Leave Programs

SHARED LEAVE

Burke County employees can donate annual leave to other Burke County Employees in need that qualify for shared leave.

Holiday Leave

Burke County grants 12 Paid Holidays per year for probationary or regular full-time (40-hours work period) employees and eligible part-time employees working at least 20 hours.

Annual Leave

Burke County grants 12 to 26 days of annual leave per year for probationary or regular full-time (40-hour work period) employees based on years of service.

Sick Leave

Burke County Grants12 days of sick leave per year for probationary or regular full-time (40-hour work period) employees and eligible part-time employees working at least 20 hours per week to use in cases of personal illness, disability or related examination or treatment of an employee or immediate family.

Accrual Chart

Years of Current & Reinstated ServiceMinutes Earned Each MonthHours Earned each MonthDays Earned in One Year
Less than 2 years4809612
2 but less than 5 years56011214
5 but less than 10 years68013617
10 but less than 15 years80016020
15 but less than 20 years92018423
20 years or more104020826