Sick Leave

Sick Leave
Each full-time employee shall earn one (1) day of sick leave for each calendar month of major fraction of a calendar month of service not to exceed 12 days for each fiscal year. Such sick leave shall be cumulative from year to year. There is no limit to the amount of sick leave that can be carried forward into the next calendar year. Pay out of sick leave at the time of separation is based on years of employment. Payout is 45% after seven years up to 10 years and 50% after 10 years of employment at SCF. Senior Management and Directors receive 25% payout with a maximum of 60 days.  

Fiscal year hours are earned based on number of months of appointment as follows:

  • 164-Day Contract  (8 days)
  • 194-Day / 10 month Contract (10 days)
  • 12-Month Contract or Appointment (12 days)

Accumulated sick leave may be transferred from another Florida community college, the Florida Department of Education, the State University System, a Florida district school board or a state agency. Please contact the Benefits Coordinator for details.

Personal Leave
Each calendar year, eligible employees may use a maximum of four (4) days of sick leave for personal reasons. Personal leave hours are non-cumulative. This time is rolled back to four (4) days each July.  In order to designate time off as "personal reasons" you must have corresponding sick leave available.

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