Annual Leave Earning Rates for Full-Time Employment:

 
Years of Federal Service:    
less than 3 years 4 hours/pay period 13 days/year
between 3 and 15 years 6 hours/pay period; 10 in last pay period 20 days/year
15 years or more 8 hours/pay period 26 days/year
     
Maximum Accumulation    
non-Senior Executive Service   30 days/year
outside U.S.   45 days/year
QUALIFYING PERIOD:   You are entitled to use leave as it is earned if you are serving under an appointment of at least 90 days.  If you have back-to-back appointments of less than 90 days each you are entitled to leave after you have been currently employed for 90 days without a break.  After the 90 day period you are entitled to use leave.
 

Annual Leave Earning Rates for Part-Time Employment:

 
Years of Federal Service:    
less than 3 years 1 hr/20 hours in pay status 13 days/year
between 3 and 15 years 1 hr/13 hours in pay status 20 days/year
15 years or more 1 hr/10 hours in pay status 26 days/year
     
Maximum Accumulation   same as Full-Time

Eligibility:   Permanent and temporary employees on a regularly scheduled tour of duty

Sick Leave Accrual

If you have a regular weekly tour of duty, regardless of the type of   appointment, you earn sick leave.  Your earning rate depends on your tour of duty:
Full-Time 4 hours each pay period
Part-Time 1 hour for each 20 hours in pay status

11/02/10