Employment Verification

Portland Public Schools employment and salary verification is provided by The Work Number, a service of TALX Corporation.  The Work Number provides automated employment and salary verifications 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  It's safe, fast and easy to use.  Click here for a printable Quick Reference Guide.

Proof of Employment

  • Give the person or company seeking your proof of employment the following information:
  • For questions please call The Work Number Client Service Center:
    •    1-800-3672884 or 1-800-996-7566
    • 1-800-424-0253 (TTY - Deaf)
    • Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 8:00 pm (CST)

Proof of Employment & Income

  • Visit www.theworknumber.com/employee or call 1-800-367-2884
  • Enter
    • PPS Employer Code:  10999
    • Your Social Security Number
    • Your PIN # (last 4 digits of SSN + 4 digit year of birth)
  • Select to obtain a Salary Key - Write down Key
  • Give the person seeking proof of your employment and income the following information:
    • The Work Number Access Options:  www.theworknumber.com/verifier or 1-800-367-5690 or 1-900-555-9675
    • PPS Employer Code:  10999
    • Your Social Security Number
    • Your Salary Key

Special Instructions for Social Service Agencies

    Registered Users

  • Get verifications at www.theworknumber.com/socialservices or 1-800-660-3399
  • Enter your registered fax number, if applicable, or other identifying codes.
  • Your verification will be faxed directly to this pre-registered number.

    New Users

  • Please call 1-800-996-7566 to register to use The Work Number.  Registration is a one-time process and takes appoximately five minutes.