SFD.047.REV5 - Absences and Leaves
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SFD.047.REV5 - Absences and Leaves

Quiz: Spring Fire Department Absences & Leaves Policies & Procedures Test your knowledge on the Spring Fire Department's policies and procedures regarding absences and leaves. Learn about the importance of punctual and regular attendance, and understand the impact of tardiness or absence on fellow personnel and supervisors. Stay informed and ensure compliance with the department's guidelines.

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According to the Spring Fire Department's policies, how many consecutive days off are full-time employees allowed in the event of the death of their spouse?

5 consecutive days

How many consecutive days off are full-time employees allowed in the event of the death of their aunt?

1 consecutive day

What is the equivalent of 24 hours for operational personnel in terms of days?

1 day

What is the equivalent of 8 hours for administrative and support personnel in terms of days?

<p>1 day</p> Signup and view all the answers

What must full-time employees do if they need additional time off for bereavement?

<p>Notify their supervisor immediately</p> Signup and view all the answers

How many working days of paid time off will Spring Fire Department provide to full-time employees who receive and honor a jury summons?

<p>5 working days</p> Signup and view all the answers

What should employees use for instances where they need to appear as a plaintiff, defendant, or for a non-subpoena court appearance?

<p>Unpaid time</p> Signup and view all the answers

What must employees do upon receipt of notification from the state or federal courts of an obligation to serve on a jury or to act as a court witness?

<p>Provide copies of the subpoena or jury summons to their supervisor</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who is eligible for bereavement leave according to the Spring Fire Department's policies?

<p>Full-time employees only</p> Signup and view all the answers

What must personnel do if they wish to take time off due to the death of an individual listed in the policy?

<p>Notify their supervisor immediately</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the Spring Fire Department Policies & Procedures, what is considered an absence?

<p>The failure of a personnel to report to work when that person is scheduled to work</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of the Absences & Leaves policy in the Spring Fire Department?

<p>To promote the efficient operation of the department and minimize unscheduled absences</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who is responsible for reviewing the Absences & Leaves policy in the Spring Fire Department?

<p>The Fire Chief or designee</p> Signup and view all the answers

What may happen if a personnel has unexcused absences or tardiness in the Spring Fire Department?

<p>Disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment or volunteer status</p> Signup and view all the answers

How long does a personnel need to be absent without notification to be considered voluntarily terminated?

<p>Two days or two consecutive scheduled shifts</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who is responsible for knowing and complying with the Absences & Leaves policy in the Spring Fire Department?

<p>All Spring Fire Department personnel</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the document number of the Absences & Leaves policy in the Spring Fire Department?

<p>SFD.047</p> Signup and view all the answers

When are personnel expected to report to duty in the Spring Fire Department?

<p>As scheduled, on time, and prepared to start work</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the revision number of the Absences & Leaves policy in the Spring Fire Department?

<p>05</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who is responsible for assuring the accuracy of the Absences & Leaves policy in the Spring Fire Department?

<p>The Fire Chief or designee</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the text, what are the conditions for an absence to be considered excused?

<p>Provide sufficient notice to the supervisor, have a credible reason, have the absence request approved, and have sufficient accrued time</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the definition of an unexcused absence according to the text?

<p>An absence where one or more of the conditions for an excused absence are not met</p> Signup and view all the answers

When must full-time employees use accrued time for every absence?

<p>Unless otherwise allowed by department policy</p> Signup and view all the answers

What should operations personnel refer to for vacation and sick usage?

<p>SFD.039</p> Signup and view all the answers

What should administration & support personnel refer to for vacation and sick usage?

<p>SFD.057</p> Signup and view all the answers

What should employees wishing to take FMLA refer to for further information?

<p>SFD.051</p> Signup and view all the answers

What should personnel who are required to take active military leave refer to for further information?

<p>SFD.050</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of the Catastrophic Leave Pool?

<p>To assist employees who have exhausted all their PTO and sick leave and are absent from work due to illness or other extenuating circumstances</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who must contribute a minimum number of hours per year to the Catastrophic Leave Pool in order to withdraw from it?

<p>Operations personnel: 12 hours, Administrative personnel: 8 hours</p> Signup and view all the answers

When must the donation into the Catastrophic Leave Pool occur?

<p>In the month of December of the previous year, completed by the 15th of the month</p> Signup and view all the answers

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