Annual leave may be used for vacation purposes or other time spent away from work. Sick leave may be used for the employee's personal illness, injury, or personal appointment with a doctor, dentist, or other recognized practitioner. Sick leave may also be used for the illness, injury, or well care check-ups of the employee's spouse, children, or parents of the employee or the employee's spouse.
Career Service employees will earn Annual and Sick Leave as follows:
Continuous and Credible Service
Annual Leave Earned Biweekly
Sick Leave Earned Biweekly
Up to five years
Five years to 10 years
Over 10 years
Selected Exempt and Senior Management employees are credited with 176 hours of annual leave and 104 hours of sick leave upon appointment and on each date of their anniversary.
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
Day after Thanksgiving
Additionally, each full-time and part-time employee is entitled to one personal holiday each fiscal year. Such personal holiday shall be credited to eligible employees on July 1, and must be taken by the close of business on June 30, of each calendar year.
The Florida Department of Corrections is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment
by the state as provided by Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, and are encouraged to apply.