Vacation Leave (Policy 2.111)

 

Authority:F.S. 1001.64 FAC 6A-14.0247 FAC
Date Adopted:7/01

Policy:

Each full-time twelve-month employee shall earn vacation leave with compensation for each calendar month, or major fraction of a calendar month, of service1. Vacation leave is earned for SCC service and or service at another Florida Public community college at the following annual rates:

Vacation Days Earned/Year
Years of Service0 - 5 years5 - 10 years 10+ years
12-month Personnel, excluding Sr. Administrators and Executive Management12 days15 days*18 days
Sr. Administrators (Level A40)16 days19 days*22 days
Executive Management
(Level A50 and above)
20 days22 days24 days
*For administrative purposes computer rounding may occur.

The maximum number of vacation days that an employee can carry over into a new calendar year, or be paid for at the time of separation, are indicated below. Accrued vacation days in excess of the maximum for the calendar year are to be transferred to sick leave January 1. Days that are transferred shall be without compensation and will not be used in the calculation of terminal pay for unused sick leave. An employee shall be paid for unused vacation leave in accordance with the College Policy.

1 "Service" is earned when the employee is on duty, on approved leave with pay for at least the major fraction of the month, paid holidays, calendar-designated paid non-duty days, or non-paid workers' compensation leave.

In the case of death of the employee, payment of unused vacation leave shall be made payable to the employee's beneficiary, estate, or as provided by law, in accordance with the College Terminal Pay Policy,

 Years of Service Maximum Days As of Dec. 31  Maximum Days Terminal Pay
12-month Personnel, excluding
Sr. Administrators and
Executive Management
44 days30 days
Sr. Administrators
(Level A40)
44 days30 days
Executive Management
(Level A50 and above)
60 days30 days

Twelve-month employees who are appointed to a position of less than twelve (12) months under which vacation leave does not accrue will be paid for unused vacation leave at the time of appointment in accordance with terminal pay guidelines as indicated above.

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