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

Open Positions

Youth Liaisons (Updated 11.15.2019)

Prineville, OR

Job Title: Youth Liaisons (3 available positions) Department:  Health Reports To:  Prevention & Health Promotion Supervisor                   Youth Liaisons will serve as student representatives for their local community prevention coalition in order to bring teen perspective to prevention and health promotion efforts. They will participate in trainings with Health Depar ...

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Deputy DA I (Attorney) Updated 11.15.2019

Prineville, OR

Job Title:             Deputy DA I   (Attorney)                                                             &n ...

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Senior Accountant / Deputy Treasurer / Deputy Tax Collector

Prineville, OR

Department: Finance  Reports To:  Finance Director Classification: Exempt Salary: 68,023.90 – 72,162.48 Grade/Step:  126/1 – 126/3 Summary The senior accountant must be self-directed, working with limited supervision from the Finance Director and/or Court; independently performing duties and tasks that require specialized ...

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Assistant County Counsel (Attorney) - UPDATED 10/16/2019

Prineville, OR

Job Title:             Assistant County Counsel (Attorney) Department:        County Counsel’s office / Legal Department Reports To:         County Counsel Salary Grade:     $76,086.40 - $84,801.60 Closes:    &nbs ...

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Building Inspector or Building Inspector Senior

Prineville, OR

Department:     Community Development Reports To:       Building Official Classification:   Non-Exempt Salary:  $24.01 - $35.40 DOE Building Inspector Summary Under the general supervision of the Building Official, the position per ...

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Reserve Deputy

Prineville, OR

Job Title:             RESERVE DEPUTY                                                                  &n ...

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Finance Director

Prineville, OR

Department:     Finance Reports To:       Crook County Court Classification:   Exempt Salary Grade:    131 ($84,116 – $113,107) Summary Under general supervision of the County Court, the Finance Director is responsible for all County financial operations.  Critical aspects of this position include, ...

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