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

PAY SCALE IS UNDER REVIEW Summary The Family Health Services Supervisor oversees the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and Maternal Child Health Teams and the services provided therein. This position provides Nurse Home Visiting patient care and case management services for perinatal clients, families, and children up to age 21. As a member of…
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 with the Prevention & Health Promotion Team and Central Oregon Overdose Prevention & Response (COOPR) Coalition to develop and implement programs for Crook County and Central Oregon that are…
I. Job Purpose: The primary duties of this position are to perform a variety of skilled mechanical repairs, diagnostic inspections, maintenance and modifications to automotive, heavy equipment and other machinery and construction equipment. This position operates dump truck and provides snow control and flagging as directed by the Road Superintendent. Records and maintains all appropriate…
Summary Under administrative direction of the Chief Deputy Assessor this position independently performs specialized technical activities, plans, organizes and implements tasks and activities including the personal property valuation program and serves as the lead, exercising oversight of the activities. Or for the Data Collection Program and performs interior/exterior inspections to capture…
Summary Under general supervision of the Chief Deputy Assessor this is responsible for maintaining accurate ownership and various other assessment records. The individual in this position must have general knowledge of the principles of ad valorem taxation and of the property tax laws of The State of Oregon, the ability to efficiently plan, organize and direct work schedule to meet mandatory…
Summary Under general supervision of the Chief Deputy Assessor this positions primary responsibility is customer service. This position receives increased supervision and will be assigned a multitude of receptionist type duties. Essential Job Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must have ability…
DDA I: Annually: $94,556.80 - $125,902.40 DDA II: Annually: $104,977.00 – 139,817.60 DDA III: Annually: $110,656.00 -- $147,326.00 I. Summary: The Crook County District Attorney’s Office represents the State of Oregon prosecuting adult and juvenile criminal cases and child support enforcement in Circuit Court. The District Attorney’s Office seeks justice by fairly and…
I. Job Purpose: The primary duty of this position is to oversee, under the direction of the Road Superintendent, the safe and efficient operations of road construction activities on County Accepted Maintained Roads. This position provides supervision of the road crew employees while directing and participating in the maintenance and preservation activities. Additionally, this position…
Summary Under the supervision of the Modernization Manager, the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator fulfills the requirements of the Oregon Health Authority Emergency Preparedness Agreement including planning, coordinating, and exercising response for public health emergencies. Essential Job Functions Public Health Preparedness Coordinate, manage and implement the Public…
I. Summary: Crook County is accepting applications for Law Clerks; this is an intern position working in the Crook County District Attorney’s Office. Under the direction of the Deputy District Attorneys, the Law Clerk will assist with all aspects of prosecution, with a focus on misdemeanor prosecution. The Law Clerk will be mentored by the Deputy District Attorneys and is expected to…