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

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT - ADMINISTRATIVE COUNTY COURT (NOT JUDICIAL) crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/215221/executive-assistant-to-the-court All applications must be submitted through the linked provided above. Department:  ...
Updated - 10/14/2020 Department:     Crook County Health Department Reports To:       Clinical Nursing Supervisor Classification:   Exempt Summary Under the supervision of the Clinical Services Supervisor, the Public Health Nurse II performs a variety of duties in public ...
Department:     Crook County Health Department Reports To:        Deputy Director Classification:   Non-exempt Salary Grade:    $20.24 - $22.11 Hourly Summary The primary duties of this position are to coordinate prevention and health promotion activities for ...
Job Title:             JAIL NURSE