Regular full-time employees begin earning annual leave (leave with pay) at the end of the first full pay period. Personnel who are regular full-time employees earn 8 hours of annual leave per month. Regular full-time Fire Department employees who work 24 hours shifts earn 12 hours of annual leave per month.
Regular full-time employees are eligible to earn 8 additional hours of annual leave for each year of employment over 10 years. Regular full- time employees may accrue up to 30 days of annual leave (or 240 hours for most regular full-time employees and 360 hours for most certified Fire personnel). Unused leave over the maximum accrual allowed will be rolled into the regular full-time employee’s sick leave accrual at each anniversary.
Regular full-time employees begin earning sick leave at the end of the first full pay period. Regular full-time employees earn 8 hours of sick leave per month. Regular full-time employees may accrue an unlimited number of hours of sick leave. Regular full-time Fire Department employees who work 24 hour shifts earn 12 hours of sick leave a month.
If a regular full-time employee remains in City service until retirement and is vested under TCRS, all accrued sick leave shall be credited toward extending the computation of longevity for retirement purposes
The Family Medical Leave Act provides certain employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year under certain circumstances. Detailed information on FMLA can be found in the City of Clarksville personnel policy 93-4 and in the City Code 1.5-607.
Employees who would like a better understanding of FMLA eligibility can view the FMLA Infographic, or call Human Resources Benefits Office at 931-645-7421.