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: SHERIFF'S OFFICE Reports To: CORRECTIONS SERGEANT Salary Grade: $3295.70 - $4468.92 I. Job Purpose: This position is under the direct supervision of the Corrections Sergeant. This position performs a variety of administrative and technical support services in an assigned area within…
Department: Health Department Reports To: Public Health Director Classification: Non-Exempt Salary Grade: $25.63 - $28.86 Hourly Summary Under the supervision of the Clinical Services Supervisor, the Public Health Nurse II performs a variety of duties in public health nursing programs including family planning, immunization, HIV counseling and…
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: Finance: Reports to: Finance Director Classification: Exempt Grade/Step Range: 130/7 – 13 Salary Range: $95.264.00 - $108,368.00 All Application must be submitted through the link provided below https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/333037/accounting-manager Summary The Accounting Manager provides professional management level financial services in support…
Department: Information Technology Reports To: GIS Manager Classification: Non-Exempt Grade/Step: 119/1 Salary: $22.35 All applications must be received through link provided below https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/335306/gis-analyst Summary
Department: Juvenile Reports To: Juvenile Director Classification: Non-Exempt Salary: $23.39 - $26.33 Hourly Job Purpose: The Community Service Coordinator/Probation Counselor provides community service coordination which includes developing, coordinating and integrating the community service program into various work sites, as well as supervising the…
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: Facilities Reports To: County Court Classification: Exempt Salary Range: $81,868 - $91,249 All applications must be received through link provided below https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/340909/facilities-director Summary Under the direction of the County Court, the Facilities Director is responsible for managing a team of maintenance professionals in the proper…
Job Title: Director VA/County Veterans Service Officer Department: Veterans Services Office Reports To: County Court Grade: 121 Salary: $50,939 - $55,640 All applications must be received through link provided below https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/340906/veterans-services-director Summary: The primary duties of this position involve counseling and assisting military…
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: Crook County Health Department Reports To: Prevention & Health Promotion Supervisor Classification: Non-exempt Salary Grade: $20.44 - $23.58 Summary The Tobacco Prevention and Education Program Coordinator is responsible for activities pertaining to tobacco use prevention policy and is expected to follow tobacco prevention funding requirements as outlined…
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…
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: 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…
Department: SHERIFF'S OFFICE Reports To: PATROL SERGEANT Salary Grade: $4474.85 - $6067.83 Monthly *Preference will be given to Lateral applicants* I. Job Purpose: This position is responsible for protecting life and property in Crook County through enforcement of the law and ordinances (County Code)…
Job Title: Veteran’s Service Officer Department: Veteran’s Services Reports To: Director of Veteran Services Salary Grade: 115 $19.85 - $21.59 Job Purpose: The primary duties of this position involve counseling and assisting military veterans and their dependents or survivors. Work involves assisting and advising claimants in their pursuit of benefits from the US Department of…