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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Corrections Deputy

Prineville, OR

Job Title: CORRECTION DEPUTY                                                                          Department:  JAIL DIVISION/SHERIFF’S OFFICE                                                Reports To: JAIL SERGEANT Salary Grade: $3998.08 - $5421.35 Position Close Date:  December 14, 2018 I.      Job Purpose: This posit ...

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Health Educator Senior - TPEP

Prineville, OR

Department:     Crook County Health Department Reports To:       Katie Plumb, Prevention & Health Promotion Supervisor Classification:   Non-Exempt Salary:              $19.84 - $21.04 Closes:               Open until filled Summary Tobacco Prevention and Education Program Coordinator performs a variety of public health program education and coordi ...

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Youth Liaison-Jefferson County

Prineville, OR

Department:     Crook County Health Department Location:          Jefferson County Reports To:       Prevention & Health Promotion Supervisor Classification:   Non-Exempt Salary:              $10.78 - $11.78 (Temporary, 6 hours weekly) Close Date:       Open until filled. Summary The Youth Liaison will serve as a student repr ...

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Building Inspector Senior - A Level Plans Examiner

Prineville, OR

Department:     Community Development Reports To:       Building Official Classification:   Non-Exempt Salary Grade:    123 Closes:  Open until filled Summary Under the general supervision of the Building Official, the position performs advanced plan review and inspection fieldwork for all types of buildings and structures. Promotes ...

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