• Benefits Information

    For information on your benefits coverage end date please refer to your layoff letter. If your layoff is partial and you will continue working for PPS in a 0.5 FTE or above assignment, you may remain eligible for PPS benefits and may need to re-enroll. Please contact benefits@pps.net with questions. 

    If your coverage is ending you will be mailed a packet from the Health and Welfare Trust with options for continuing coverage at the full cost of the plan (COBRA). Please see the Benefits FAQ document below for more information, including contact information for the Trust Office if you have additional questions. 

    • PFSP Benefits FAQ here
    • PFSP Standard Life Portability and Conversion FAQ here 
    • PFSP Standard Life Portability and Conversion Packet  here

     

    Employee Assistance Program:

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides free and confidential counseling and coaching, financial services and other resources to help people privately resolve problems that may interfere with work, family and life. Go online to www.MyRBH.com - access code: OEBB or call 866-750-1327. This benefit is available to you and anyone in your household, whether enrolled in your medical insurance or not, for as long as you remain covered on active insurance.  

     

    Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)

    If you are  an Oregon PERS member (worked for 6 months or longer for more than 600 hours per year for an Oregon PERS coveraged employer) and you are separating from Oregon PERS covered employment, you may leave your money with PERS or you may have withdrawal options. Please note if you are vested and you withdraw your money from PERS, you will lose access to the lifetime pension benefit and forfeit your membership rights. Additional information can be found on the PERS website https://www.oregon.gov/pers/MEM/Pages/Account-Withdrawal-Refund.aspx. If you have questions or would like to discuss your options further with a representative, please contact PERS at 888-320-7377.

     

    Oregon Employment Dept. here

    For additional and specific information, you can review the Employment Department's Claimant Handbook - here

     

    Applying for PPS Jobs:

    You are welcome to apply for other jobs within Portland Public Schools. We would like to encourage you to visit http://careers.pps.net and apply to positions that interest you.