Regular employees of the City of Portland earn vacation time each pay period based on the employee's years of service with the city. Sick leave is earned at a rate of 3.69 hours per pay period. A new employee is eligible to use accumulated paid leave upon successful completion of the introductory period. Employees are allowed to cash in excess accumulated leave hours upon reaching specific thresholds. This policy is described more completely in the Personnel Policy Manual.
Regular employees are given paid holidays for the following dates each year:
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Friday before Easter
Martin Luther King Day
New Years Day
Thanksgiving Day and the Friday following Thanksgiving