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

Prineville, OR

Department:     Community Development Reports To:       Building Official Salary Grade:    $26.07 - $30.83  Closing Date:     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. Promo ...

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Director Information Technology

Prineville, OR

Department:     IT Department Reports To:       County Court Classification:   Exempt Salary Grade:    $74,900 - $100,713.60 Closes:  Open until filled Summary IT Director – The primary role of this position is to manage the complete IT infrastructure for the County departments including phones, network, web presence, PC and laptops (270+), peripheral ...

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GIS Technician or Analyst

Prineville, OR

GIS Technician Department:     Information Technology Reports To:       GIS Manager Classification:   Non-Exempt Salary Grade:    $18.16 - $24.42 Closes:  Open until filled Summary This position is an entry-level position in the GIS Department. The GIS Technician works under close supervision of the GIS Manager a ...

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