Employees of the City of Knoxville who are members of any military
reserve organization are entitled a maximum of fifteen (15) working
days annually of paid military leave when engaged in the performance
of duty or training in the Military Reserve.
An employee on military
leave shall receive his/her regular rate of pay for that period of
Requests for military leave shall include copies of the military
An employee ordered for pre-induction physical examination
shall be given time off with pay for this purpose by showing his/her
orders to the department head.
Requests for leave of absence for any
period of absence which exceeds ten (10) working days should be submitted
at least two (2) weeks in advance of the beginning date of the requested
For more information about military leave, please contact Civil Service at 865-215-2106.