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Wichita, KS 67203
Sedgwick County values performance of employees and rewards employee within
the pay-for-performance system. The pay-for-performance program:
Sedgwick County employees are evaluated quarterly by their supervisors based
on job performance. The score on the annual review at the end of the performance
year determines salary increases within a predetermined range, as well as the
need for corrective action. Performance-based merit pay rewards employees who go
above and beyond to serve the citizens and employees of Sedgwick County.
However, an evaluation does not guarantee a performance-based merit increase.
Sedgwick County employees may accrue and spend vacation hours after the
initial probationary period.
County employees working a 40-hour week with:
Fire department employees working a 56-hour week with:
Emergency Medical Service (EMS) employees working a 42-hour week with:
The county will allow 20 days or 160 hours maximum accumulation of vacation
leave to be carried forward into each year for 40-hour employees. Accumulated
vacation over 20 days or 160 hours carried into the next year will be lost to
Fire district 56-hour employees will be allowed to carry over vacation
accrued in the prior employment year. The maximum accumulation of vacation leave
that may be carried forward into each year is 240 hours.
Emergency Medical Service (EMS) 42-hour employees will be allowed 168 hours
maximum accumulation of vacation leave to be carried forward into each year.
Accumulated vacation over 168 hours carried into the next year will be lost to
The purpose of this policy is to provide paid leave to eligible employees who
are unable to work because of illness, injury or disability. Taking sick leave
under false pretenses is a violation of trust that is subject to disciplinary
action, up to and including dismissal.
Sick leave begins to accrue from the date of hire for all eligible employees.
Employees who have worked for Sedgwick County for at least 12 months
(consecutively or non-consecutively) over the last seven years and who have been
employed for at least 1,250 hours during the previous 12 months, are entitled to
up to 12 cumulative weeks of family and medical leave per year.
Click here to read the full
bereavement leave policy.
Available to employees who serve with the U.S. Armed Forces.
Current County Employees can find more policies regarding authorized leave on Eline under Human Resources/Sedgwick County Personnel Policies.
The Mission of
Sedgwick County is to provide quality public services to our community
so everyone can pursue freedom and prosperity in a safe, secure, and
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