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: Landfill Reports To: Landfill Manager Classification: Non-Exempt Salary Grade: $21.38 - $24.42 Closes: Open Until Filled All applications must be received though the link provided below. https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/184726/equipment-operator Summary Under the general supervision of the Landfill Manager, this position operates all applicable…
Department: IT Reports To: IT Director Classification: Exempt Salary Grade: $19.55 - $22.01 hourly Summary Under general supervision of the IT Director this position will be responsible for first line of IT technical support for all County departments. The Desktop Technician will support and maintain end user computer systems, mobile devices, software systems, and…
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: 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: Community Development Reports To: Director Classification: Non-Exempt Grade / Step: 107 / 7 Salary: $15.89 All applications must be submitted through the link provided below https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/309679/office-assistant-scanning Summary Under the general supervision of the operations manager, this position typically…
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…