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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Assessment Tech I or II

Prineville, OR

Crook County Assessor's Office is actively seeking to fill a Assessment Tech I or II position. Assessment Tech I: Under general supervision of the Chief Deputy Assessor this positions primary responsibility is customer service. This position receives increased supervision and will be assigned a multitude of receptionist type duties. Required Education and Experience High School diploma or equivalent Minimum of ...

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AmeriCorps VISTA

Prineville, OR

Join Oregon’s VISTA team to build healthy communities and your career. SPREAD THE WORD Positions are now open for the Spring 2017 team in the Oregon Health Authority/VISTA Partnership Project.  Please forward this announcement widely to reach new professionals interested in public health,fighting poverty and career development through a year of national service. LEARN MORE, CONTACT US AND APPLY: ...

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Deputy DA I or II

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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SPF-PFS Coordinator

Prineville, OR

Under the general supervision of the Health Promotion/Prevention Supervisor, this position is responsible for coordination of effective substance abuse prevention activities in partnership with community agencies including schools, behavioral health, health, law enforcement, juvenile justice, parents, students, and community members.  This position is responsible for implementation of the strategies to meet goals and objectives of the Strategic Prevention Framework Partnership for Success (SPF ...

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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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