B. TYPES OF EMPLOYEESThe CI agent must use the services of a variety of persons in order to be able to evaluate allaspects of national life. These persons represent a diversity of characteristics. Each employee isan individual with his own personality and he must be treated as such. The tasks that theseemployees have to perform are also of individual nature. There will be tines when the supervisorswill be forced to direct the activities of various employees.1. The Supervisor: A supervisor is the chief of a network of employees, organized to performspecific tasks of information collection. When the government CI agent is not able to supervisethe employees or he does not do it for security reasons, he tries to find a supervisor whom hetrains to deal with this task. Said supervisor responds before the CI agent and works under hisdirection. The degree of orientation that the agent provides to supervisor shall depend on hiscompetence, training, trustworthiness, function, personality, etc. On planning informationgathering activities, the agent must use a supervisor only when it is necessary.a. Tasks: The supervisor must direct the activities of the group of employees and provide thedirection and control that the agent would normally provide. Must perform administrative as wellas operational functions. In addition, it is his responsibility to evaluate the work of the employeesin order to test their motivation, discipline and security measures which they observe in their operations. He could demand to obtain employees so that then presents them with fictitioushistories. The supervisor on performing these serves as a screen for the CI agent and acts as anintermediary between him and the employees.2. The Information Collectors: The information collector is a trained and remunerated person tocarry out tasks related to gathering of information. Said individual could be asked to affiliatehimself to a syndicate, who attends the meetings and who reports above all what happens. At thesame time, he could be asked to obtain information from merchants why certain primary needarticles are not available.He could present himself as a disagreeable individual, who fits well in the insurgent organization.The information collector is a person directly linked to intelligence mission. It is bestowed on himto obtain the requested information and to report on the same.3. Support Personnel: As support personnel are known those persons who collaborate with theinformation collectors. These persons do not participate directly in information gathering activities,but without them the information collectors could not carry out their assignments. The agent usesthe support personnel to carry out security, communication, technical assistance tasks and anunlimited number of various projects.a. Security Personnel: Security personnel include the intermediary, the vigilant and theinvestigator. The intermediary is the connection between the members of an informationgathering organization who do not know each other. He can transmit information or could deliver documents or other objects. His principal function consists in watching over the security of operations. The vigilant is to observe and report on the activities of other employees, of individuals that could be considered as employees in the future and other matters of interestrelated to intelligence personnel administration. The investigator conducts discreet investigationsabout an individual supposed to be employed as information collector for the government. Hecould also investigate specific organizations and persons to provide the agent information onwhich to base future operations.b. Technical Personnel: The technical personnel provide the support necessary to perform certainmissions. They could be demolition specialists, carpenters, tailors, preparation of documents or any other specialized branch.