Personal Leave Time

The PLT account is established for regular full-time employees. Personal Leave Time is accrued by eligible employees receiving pay from Beaufort County for any of the following:  1) days worked, 2) days taken as PLT, 3) days taken for jury duty, or 4) any other approved time off with pay.

Full time employees accrue PLT provided they are “in pay status” at least fifty percent of the pay period.

 

Accrual rates for regular employees are as follows:

 Service                                                         Hours/Pay  Period         Hours/Yr.       Days/Yr

0 - 6 months*                   0.00                       0.00                      6

6 mos. - 1 yr.                  3.693                          48                      6

1 yr. - 5 yrs.                    4.616                        120                    15

5 yrs. - 10 yrs.                6.154                        160                    20

10 yrs and over               7.692                        200                    25

(*PLT  is credited in the pay period immediately following the 6 month anniversary date).

                                                

 

Accrual rates for full time EMS and Hilton Head Airport employees working 24 hours shifts:

Service                               Hours/Pay Period       Hours/Yr.            Days/Yr

0 - 6 months*                         0.00                       0.00            3 Shifts

6 mos. - 1 yr .                     5.5390                     72.00            3 Shifts

1 yr. - 5 yrs .                       6.4615                   168.00            7 Shifts

5 yrs.- 10 yrs.                     8.3077                    216.00            9 Shifts

10 yrs and over                  10.1540                   264.00           11 Shifts  

(*PLT  is credited in the pay period immediately following the 6 month anniversary date.)