Special Leave

What is Special Leave?

Special leave is a general term used to describe time off for a range of circumstances, described below. It is a request for time off work, either paid or unpaid, and requires management approval.

Who does it apply to? 

This policy applies to all benefit & leave eligible employees.  *Employees in a permanent position working 20 hours or more per week.*

Types of Special Leave Requests

  • Leave without Pay
  • Extended Injury Leave 
  • Extended Sick Leave 
  • Education Leave 

How to apply for a Special Leave Request

Complete the Special Leave Request Form and submit back to Barbara Veiock at email  or by fax at 912.525.1967 or by mail to City of Savannah - Human Resources Dept. Attn: Barbara Veiock P.O Box 1027, Savannah, GA 31402

Questions regarding Special Leave, contact Barbara Veiock, Benefits Analyst at 912.525.2407 or email