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

Job Title: Museum Extra Help Department: Museum Reports To: Museum, Executive Director Salary: $13.22 - $14.65 hourly Summary Under general supervision of the Executive Director, the Collections Assistant performs a wide range of duties including, but not limited to: Meeting and greeting visitors, answering the phone, various…
Department: Community Development Reports To: Building Official Classification: Non-Exempt Salary Grade: $24.49 - $36.11 Hourly 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 effective and uniform enforcement of building codes…
Department: Finance: Reports to: Finance Director Classification: Exempt Grade/Step: 129 / 3-8 $82,680 - $94,473 Salary Range: $95.264.00 - $108,368.00 All applications must be received through the link provided below. https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/356900/accounting-manager Summary The Accounting Manager provides professional management level financial…
Job Title: Deputy DA II Department: Crook County District Attorney Reports To: District Attorney Salary Grade: $80,267 - $87,713 https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/231995/deputy-da-ii Application must be received through the link provided above I. Job
Department: Crook County Health Department Reports To: Deputy Director Classification: Non-exempt Salary Grade: 117 Salary: $20.44 - $23.00 All applications must be received through the link provided below https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/341630/health-strategist-ii-alcohol-and-other-drug-prevention-coordinator Summary The primary duties of…
Department: Finance Reports To: Finance Director Classification: Exempt Salary Grade: 127/1-8 $69,388– $84,115 All applications must be received through the link provided below. https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/361999/budget-analyst Summary Provide professional analysis, support, and…
Department: IT Reports To: IT Director Classification: Exempt Salary Grade: 122 / 1-5 $25.89 - $29.15 All applications must be received through the link provided below. https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/362064/systems-administrator Summary Under the direction of the IT Director, this position will ensure quality and responsive IT services through ongoing technical design, planning…
Department: Health Department Reports To: Public Health Director Classification: Non-Exempt Salary Grade: $26.86-$30.22 Hourly Summary The primary duties of this position are to support the coordination and management of public health and human services programs under the guidance and general supervision of the Health & Human Services…
Department: Health Department Reports To: Director Classification: Exempt Salary Grade: $22.35-$25.16 Hourly Summary Under the general supervision of the Health Director, the primary duties of this position are to supervise the Prevention & Health Promotion programs, along with the oversight of multiple public health programs. This position…
Department: Finance Reports To: Finance Director Classification: Exempt Grade/Step: 126/ 1-3 Salary: $68,023.90 – $72,162.48 All applications must be received through the link provided below. https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/356912/senior-accountant Summary Independent judgment and strategic decision making are critical to the planning and…
Department: Health Department Reports To: Public Health Director Classification: Non-Exempt Salary Grade: 117 / 1-5 Salary: $20.44 - $23.00 All applications must be received through the link provided below https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/337497/public-health-preparedness-coordinator Summary Under the supervision of the Public Health Director, the Public Health Emergency…