Our Vision

To be the “must experience” venue that uses New Zealand’s heritage, Kiwi ingenuity, transport, technology and the associated stories in a creative and interactive way to educate and inspire the innovators of tomorrow.

Our Values

  • Collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Creativity
  • Stewardship

Working at MOTAT

As a leading Auckland museum and family attraction, MOTAT has a diverse collection of New Zealand’s national transport and technology treasures.

Each MOTAT Team Member’s passion and professionalism, helps develop and preserve these treasures and support the rich learning experience that Aucklander’s have come to love. Whether you are a student, retiree or working professional, there are a wide range of roles which will allow you to share your passion, experience, wisdom, and knowledge with visitors young and old.

Join our team as we continue to develop into a place where both local and international visitors explore New Zealand's innovative past, through exciting and interactive exhibitions and events.

Current Vacancies

  • Experience Host (Casual)

    We are seeking three (3) Casual Experience Hosts to join us at MOTAT. As an Experience Host you will be responsible for interacting and assisting MOTAT visitors to enhance their experience and discover the history behind our collections and displays. If you pride yourself on great customer service and genuinely enjoy engaging with all kinds of people, this could be the role for you. Must be available over school holiday periods.


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  • Exhibition Maintenance Technician - Fixed Term

    As an Exhibition Maintenance Technician at MOTAT, you will undertake the routine maintenance of exhibition spaces and display items. Working closely with the Exhibition Coordinator to assist with the building construction and fabrication to support MOTAT's exhibition programme, this is a very physical role in a small team. Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate an ability to set up, maintain and repair exhibit components & installations.  This is a fixed-term role, Sunday to Thursday, for three months to cover additional workload in the team.


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  • Conservation Manager

    As the Museum’s Conservation Manager you will responsible for the effective planning, management and documentation of the conservation, preservation, restoration and storage of the Museum’s Collection.  We are looking for someone with a degree or other relevant qualification in Museum Studies, an understanding of appropriate conservation treatment of taonga and a minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience.


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