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District Board of Trustees Policies

Policy: 5.02

Title: Employee Benefits

Legal Authority: Florida Statutes: 1001.64, 1001.65; State Board of Education Rule: 6A-14.047

Office of Primary Responsibility: President's Office


Employees of the college, who are filling regularly established full-time positions, shall be entitled to the following benefits:

  1. Annual Leave - Earned by employees in 12-month (year-round) positions on a monthly basis at a rate determined by length of full-time service and position classification.  (See District Board of Trustees Policy 5.13, Leaves of Absence)
  2. Sick Leave - Earned at the rate of one day (eight hours) per month of service (i.e. full-time employees in 12-month positions earn 12 days of sick leave per year; 10-month positions earn 10 days, etc.).  (See District Board of Trustees Policy 5.13, Leaves of Absence)
  3. Personal Leave – Four days per fiscal year can be used for personal reasons.  Personal leave is deducted from accrued sick leave.  (See District Board of Trustees Policy 5.13, Leaves of Absence)
  4. Health Insurance - Employee portion paid for by the college.
  5. Life Insurance - Paid for by the college in an amount equal to an employee’s annual base salary.
  6. Retirement Contributions – Contributions will be made to the Florida Retirement System (FRS) or other approved retirement program by the college for all qualified employees, as provided in the FRS membership guidelines or applicable statutes, policies, and/or rules.

Employees of the college, who are filling regularly established long-term, part-time positions, shall be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Retirement Contributions – Contributions will be made to the FRS for all qualified employees as provided in the FRS membership guidelines or applicable statutes, policies, and/or rules.

The college offers other benefits to eligible employees as provided by the Florida Board of Education Rules and as authorized by the District Board of Trustees.

History: Last Reviewed 6/27/12

Issued by District Board of Trustees: 8/10/1984

Reviewed: 7/1/04, 7/1/07, 6/27/12

Revised: 1/22/02, 9/23/09