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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Public Health Nurse II-Home Visitor-Crook County Health Department

Prineville, OR

Summary: Position will provide comprehensive nursing services to women and their families.  Nurse Home Visitors are responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice while serving families in the Babies First, Expanded Babies First, and  CaCoon programs.  This position may perform other public health duties as required including immunizations, communicable disease, family planning and public health preparedness.  Mini ...

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Landfill Administrative Assistant-2nd Posting

Prineville, OR

Reports To: Landfill Manager          Salary Grade:       6 Starting Wage: $16.22-$17.55/ hr Days: Monday-Friday, Occasional Saturdays Times of work: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Closes: 7/24/2017 at 12 noon I.      Job Purpose:   The primary function of the landfills Administrative assistant is to manage the daily front office operations of the Landfill and to provide a ...

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Deputy DA I or II-Central Oregon

Prineville, OR

Crook County District Attorney’s Office is actively seeking to fill a Deputy DA I or DA II position. Deputy DA I: Under the general supervision of the District Attorney and the direct supervision of the Chief Deputy District Attorney the Deputy District Attorney I position represents the State of Oregon as a trial lawyer in the prosecution of criminal actions in Circuit Court. The Deputy District Attorney I will assist the District Attorney in performing all of the functions of th ...

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Building Inspector/Plans Examiner-Full or Part Time

Prineville, OR

The primary duties of this position are to inspect buildings and structures in the process of construction, alteration or repair for compliance with applicable building codes, approved plans and specifications and other regulations and ordinances related to public health, safety and welfare.  Under the supervision of the Building Official, the position performs inspections and/or plan reviews for all types of building and structures for compliances with State Building Codes as well as ...

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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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