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:  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:
Summary Under general supervision of the IT Director this position will be responsible for first and second lines of technical support for all County departments. This position will operate within the IT Service Operation part of the Service Desk Lifecycle.  The first line of support is the service desk. The Service Desk is the key to the implementation of the ...
Department:  Finance Reports To:  County Court Classification:  Exempt Salary:  $104,270 - 123,344 annually  All applications must be received through the link provided below. https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/276852/finance-director Summary:
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Department:     Crook County Extension Service Reports To:        Office Manager with OSU Extension Regional Director cooperating Classification:   Non-Exempt Salary:             &...