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The word 'Casual' is used to qualify an act or event which is done or occurs by chance or accident without any pre-planning or anticipation in the normal course. Therefore Casual Leave caters to the employees need for unplanned short term leave.
When applying for Casual Leave, no more than two days can be taken each month up to a maximum of ten (10) days per year. and it cannot be attached to your vacation leave.
|The Department of Public Service is aware that most Agencies create forms to support their specific agency’s function. As such, we advise that your agency’s application for Casual leave form must include all field included in the Department of Public Service - Application for Vacation/Casual Leave Form.
|1.||Fill out a casual leave form (from the Human Resource section) |
|2.||Submit the form to immediate supervisor for approval and signature.|
|3.||Once approved by the supervisor the leave application is forwarded to HR.|
|4.||HR processes the form indicating entitlement and available leave before submitting the leave application to the PS/DPS/Head of Department/Delegated officer for final approval.|
|5.||Note: Leave Application may be rejected at any stage of the process.|
|6.||The application form (approved/rejected) is then returned to HR. A copy is placed on the officer’s file and another is forwarded to the officer.|
|7.||The officer may only proceed on leave once they receive a copy of their approved application.|
PUBLIC SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OFPOINCIANA HILLMEETING ST.P. O. Box N 3915NASSAU, BAHAMASdps@bahamas.gov.bshttp://www.bahamas.gov.bs/publicservice