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1


Florida Retirement System (FRS) retirees, prior to their one year separation date anniversary, who become reemployed by the agency are eligible for reinstatement of any unpaid sick leave accruals remaining at the time of their original departure.



True


False

False

Florida Retirement System (FRS) retirees who become reemployed by the
agency are not eligible for reinstatement of any unpaid sick leave accruals
remaining at the time of their original departure.

2


_____________ is any form of employment of a non-enforcement related nature other than with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.



Call Out


Off Duty Work


Secondary Employment


Special Detail

Secondary Employment

3


How many weeks can an employee take sick leave to be home with a "well" child during the first twelve (12) months after the birth, adoption or foster care placement of the child?



8


4


12


6

6

In the event a parent wishes to be home with a “well” child, the parent may
take up to six (6) weeks sick leave during the first twelve (12) months after the birth, adoption or foster care placement of the child.

4


While employees are utilizing sick leave; who can authorize the employee to work any secondary or enforcement related off-duty employment?



Job Coordinator/Scheduler


Division Commander


Sergeant


Off-Duty Employer

Division Commander

5


Awards are NOT granted for personnel who use little or no sick leave during the calendar year.



True


False

False

Awards are granted for personnel who use little or no sick leave during the calendar
year. Calendar year is defined for purposes of this award from December to
December (the last complete pay period):

6


Accrued sick time is not carried over from year to year.



True


False

False

7


What is the Three-Two Policy when personnel are temporarily physically or mentally incapable of continued duty?



16 hours off with pay and 24 hours without pay


20 hours off with pay and 20 hours without pay


24 hours off with pay and 16 hours without pay


28 hours off with pay and 12 hours without pay

24 hours off with pay and 16 hours without pay

8


How much sick leave will be made to the estate or appropriate survivor of the employee, with 10 years or greater service, in the event of a non-work related death?



1/3


1/4


1/2


0

1/4

9

After an employee uses all accumulated sick, vacation, and compensatory time due to a medical problem, or long term illness or injury
When may an employee receive donated vacation or compensatory time from another employee in accordance with General Order 4.1.1?



For increasing vacation time off


For Emergency Medical Leave


To increase payroll amount


For unscheduled days off

For Emergency Medical Leave

10


Employees are not authorized to work any secondary or enforcement related off-duty employment while utilizing Sick Leave unless approved by the Division Commander.



True


False

True

While employees are utilizing sick leave, they are not authorized to work any secondary or enforcement related off-duty employment. Any exceptions to this requirement shall be approved by the Division Commander. This requirement applies to all sworn and non-sworn employees, all secondary and enforcement related off-duty employment, regardless of the compensation received.

11


Sick leave is accrued by all personnel at a rate of ___________ hours bi-weekly.



6.39


3.69


2.48


4.25

3.69

12


_________ is when an employee who has exhausted all leave and all alternatives to leave resulting in termination from the agency, who may be given preference when submitting an employment application for re-employment.



Call Out


Rehire


Call In


Preferential Recall

Preferential Recall

13


If an employee uses .5-16 hours of sick time; how many hours are they awarded?



24


12


8


16

16

14


FRS retirees who did not take advantage of the “payout” procedure outlined in this General Order and interrupt their FRS benefits to become reemployed, prior to their one year separation date anniversary, are eligible for reinstatement of their unpaid sick leave accruals.



True


False

True

15


Sick leave can be used in lieu of light duty



True


False

False

16


How many hours can an employee possibly be granted in unpaid leave for illness of self or family member?



160


80


120


40

80

17


Supervisors may not, at any time, require personnel to present medical evidence from a physician attesting to the physical or mental inability of said personnel to perform regularly assigned duties.



True


False

False

18


What is the penalty if an employee is absent for three (3) or more consecutive work days and the appropriate person is not informed of an illness or injury?



Suspension


Termination


Counseling


Take home car privilege revoked

Termination

19


How long does a rehire have to be reemployed to be eligible for reinstatement of any unpaid sick leave accruals remaining at the time of their original departure?



7 years


1 year


5 years


3 years

1 year

20


Who determines if an employee, who has an illness or injury, can work in a light duty assignment or with restrictions and limitations and the agency has appropriate work available, the individual may be temporarily reassigned until able to return to full duty?



an immediate supervisor


a physician


the Human Resource manager


a Captain or above

a physician

21


Requests for unpaid leave over and beyond the first request will be submitted to__________ for consideration.



Sheriff


Major of UPD


Undersheriff


Division Commander

Undersheriff

22


Immediate Family is defined as:



Parent, spouse, children (regardless of residence), or other relative who resides in the employee’s household.


Siblings living outside employee's household.


Nieces/nephews living outside of employee's household.


Very close friends who reside in the employee’s household.

Parent, spouse, children (regardless of residence), or other relative who resides in the employee’s household.

23


If an employee uses more than 24 hours of sick time; how many hours are they awarded?



16


12


0


8

0

24


How many weeks does Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) permit an employee, who meets eligibility, to possibly receive paid and/or unpaid in accordance with General Order 4.1.6?



8


10


16


12

12 weeks

25


Reemployed personnel who had previously used or cashed out any of their sick time shall not be eligible to take advantage of the sick time cash out benefit listed in the “payout” procedure outlined in this General Order a second time until they have completed another successful ten (10) year or twenty-five (25) year employment period.



True


False

True

Reemployed personnel who had previously used or cashed out 1/4 or 1/3 of their sick time shall not be eligible to take advantage of the 1/4 or 1/3 benefit listed in the “payout” procedure outlined in this General Order a second time until they have completed another successful ten (10) year or twenty-five (25) year employment period.

26


How many consecutive workdays can employees be absent from work due to illness or injury before they may be required to contact the Human Resources Division for an appointment with an approved agency physician, prior to returning to work?



3


2


4


7

3

27


If an employee has exhausted all leave including sick, vacation, compensatory and all alternatives to leave; e.g., FMLA, his/her employment with the agency shall be terminated.



True


False

True

28


When both parents are employees, only one (1) parent/employee may take sick leave to care for a “well” baby. If desired, each may share the responsibility, at different intervals. How many weeks, combined, can they take off?



8


12


10


6

6

29


How many years of service are required to receive a portion of their accumulated sick leave upon honorable separation?



10


20


6


25

10

30


Who will audit records of attendance and will notify the appropriate manager when attendance records indicate possible excessive absenteeism?



Division Commander


Immediate Supervisor


Payroll


Human Resources

Immediate Supervisor

31


Personnel becoming reemployed who did not previously use or cash out any of their sick time shall be eligible to reinstate how much of any unpaid sick leave accruals remaining at the time of their original departure?



50%


None


100%


75%

100%

32


How much sick leave will be made to the estate or appropriate survivor of the employee, with 25 years or greater service, in the event of a non-work related death?



1/4


1/3


100%


1/2

1/3

33


Prior to an employee returning to work after 3 consecutive days off due to injury or illness approval may be required from the agency physician before returning to duty. If the employee was being treated by a personal physician, the personal physician’s note may suffice.



True


False

True

34


How much sick leave will be made to the estate or appropriate survivor of the employee in the event of a line of duty death?



50%


85%


100%


75%

100%

35


If an employee uses 0 hours of sick time; how many hours are they awarded?



32


12


16


24

24

36


All of the following permit an employee to be placed on Preferential Recall EXCEPT:



The employee must not have been considered a sick leave abuser.


The employee must not have received any discipline within the last grading period.


The employee must have received an average or better performance evaluation within the last grading period.


The employee must request to return within one year of departure and may only be given preference for a position they are qualified for. All necessary employment testing must again be successfully completed.

The employee must not have received any discipline within the last grading period

37


If an employee uses 16.5-24 hours of sick time; how many hours are they awarded?



0


16


12


8

8

38


Guiding factors for approving unpaid leave for illness of self or family member include the following EXCEPT:



Length of time the employee is expected to be out of work


The employee’s job performance


How well employee was able to get along with other's in the work place


The employee’s sick time use record

How well employee was able to get along with other's in the work place

39


The Three-Two Policy deducts time from the individual's annual, compensatory or sick leave.



True


False

True

40


Upon honorable separation; what is the least amount of accumulated sick leave all employees could receive?



1/8


1/3


1/4


1/2

1/4

41


Employees honorably separated from the agency with ten (10) or more years of service who took advantage of the “payout” procedure and rehired shall be eligible to reinstate how much of any unpaid sick leave accruals remaining at the time of their original departure?



10%


33%


50%


25%

50%

42


When is sick leave not authorized to be used?



Care and attendance of an immediate family member afflicted with an illness or injury


Personal tragedy where there is a loss of property


Medical/dental/optical appointments


Personal incapacitation by reason of illness, injury, pregnancy, or related childbirth recuperation.

Personal tragedy where there is a loss of property

43


In the event of an illness/injury, who must all personnel notify their of their intended absence?



Squad member/fellow employee


An individual in their chain of command


Immediate supervisor


B & C

B & C

Their immediate supervisor or an individual in their chain of command

44

If under a physician's care and the physician requires extended leave, the individual may not be required to contact the supervisor daily but should keep the supervisor regularly advised of their status.

True or False

True!

45

Personnel becoming reemployed after one (1) year of separation from the
agency, regardless of when they reapplied or where in the processing they
are, shall not be eligible for reinstatement of any unpaid sick leave accruals
remaining at the time of their original departure.
true or false?

True