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.)