Orange County Government, Florida

Other Employee Benefits

Holidays, paid leave and more


Employees enjoy ten paid holidays each year.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Floating Holiday*

*After six months of employment with supervisor's approval.

Access the current holiday calendar.

Paid Leave


  • Use for vacation, short-term illness, medical appointments and more.
  • Earn hours every pay period.
  • Upon separation, unused hours are paid to you at 100%.


  • Time off for illness or injury lasting more than a week.
  • Earn approximately 6 days each year.
  • Upon separation, unused hours are paid to you at 25%.*

    *With ten or more years of continuous County employment.


  • Time off for the death of an eligible family member.
  • Up to 40 hours of paid leave for regular employees.


  • Up to 240 hours each calendar year for reserve training.
  • Leave of absence for active military service.
  • Full pay during the first 30 days of active service.
  • Supplemental pay up to one year.

*At our discretion, conditions apply

Jury Duty

  • Paid time off for jury duty.

Employee Leave Bank

  • Employee-funded program that provides additional leave time for an employee experiencing a catastrophic illness or injury after their own leave balances have been exhausted and they are not eligible for short or long term disability benefits.
  • If approved, a recipient may be paid up to 60% of their base salary.
  • To apply, complete the Employee Request for Withdrawal and Attending Physician Statement Forms.

Live & Work Well

  • Professional help for stress, substance abuse, depression and more.
  • Free legal consultation and financial planning.

Wellness Program

Discounts & Deals

  • Discount cards.
  • Special offers for attractions, restaurants, and retail.

Training & Development

Skills that you can learn in a classroom or online include:

  • Leadership Development.
  • Customer Service.
  • Professional Skills.
  • Technical Training.
  • Supervisory Skills.

Deferred Compensation

Save for retirement with an optional tax deferred plan through Vanguard.

Contact Us

Orange County Human Resources, Benefits Section
450 E. South Street
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone: (407) 836-2900

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