Annual Leave/Sick Leave/Paid Time Off
The County offers annual leave, paid time off and sick leave for eligible employees to cover time off for vacation, absences for personal reasons, and health-related reasons.
Civil leave may be used by eligible employees while serving on a jury or attending court as a witness under subpoena.
Eligible employees are provided funeral leave for up to 3 days per death of an immediate family member.
Military leave may be used by eligible employees who are a member of the organized reserve forces of any of the armed services of the United States, National Guard, or naval militia to provide paid absences of up to 15 days per Federal fiscal year when called to active duty for training or when called by the Governor to serve during a disaster.
Eligible employees are provided up to 8 hours of paid leave per fiscal year to meet with their child’s teacher, attend a school function in which their child participates, or volunteer at a school.
Eligible employees are provided up to 8 hours of paid leave per fiscal year to volunteer with a charity of their choice.
Sick Leave Bank (VRS Plan 1 and Plan 2 participants ONLY)
Eligible employees may participate in the sick leave bank, a “pool” of accrued sick leave days for use by member employees who are unable to work because of an extended personal illness or disability. To become a member, eligible employees contribute a day of sick leave to the pool. After a 42-day waiting period and all leave is exhausted, members are eligible to receive their full pay for up to 6 weeks. New employees can join within 30 days after their introductory period ends or during open enrollment periods.
The County observes the following 12 paid holidays per year:
- New Year's Day
- Martin Luther King, Jr Day
- Presidents' Day
- Memorial Day
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- Labor Day
- Veterans Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Day After Thanksgiving
- Christmas Eve
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