will security clearance be required?


Salary Range

Assistant Planner $32 – $35.88/hr. Associate Planner $37.75 – $44.85/hr. Project Manager $100,256-$118,955 per year

Other Benefits

RRM takes great care to offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Our package includes: 100% Paid Health Premiums for our Employees (Medical, Dental, & Vision) Telemedicine Paid Time Off Flexible work arrangements ESOP 401(k) with an Employer Match Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Life, AD&D, Long Term Disability, & Long Term Care insurances Paid Holidays Volunteer Time Off Learning & development program, RRM University (RRMU) Mentoring opportunities and clear paths for career growth Unparalleled company community and more!

Job Start Date


Position Type

Permanent Full-Time



Primary Language Required



Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC)

Job Location

Location Address

, California

Contact Information

Hiring Contact Name

N'mah Kpulun


[email protected]