Phasing and Timing of Actions Preliminary to Announcement by the DCI of the Effective Date of the CIA CAREER SERVICE

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November 25, 1953
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Approved For Relqpe 2000/09/12 4 =; A-RDP80-01 &WR000500170012-0 Security Inforaratry pan 25 November 1953 1'ili4ME RANDUM FOR: Chairman, ,. CIA' Career Service Board Phasing and Timing of Actions Preliminary to Announcement by the DCI of the Effective Date of the CIA CAREER SERVICE This paper is addressed primarily to the problem of setting up the new CIA CAREER SERVICE, not to the problem of implementing the . re ent Career Service Proe am, nor to other problems of Personnel Management, Development or Adminiatr?ation.,.,7 I, W The CIA Career Service Board has agreed, among other things, F -commend to the I)7 rector the following: a, 'That there be created, by executive action of the Director - o#t by legislation a a CIA CAREER SERVICE. bn That the GAMER SERVICE be administered internally by CIA, wholly within the framework of present autl^orities grant.-..d to the J.".C.+5ector by statute and, according to other applicable ,statutes. c t, That the. following concrete definition of the 'CAREER SERVICE adopted. (See attached) d, That there be established the policy that "a Career Employee accepts the obligation to serve anywhere and at any time and for any kind of duty as determined by the needs of CIA," and that, in the carry out of this policy, full consideration be given to each i,.ndl- interests and personal circumstances =,ii dual s capabilities, c That prior to, the end of one year after EOD each appointed employee be thoroughly screened, centrally, to determine the desir- ability of his continued employment, 0 That. at the end of three years after F;JD each staff employee not on probation be asked to state his intentions with respect to a career in CIA and be given an opportunity to apply for membership in the CAREER SERVICE. g~ That each staff employee be fully informed of the basic policies and procedures inherent in the operation of the CARTER SERVICE, including rights and benefits, as well as obligations; selection-in, selection-out and appeal policies; promotion, rotation Approved For Release 2000/09/12 : CIA-RDP80-01826R000500170012-0 Approved For Ruse 2000/09/12;,,q A-RDP80-0i`8t6R000500170012-0 s Lj a3a o G i:3ii .13aA f;pn, a si ont pol3 ies; evalusa.ttof and a s sass nt policies; try O, and r? Frei piton } polic ..esa policies with respect to Individual spoo a1- J,`..,a'vton and generalization; Mld, structure and rochanics of the Ct11 EIR C1i system, h, That th xo be cr? a`'Ad a CI. Selection Board composed of very senior Career Employees supported by a Secretariat and a umber of Fz.',unul nor. s al spa in soo& or grades., ttito will thorou,h1 r review the e oy d and personally intor:-.eta each c ndidat Xor the CA iER SE tiOE, 'I` t staff o ap1o 'ee3 who entered on du y c e or more years prior to -the of 'active date of the establishiiic nt of the GAM SERTI E, axed ?:ho are not at that tea on probation, be a.utomatle-My approved for i eber hip in the C. EE i SERVICE upon execution of the required c oo1 ;eras referred to In paragraph. if above and that otaff employees who entered on duty less than three years prior to the effective date of the establishment of the CIMEIM SERiTIC be regzd-md to .char the procedurp referred. to in paragraphs IT and h above. 2, au Of the above agrood rocormienc tione. bhe : ol2owi ug are. ap? O ately ready for tr siiO>-as1of to the Dix?eotor for Eras app:ioval: 9 p,Tragraphs lap b, c, d, h, and le b. Para graph le is not ready and requires agreeraant c the forum that the evaluation will take the PER vs. the Ifft). ca Paragraph if -s not ready and requires: (1) Formulation of * he tex=rrns of "'application;" or Uguostion. aixe" triggering the se: ection procoss? (2) .n ,roostc3X~!a C7 ... ' as above the ?: 1C; PE vs. the .t i p s f. s is not :':ay 6 a" t ? 1. a '. that.',, In-forma Cis T3.;, T s r'3o as bas,3 7 xbp by a!'d P . cJ ';'.CSswL? t?,`i.' h p U CJ L . ov] (w a; ;+;,J~~~. I~? t TW L. e&.~. 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Agreement on the form and procedures to be followed in the evaluation process (paragraphs to and f). b, Agreement on the form of the application .(paragraph If). c, Appointment of 13 senior officials, each with three years service, or more, to serve as the Selection Board members or alternates. d, Nomination of approximately 130 Examiners, each with three years service or more, and selection of one half that number by the Selection Board; indoctrination and briefing of the Examiners. e, Selection and activation of the full-time Secretariat to serve the Selection Board, f, Listing of all employees by component and grade and years of service to serve as initial call-up lists and as workload estimateso g. Working out the details of paragraph lg above (this is a very large problem). 4. In addition to the steps outlined above, the following matters which are not concerned with establishing the CAREER SERVICE require attentio ; a. Report of the Board to the 1irector transmitting Legislative Program, b, Acceptance and disposal of the Junior Officer Task Force report, a. Acceptance and disposal of the Womenes Task Force Reports d. Consideration of the Insurance Task Force Report (will not be available for at least a month.) 25X1A9a Approved For Release 200 T 826R000500170012-0