Employment with the Judicial Branch (most positions) includes generous paid time off.
Employees receive 14 days of paid vacation leave per year, to start. The amount of annual vacation leave increases with years of service according to the following:
Paid Holiday Schedule
Years of Service
Days of Leave
|Less than 5
||14 Days Per Year
|5 but less than 10
||17 Days Per Year
|10 but less than 15 ||20 Days Per Year
|15 but less than 20 ||23 Days Per Year
|20 or more
||26 Days Per Year
The Judicial Branch observes 12 paid holidays per year. Here's the current paid holiday schedule
Community Service Leave
Three days of leave are awarded per year which can be used to volunteer in support of schools, communities, and non-profit organizations.
Employees accrue 12 days of sick leave per year. Unused sick leave accrues indefinitely.