Once an employee obtains ten years of qualifying state service, they are eligible to receive longevity compensation in the month of their anniversary. The longevity payment is a percentage of your current permanent annual salary. Employees are responsible for providing the required documentation to verify prior state service.

  • 10-15 years – 1.50%
  • 15-20 years – 2.25%
  • 20-25 years – 3.25%
  • 25+ years    – 4.50%

North Carolina Total Retirement Plans

  • Prudential 401(k)
  • Prudential 457


  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas – Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and 2 additional days
  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King’s Birthday
  • Easter Monday
  • Memorial Day

Annual Leave

Years of Aggregate State Service Hours Granted Each Month Hours Granted Each Year
Less than 5 years  9.33 hours 112 hours
5 but less than 10 years 11.33 hours 136 hours
10 but less than 15 years 13.33 hours 160 hours
15 but less than 20 years 15.33 hours 184 hours
20 years or more 17.33 hours 208 hours

Maximum accumulation per fiscal year is 240 hours.  Hours over 240 at the end of the fiscal year are transferred to Sick Leave.

Sick Leave

Each full-time permanent employee actively working or on paid leave will earn sick leave computed at the rates listed below.

Hours Earned/Month Hours Earned/Year
8 Hours 96 Hours (12 days)

A part-time permanent employee shall earn sick leave according to the schedule above on a pro-rata basis.

Other Available Leave

  • Bereavement Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Voluntary Shared Leave
  • Personal Leave

James Sprunt Foundation

Through payroll deduction, permanent employees can make a tax-deductible contribution to the James Sprunt Foundation. For more information regarding the James Sprunt Foundation, please access the following link:
The JSCC Foundation

Pre-Paid Legal

Permanent employees have the option of enrolling in Pre-paid Legal Services. Contact Bruce Morton, Pre-Paid Legal representative, at 910-330-1200 or Human Resources

Other Benefits

  • Discounted Cosmetology & Barber Services
  • Employee Recognition Awards
  • Employee Use of PE Facilities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health and Wellness Program

Contact Info

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