Time Away From Work

Work / Life Balance
The Village of Orland Park recognizes the importance of maintaining and sustaining a healthy work / life balance. As a result, the village provides generous paid and unpaid leave benefits to both full-time and part-time employees.

Full-Time Employees:
Full-time employees are eligible for paid and unpaid leave time. These types of leaves include:
  • Bereavement leave
  • Floating holiday
  • Furlough
  • Jury leave
  • Military duty leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Personal leave
  • Sick leave
  • Unpaid leave
  • Vacation leave
  • Vacation purchase
Refer to the employee policy manual and/or collective bargaining agreement for paid / unpaid leave details.

Part-Time Employees:
The Village of Orland Park provides paid sick, vacation, holiday, and personal leave to part-time employees that are consistently scheduled to work a minimum of 20 hours per week and have worked for the village a minimum of five years of uninterrupted service.

 Refer to the employee policy manual for paid leave details.

Unpaid Leave of Absence

Leave without pay for various purposes may be granted to full-time employees at the discretion of the village manager. Employees must have exhausted all available time before they are eligible for an unpaid leave of absence.

Members of a bargaining unit should refer to their respective collective bargaining agreement (CBA) for details.

2019 Employee Observed Holidays
For 2019, the village will observe the following nine holidays:
Date Day of Week
January 1
New Year's Day
May 27
Memorial Day
July 4
Independence Day
September 2
Labor Day
November 28
November 29
Day After Thanksgiving
December 24
Christmas Eve
December 25
Christmas Day
December 31
New Year's Eve