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

  • Conservation Technician - Cleaning (Part-time)

    We’re looking for a Conservation Technician to carry out cleaning tasks following best professional conservation practice in a safe and secure manner. Our ideal candidate has a relevant conservation qualification or is working towards one with 2 years’ demonstrable experience working under a Conservator in a museum or professional setting. A full licence is desirable. This is a part-time role working 20 hours per week from Monday to Friday.


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  • Maintenance Coordinator

    We’re looking for an experienced trade professional to join our Environment & Sustainability team in this newly created role. You’ll be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Environment team (maintenance and cleaning) maintaining MOTAT’s facilities, grounds, and buildings. 


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  • Assistant Librarian - Institutional Archive & Records

    An exciting opportunity has opened at The Walsh Memorial Library for a qualified Information Management professional to work with MOTAT’s institutional archive for a fixed-term of 24 months. To be successful in this role you will need a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Library & Information Studies, Museum Studies, or equivalent.


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