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

  • Assistant Graphic Designer (Fixed-Term)

    MOTAT is looking for a creative individual to join the Marketing & Communications team as an Assistant Graphic Designer. We are absolutely focused on creating a fun, visually stimulating environment for our customers. The role is predominantly technical and would suit someone who is eager to gain work experience by being an integral part of an award-winning marketing department. 


    This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate or junior graphic designer for a fixed-term of 6 months, part-time (20 hours per week) between Monday and Friday.


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  • Collection Workshops Manager

    Reporting to the General Manager - Collections, the Collection Workshops Manager provides operational and project leadership for the management of specialised maintenance, infrastructure management and restoration projects within the Trams, Aviation, Rail, Industrial Heritage and Road Transport sections, including oversight of Telecommunications.  We are looking for someone with strong leadership and project management skills, with a minimum of 3-5 years experience working within a heavy engineering environment. Museum or heritage background with experience in maintenance and restoration would be desirable.


    This is a full-time role operating from Sunday to Thursday, with flexibility on a Tuesday to work late.


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  • Business Services Administrator (Part-time)

    As Business Services Administrator, you'll provide daily administrative support to both the Finance Team and the wider Museum, including data entry and daily cash banking. This part-time role will enable you to free up your afternoons, working Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 12.30pm. If you're a superstar administrator with great communication and attention to detail, click the link below and apply today.


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  • Workshop Engineer - Tramways Heritage

    As a Workshop Engineer in our Tramways Heritage section, you'll assist with the repairs, maintenance and upkeep of our MOTAT trams. This full time role requires working a later shift on Tuesdays between 12pm & 9pm. If you're experienced with fitting & turning, have a good knack for problem-solving and enjoy working with a close-knit team, this could be the job for you!


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