§ 39.180  ELIGIBILITY AND ACCUMULATION; FULL-TIME NON-COLLECTIVE BARGAINING UNIT EMPLOYEES.
   (a)   Except as otherwise provided in this section, the mayor, any appointive officer or employee, or any regular full-time midmanagement or classified employee of the city not represented by a collective bargaining unit shall be granted vacation with pay based on the employee's years of service with the city. The vacation leave shall accrue on a monthly basis.
   (b)   This vacation leave accrual shall begin with the employee's first day of regular employment with the city, but may not be used until the employee has completed one month of service for accrual purposes.
   (c)   The officers and employees shall receive a full or prorated vacation benefit with full pay based on the following schedule. Each level in the schedule shall become effective in the month in which the employee's employment anniversary date occurs. Vacation may be taken beginning the first day of the following month.
 
Years of Service
Monthly Accrual Level
0 but less than 3
6.75
3 but less than 4
8.00
4 but less than 5
9.00
5 but less than 10
10.00
10 but less than 11
10.75
11 but less than 12
11.50
12 but less than 13
12.00
13 but less than 14
12.75
14 but less than 15
13.50
15 but less than 16
14.00
16 but less than 17
14.75
17 but less than 18
15.50
18 but less than 19
16.00
19 but less than 20
16.75
 
   (d)   Newly hired midmanagement employees or appointive officers may begin accruing vacation at the monthly accrual level of ten hours per month based upon qualifications as recommended by the director of human resources and approved by the mayor.
   (e)   Fire midmanagement employees assigned to a 24-hour shift schedule not represented by a collective bargaining unit shall receive a full or prorated vacation benefit with full pay based on the following schedule. Each new level in the schedule shall become effective in the month in which the employee's employment anniversary date occurs. Vacation may be taken beginning the first day of the following month.
 
Years of Service
Monthly Accrual Level
Less than 5
10.00 hours
5 but less than 8
12.00 hours
8 but less than 10
14.00 hours
10 but less than 12
16.00 hours
12 but less than 14
18.00 hours
14 but less than 17
20.00 hours
17 and over
22.00 hours
 
   (f)   A bank of vacation hours may be established for a newly hired appointive officer upon recommendation of the director of human resources and approval of the mayor. Upon the appointive officer's one-year employment anniversary date, regular monthly accrual of vacation will commence in accordance with the established vacation level. Future advancement to the next level of vacation accrual shall be based upon the employee's employment anniversary date.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 3.205; 1992 Code, § 30-137)  (Ord. 2465, passed 12-12-1966; Ord. 2467, passed 2-6-1967; Ord. 2721, passed 11-30-1970; Ord. 31-73, passed 4-23-1973; Ord. 24-75, passed 4-28-1975; Ord. 86-75, passed 12-22-1975; Ord. 127-81, passed 12-28-1981; Ord. 3-83, passed 1-31-1983; Ord. 16-86, passed 2-24-1986; Ord. 87-91, passed 11-25-1991; Ord. 32-94, passed 4-11-1994; Ord. 37-95, passed 3-6-1995; Ord. 87-97, passed 12-2-1997; Ord. 11-00, passed 2-14-2000; Ord. 28-00, passed 4-10-2000; Ord. 4-01, passed 1-8-2001; Ord. 30-02, passed 4-8-2002; Ord. 96-11, passed 12-19-2011; Ord. 97-16, passed 8-9-2016)