(A)   Full-time employees are entitled to vacation leave based upon length of service and anniversary date. If there is a break in service, eligibility for vacation will be based on the employee’s current hire date.
   (B)   Vacations must be schedule with, and approved by, the employee’s supervisor at least two weeks prior to the commencement of the leave time. While his or her supervisor will make every effort to accommodate his or her leave request, work priorities and conflicting leave schedules may prevent approval of his or her request.
   (C)   (1)   The purpose of vacation leave is to provide employees with a time to rest and relax. Employees therefore are expected to take vacation leave during the year the leave was earned. Vacation leave may not be carried over more than 12 months of when the leave was earned, except in emergency situations approved by the President. Employees will be paid accrued, unused vacation pay upon termination.
      (2)   Vacation leave is accrued based on the date you were hired and the following schedule:
Years of Continuous Service
Annual Leave
After completion of 1 year
40 hours
After completion of 2 years
80 hours
After completion of 5 years
120 hours
After completion of 12 years
160 hours
(Ord. 17-O-06, passed 3-7-2017)