§ 6.12.060. Special paid leave for certain temporary and recurrent employees.  

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    Eligibility. Employees holding temporary or recurrent positions during part or all of calendar years 2003, 2004, 2005 and/or 2006 who are employed in classifications approved by the board shall be eligible for paid leave pursuant to the provisions of this section. For purposes of this section, a "temporary or recurrent position" is any position designated as an hourly as-needed item ("F" item) or an hourly recurrent item ("H" item) pursuant to Section 6.28.020.


    Earning and Accrual of Paid Leave. An eligible employee shall earn paid leave to a maximum of 24 hours per calendar year based on the total number of days worked during the year of eligibility, as shown below. For this purpose, at least one hour of work per day shall constitute one day of work; provided, however, that no employee shall receive credit for days worked during any period when the employee was not exclusively employed in an eligible temporary position or any period which does not fall within calendar years 2003, 2004, 2005 and/or 2006.

    Minimum Number of Days Worked Amount of Paid Leave
    60 days 8 hours
    100 days 16 hours
    140 days 24 hours


    Paid leave as shown above shall be credited to the employee on January 1st following the year in which it is earned.


    Use of Leave. Paid leave, in increments of eight (8) hours only, may be taken off, subject to prior approval of the appointing authority, or paid at the employee's request during the calendar year in which it was credited to the employee, and shall not be carried over to any subsequent year.


    Pay for Unused Leave. Unused credited leave shall be paid under any one or more of the following conditions:


    At the employee's request;


    At the end of the calendar year in which it was credited to the employee;


    At the employee's termination from county service.

    Pay for unused leave shall be at the employee's workday rate in effect at the time of payment.



    This section shall not apply to anyone employed on any of the following items:

    Item No. Title
    2923 Ocean Lifeguard
    2924 Ocean Lifeguard Specialist
    2953 Lake Lifeguard
    2954 Senior Lake Lifeguard



    Additionally, this section shall not apply to anyone reinstated pursuant to Civil Service Rule 17.01B.


    Termination of Special Paid Leave. Special Paid Leave will cease as of June 30, 2015. Employees may be paid for accrued leave days in July 2015, or be paid at the end of the calendar year 2015.

(Ord. 2015-0026 § 3, 2015: Ord. 2005-0026 § 2, 2005; Ord. 2004-0001 § 42, 2004: Ord. 2001-0003 § 1, 2001: Ord. 96-0032 § 4, 1996: Ord. 96-0003 § 4, 1996: Ord. 92-0066 § 1, 1992; Ord. 92-0049 § 1, 1992; Ord. 92-0034 § 6, 1992; Ord. 92-0007 § 4, 1992; Ord. 90-0029 § 2, 1990; Ord. 88-0186 § 2, 1988; Ord. 88-0086 § 2, 1988; Ord. 87-0222 § 9, 1987; Ord. 86-0017 § 1(b), 1986.)