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

  • Host (Casual)

    As a MOTAT Host, you will engage with visitors in the Museum’s exhibitions and public programme activities, enhancing their understanding of Kiwi ingenuity, transport, technology, and the associated stories MOTAT shares ensuring a high-quality visitor experience every time.


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  • Workshop Engineer - Tramways Heritage

    We’re seeking a passionate individual with a mechanical and engineering background to join the Tramways Heritage team. Based in the workshop, you’ll work within a small team of staff and volunteers keeping our trams operational all year round. Your hands-on mechanical experience will be put to use when servicing and maintaining trams, while your experience in fitting, turning, milling, and welding are essential for manufacturing tram parts. You’ll work Sunday to Thursday with a requirement to work until 9pm on Tuesdays (when many of our volunteers are at MOTAT)


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  • Health & Safety Coordinator

    As a part-time Health & Safety Coordinator at MOTAT, you will provide a high level of support to the team in the coordination and administration of health and safety-related activities and processes across MOTAT’s three sites. We’re looking for someone with a good foundational knowledge in health and safety and great communication skills; someone who understands the value of engaging with the business to support and develop a health and safety culture. 


    This role would suit someone with a health and safety background looking to take a step up into a coordination role with an interest in working Thursday to Saturday each week. Specific working hours are negotiable for the right person however, we will require you to work a full day on a Saturday.


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