Payment for vacation shall be at the base pay of the employee plus applicable differential, if any, as provided in Section 32.

The time at which employees are granted vacation shall be at the discretion of the appointing authority. Length of service and seniority of employees shall be given consideration in scheduling vacations and in giving preference as to vacation time.

Vacation Allowance Employees, excluding extra help, or as herein otherwise provided, shall be entitled to vacation with pay in accordance with the following schedules. Accruals shall be prorated for any employees, except extra help who work less than full time during a pay period. (1) During the first five (5)