Washoe County employees receive eleven paid holidays each year. Eligibility is immediate upon permanent employment with Washoe County.
New Years Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Day after Thanksgiving (Family Day)
Eligibility for paid vacation begins (6) months from date of employment with Washoe County. Vacation time is earned on a graduated basis:
0 - 3 Years 96 Hours
3 - 5 Years 136 Hours
5 - 10 Years 152 Hours
10 - 15 Years 176 Hours
15 - 20 Years 192 Hours
20 + Years 200 Hours
Eligibility for paid sick leave begins as the leave is accrued from the first day of employment. Sick Leave is earned on a graduated basis:
0 - 10 years 1 1/4 working days for each month of full-time services
10 years or more 1 1/2 working days for each month of full-time services
Career Incentive/Longevity Pay
Most employees who have completed a total of five (5) years or more of full-time equivalent service and who have been rated standard or better in performance shall earn $100 per year of service up to a maximum annual payment of $3,000 for 30+ years or more of service. Please check the specific bargaining agreement for more details.
Eligible employees receive an annual merit increase of 5% until the maximum salary for the classification is reached.