Crook County is located in the center of the state, approximately three hours from Portland, Salem, Corvallis and Eugene. Bend, the largest city in central Oregon, is approximately 40 minutes away.

Geographically Crook County, with a population of approximately 26,845, is Oregon’s most centrally located county. Founded in 1882, the county seat, Prineville, has a population of 10,370. It is the only incorporated population center within Crook County. Powell Butte, Post and Paulina are the other communities found within the County.

Livestock, forest products, recreation, agriculture, manufacturing and wholesale trade comprise the major industries found within the county. Covering approximately 2,991 square miles, Crook County is rich in forests, rangelands and irrigated agricultural fields. The elevation of Prineville is 2,868 feet and receives an averages of 10.5 inches of moisture per year. Nights are cool and daytime temperatures are moderate. Average temperature in January is 31.8 degrees; in July it is 64.5 degrees.

Crook County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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A-Level Plumbing Inspector

Prineville, OR

Job Title:              Building Inspector III – A Level Plumbing                         Department:        Community Development Reports To:          Building Official Salary Grade:       8 I.      Job Purpose: Within a broad scope of thorough knowledge of plumbing codes combined with a working knowledge of residential and commercial construction; inspects bu ...

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Health Educator II

Prineville, OR

Department:     Crook County Health & Human Services Reports To:        Prevention & Health Promotion Supervisor  Classification:          Non-exempt Summary The primary duties of this position are to coordinate health promotion activities for Crook County Health Department.  The position will work closely with the Public Health director and Prevention & Health Promotion Supervisor to deve ...

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Natural Resources Manager

Prineville, OR

Crook County, a political subdivision of the State of Oregon 300 NE Third Street, Ste 10, Prineville, OR 97754 Invites applications for the position of:  NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGER An Equal Opportunity Employer ____________________________________________________ Job Type:  Exempt           Number of Vacancies:  _1_          Halftime Salary:  $28,455 to $38,265 No Benefits                                   ...

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Reserve Deputy - Sheriff's Office -

Prineville, OR

Crook County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for Reserve Deputies. Volunteer requirements are 14 hours per month. The successful applicant will have demonstrated the drive, motivation, and determination to be successful in their profession. They will have some post high school education, preferably in police science or a related field. The successful applicant will need to be a team player, self-starter, and possess above average interpersonal skills. Must have demonstrated abili ...

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