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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Landfill Manager

Prineville, OR

Job Title:             Landfill Manager                                                                            Department:        Crook County Landfill                                                                   Reports To:         Crook County Court    Salary Grade:     $63,250 - $76,662 Annually I.          Job Purpose: The Landfill Operations Manager ...

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Assessment Technician III

Prineville, OR

Department:     Assessor’s Office Reports To:        Chief Deputy Assessor Classification:    Non-Exempt Salary:  $16.38 - $23.87 Position Close Date:  April 19, 2018 Summary Under administrative direction of the Chief Deputy Assessor this position independently performs specialized technical activities, plans, organizes and implements tasks and activiti ...

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Community Corrections Director - Crook County Sheriff's Office

Prineville, OR

Job Title:              COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS DIRECTOR                 Department:        COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS DIVISION/SHERIFF OFFICE               Reports To:          SHERIFF Salary:  $29.43 - $40.37 / Hour I.      Job Purpose: This position works independently in administering a complex area of responsibility and confers with the Sheriff for professional ad ...

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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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