29.A - Normal Work Day and Week

For all employees, unless otherwise provided, eight hours in any 24-hour period, and forty hours in any 7-day period shall be the normal work day and week.

29.B - Hours for Employees in Fire Group

The normal work week for employees in the Fire Unit shall be an average of 56 hours in a 7-day period, computed on a yearly basis. This does not include employees in the Fire Prevention Division and employees working under the title of Fire Alarm Dispatcher.

29.C - Hours for Employees on Shifts

For employees on a shift basis, the normal work week shall be an average of 40 hours.

29.D - Exceptions to the Forty-hour Week

To meet unusual conditions, or in the case of certain seasonal employees whose total yearly hours do not exceed 2080, upon request of the department head, a different schedule may be established for particular groups of employees, with the approval of the Council resolution.

Last Edited: April 2, 2020