HR Reference Guide


As of July 1, 2021, some State employees are covered under Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA), see the Division of Human Resource Management, Labor Relations Unit page for more information.  If you are in a job classification currently covered under a CBA, some of the terms and benefits of your employment may be different than the provisions outlined on this page. Please consult your CBA or agency's human resource for further information.


A temporary position providing staffing for seasonal increases in an agency's business.  Appointment to a seasonal position may not exceed 9 months in any 12-month period.

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ANNUAL - A seasonal employee may choose to maintain his or her annual leave balance between periods of seasonal work or receive a payment in lieu of annual leave upon separation from a seasonal position if he or she has completed the qualifying 6 months.

SICK - A seasonal employee's sick leave balance is restored to him or her upon each subsequent appointment if he or she is rehired within one year after the date of his or her last seasonal separation.


An employee in a seasonal position must receive at least 1 week's notice of separation due to lack of money or work.


An employee in a seasonal position will have reemployment rights to a seasonal position in the same class and agency for one year, if: