Paid Holidays, Vacations & Leave Time

All DCMA employees are entitled to 10 paid holidays each year, including:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday
  • Presidents’ Birthday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans’ Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

DCMA employees earn annual leave (vacation) at rates depending on their length of service. For your first three years of full-time employment, you earn 104 hours of vacation a year. From 3 to 15 years of full-time service you earn 156 hours a year. Employees with more than 15 years of full-time service earn 208 hours a year. You are also allowed to accrue leave and carry 240 hours of leave into the next year. All full-time employees accrue sick leave at the rate of 4 hours per 2-week pay period.