123:1-46-04 Leaves and benefits: adjutant general's full-time firefighters.

The following leaves and benefits shall be granted to eligible full-time firefighters employed by the adjutant general. For the purpose of being eligible to receive the following benefits, a full-time firefighter is an employee assigned within the personnel class series of 2659 who is regularly scheduled to work at least an average of one hundred four hours per pay period.

(A) Vacation leave. Each full-time firefighter shall accrue vacation leave at the following rates:

(1) Each full-time firefighter, after service of one year, shall have earned and will be due upon attainment of the first year of employment, and annually through the fourth year of employment, one hundred four hours of vacation leave with full pay. Full-time firefighters shall accrue vacation at the rate of four hours per pay period. Vacation accrual balance shall not exceed three hundred twelve hours.

(2) A full-time firefighter with at least five, but less than ten years of service shall have earned and is entitled to one hundred fifty six hours of vacation leave with full pay each year which shall accrue at the rate of six hours per pay period. Vacation accrual balance shall not exceed four hundred sixty eight hours.

(3) A full-time firefighter with at least ten, but less than fifteen years of service shall have earned and is entitled to two hundred ten hours of vacation leave with full pay each year which shall accrue at the rate of eight and one-tenth of an hour per pay period. Vacation accrual balance shall not exceed six hundred thirty hours.

(4) A full-time firefighter with at least fifteen, but less than twenty years of service shall have earned and is entitled to two hundred thirty four hours of vacation leave with full pay each year which shall accrue at the rate of nine hours per pay period. Vacation accrual balance shall not exceed seven hundred two hours.

(5) A full-time firefighter with at least twenty, but less than twenty-five years of service shall have earned and is entitled to two hundred sixty hours of vacation leave with full pay each year which shall accrue at the rate of ten hours per pay period. Vacation accrual balance shall not exceed seven hundred eighty hours.

(6) A full-time firefighter with at least twenty-five years of service shall have earned and is entitled to three hundred twelve hours of vacation leave with full pay each year which shall accrue at the rate of twelve hours per pay period. Vacation accrual balance shall not exceed nine hundred thirty-six hours.

(B) Sick leave. Each full-time firefighter shall have earned and is entitled to one hundred four hours of sick leave which shall accrue at the rate of four hours per pay period. Sick leave accrual balances shall not exceed one thousand three hundred fifty-two hours.

(C) Disability leave. Each full-time firefighter who is approved to receive disability leave benefits shall be entitled to receive such benefits based on their regular work schedule and shall not exceed one hundred four hours per pay period.

(D) Adoption/childbirth leave. Each full-time firefighter who is approved to receive adoption/childbirth leave benefits shall be entitled to receive such benefits based on their regular work schedule and shall not exceed one hundred four hours per pay period.

(E) Personal leave. Each full-time firefighter shall be credited with forty-one and six-tenths of an hour of personal leave on the base pay period which includes December 1, 1994. Each full-time firefighter who receives full-time appointment subsequent to the base pay period shall be credited with forty-one and six-tenths of an hour of personal leave less one and six-tenths of an hour for each pay period subsequent to the base pay period. The accrued personal leave balance for each full-time firefighter shall not exceed fifty hours. A full-time firefighter who separates from state service or is no longer a full-time firefighter during the year shall be entitled to compensation for all unused personal leave less one and six-tenths of an hour for each pay period that remains beginning with the first pay period following the date of separation until the pay period preceding the next base pay period.

Effective: 04/07/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/15/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 124.09
Rule Amplifies: 124.138
Prior Effective Dates: 6/26/94, 5/5/95, 2/4/96, 11/1/09