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

Career Opportunities

Department: County Clerk’s Office Reports To: County Clerk Classification: Non-Exempt Salary: $18.71 - $19.85 Hourly Summary Under limited guidance of the County Clerk this position is mostly independent without significant direction of the County Clerk and must adhere to all state and federal laws, rules, processes and procedures, as well as all Crook County…
Job Title: Permit Technician Department: Community Development Reports To: Community Development Director Salary Grade: 113 / $17.02 - $19.15 All applications must be submitted through link provided below https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/236330/permit-technician I. Job
Department: Crook County Health Department Reports To: Prevention & Health Promotion Supervisor Classification: Non-exempt Salary Grade: $20.44 - $23.58 Summary The Tobacco Prevention and Education Program Coordinator is responsible for activities pertaining to tobacco use prevention policy and is expected to follow tobacco prevention funding requirements as outlined…
Department: Juvenile Reports To: Juvenile Director Classification: Non-Exempt Salary: $23.39 - $26.33 Hourly Job Purpose: The Community Service Coordinator/Probation Counselor provides community service coordination which includes developing, coordinating and integrating the community service program into various work sites, as well as supervising the…
Department: Crook County Health Department Reports To: Health & Human Services Director Classification: Exempt Salary Grade: $27.19 - $31.07 Summary Under the supervision of the Public Health Director, the primary duties of this position are coordinate maternal child health activities for Crook County Health Department, including oversight of the Community Health…
Department: Crook County Health Department Reports To: Supervisor of the Prevention and Health Promotion Services Classification: Non-Exempt Salary Grade: $20.44 - $23.58 Hourly Summary The primary duties of this position are to coordinate prevention and health promotion activities for Central Oregon (Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson counties). The position will work closely…
Job Title: Deputy DA I (Attorney) Department: Crook County District Attorney Reports To: District Attorney Salary: $73,174.40 - $82,347.20 Close Date: Open Until Filled I. Job Purpose: Under the general supervision of the District…
Department: Road Department Reports To: Department Head Classification: Non-Exempt Grade / Step: 111 / 1-13 Salary: $15.79 - $21.24 FTE: 100% Road Department All applications must be received through the link proved below…
Department: Community Development Reports To: Building Official Classification: Non-Exempt Salary Grade: $24.49 - $36.11 Hourly 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 effective and uniform enforcement of building codes…
Department: Crook County Health Department Reports To: Clinic Supervisor Classification: Non-exempt Salary Grade: $19.55 - $22.01 Hourly Summary The primary duties of this position are to perform disease investigation interviews and enter accurate data into state systems within required time frame, assist in clinic rooming patients and patient care within scope of…
Department: Assessor’s Office Reports To: Chief Deputy Assessor Classification: Non-Exempt Salary Grade: $16.75 - $19.14 Hourly Summary Under general supervision of the Chief Deputy Assessor this position's primary responsibility is customer service and reception type duties. This position will also be responsible for maintaining accurate ownership and…
Department: SHERIFF'S OFFICE Reports To: PATROL SERGEANT Salary Grade: $4474.85 - $6067.83 Monthly *Preference will be given to Lateral applicants* I. Job Purpose: This position is responsible for protecting life and property in Crook County through enforcement of the law and ordinances (County Code)…
Department: Crook County Health Department Reports To: Director of Health and Human Services Classification: Non-Exempt Salary Grade: $44,033 - $50,772 Annually All applications must be submitted through the link provided below: https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/276672/health-finance-grants Summary The primary duties of this position are to oversee the fiscal and…
Department: Crook County Health Department Reports To: Prevention & Health Promotion Supervisor Classification: Non-exempt Salary Grade: $19.55 - $22.56 Hourly Summary The primary duties of this position are to coordinate prevention and health promotion activities for Crook County Health Department. The position will work closely with the Prevention & Health Promotion…
Job Title: Human Resources Generalist Department: Human Resources Reports To: Director, Human Resources Grade: 120/1-6 Salary: 48,651 – 54,225…