"To provide proficient and professional support services that improves the quality and delivery of public services to internationally acceptable levels."

To recruit, train and deploy a highly skilled, productive, health and efficient workforce which adapts readily to the changing operational environment 

To strengthen support structures and systems in the Public Service in creating a sound foundation for human resource development practice

To ensure that human resource development in the Public Service is effectively governed in order to promote successful implementation of the Strategic Plan

To align human resource policies and processes with government's priorities

The Management and Staff of the Establishment, Personnel and Training Department are citizen-focused in the delivery of services to Government, members of the public and every single citizen of Dominica. The overarching goal is to improve service delivery through embracing these under-mentioned core values:








Chief Personnel Officer - Mrs. Lydia Capitolin - Toussaint

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The Establishment, Personnel and Training Department (EPTD) is the arm of the Government of Dominica established by law (Section 17 of the Public Service Act Chapter 23:01 (PDF, 751KB) of the 1991 Laws of Dominica) to manage, direct and control the Public Service, subject to Sections 68 and 85 to 90 of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Dominica.