HomeCareers with DCAABenefitsPaid Leave



As a DCAA employee you will receive various types of leave. Your will earn both annual and sick leave, plus time off for 10 paid Federal Holidays.

Annual Leave
Annual leave for vacation and personal time off is earned based on the length of your service:

  • 0 to 3 years – 13 days of leave
  • 3 to 15 years – 20 days of leave
  • 15 years and beyond – 26 days of leave

Sick Leave
Regardless of length of service, employees earn 13 days of sick leave each year. Unused sick leave accumulates indefinitely. Sick leave may be used when an employee is ill, has a medical appointment, or when an employee needs to provide care to an ill family member.

Family-Friendly Leave 
DCAA embraces family-friendly leave practices. This includes the Family and Medical Leave Act, Sick Leave to care for yourself or a family member with a serious health condition, Leave for Childbirth, Leave for Adoption, and Military Leave. For more information, visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp.