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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Children's Services Librarian Specialist

Prineville, OR

Department:     Library Reports To:       Assistant Director of Library Services Classification:   Non-Exempt Salary:  $19.64 - $22.10 Position Close Date:   August 1, 2018 Summary The Children’s Services Librarian Specialist provides library services, programming, and outreach to children ages zero to 12 (t ...

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Seasonal Help - Fairgrounds

Prineville, OR

Department:     Fairgrounds Reports To:       Fairgrounds Manager Classification:   Non-Exempt Wage:                  $13.43 - $15.12 an hour Position Closes:  July 30, 2018 Summary Under the direct supervision of the Fairgrounds Manager, this position performs assigned tasks involved with the care and maintenance of fairgrounds facilities. ...

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Planner

Prineville, OR

Planner Department:     Community Development Reports To:       Community Development Director Classification:   Non-Exempt Salary Range: $53,677.00 to $63,472.00   Job Purpose The primary purpose of this position is to review and process land use applications submitted to Crook County Community Development ensuring compliance with the County’ ...

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Jail Nurse - Part-time/On-Call

Prineville, OR

Job Title:             JAIL NURSE                                                                                   Department:        SHERIFF'S OFFICE                                                                       Reports To:         JAIL COMMANDER Salary:                $27.00 Position Close Date:  Open Until Filled I.      Job Purpose: Thi ...

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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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