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

  • Tram Cleaner (Part-Time)

    We’re seeking a cleaning extraordinaire to bring their enthusiasm towards the presentation of MOTAT's iconic tram fleet. Practical experience cleaning vehicles or similar would be beneficial and competency with manual handling and experience in handling objects of significance is also preferred.


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  • Registry Assistant

    As the Registry Assistant you will be part of a team of four who perform critical documentation activities associated with MOTAT’s collection including tasks such as photography, significance assessments and object movements.  We are looking for someone with a Degree in Museum Studies, or a relevant field, that has experience with handling museum collections.


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  • Collections Researcher - Technology

    As the Collections Researcher - Technology you will be responsible for producing research and accurate content about the items in MOTAT’s technology collections.  We are looking for someone with 3 to 5 years’ experience in a similar role with a Bachelor Degree (or higher) in Museum Studies, Arts, Sciences or a relevant field.


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