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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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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Health Educator Senior-SPArC Central Oregon Consort Reg Program Coord

Prineville, OR

Department:     Crook County Health Department Reports To:       Katie Plumb, Prevention & Health Promotion Supervisor Classification:   Exempt Salary:    $19.84 - $20.43 Close Date:    Open until filled Summary The SPArC Regional Program Coordinator will serve as the primary dedicated FTE for the Central Oregon Consortium Strategies for Policy And ...

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Youth Liaison-Crook County and Youth Liaison-Jefferson County

Prineville, OR

Department:     Crook County Health Department Location:          Crook 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 rep ...

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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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