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:  Crook County District Attorney Reports To:    Office Manager Salary:           $21.38 - $24.05 Hourly     I.      Job Purpose: Under the general supervision of the Office Manager, the Legal ...
Job Title:             Deputy DA I   (Attorney)                                            ...
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 ...
Job Title:       TECHNICAL DEPUTY - CORRECTIONS                                                Department:  SHERIFF'S OFFICE               &...
  Department:     Health Department Reports To:        Director of Health and Human Services Classification:   Non-Exempt Salary Grade:    116 1-6  $19.55 - $22.56 Hourly  All ...
Job Title:         JAIL Nurse                                                                            Department:      &...
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:
Department:  Finance Reports To:  County Court Classification:  Exempt Salary:  $104,270 - 123,344 annually  All applications must be received through the link provided below. https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/276852/finance-director Summary:
Department: Fairgrounds Reports to: Fairgrounds Manager Classification: Non-Exempt Salary range: $16.96 - $17.99 Summary Under the supervision of the Fairgrounds Manager, the Facilities Coordinator shall be responsible for oversight of all facilities ...
Department:     Health Department Reports To:        Clinical Nursing Supervisor Classification:   Non-Exempt Salary Grade:    111 / 1-6   $15.79 - $18.23 Hourly
Job Title:             RESERVE DEPUTY                                                 ...