Tram Driver

Manager: Collection Operations Coordinator 
Assigned Team: Museum Experience


  • Operate MOTAT Trams between the two MOTAT sites and, where appropriate, within MOTAT 1.
  • Operate as a conductor on the Trams, as required.
  • Actively engage with the Museum’s tram passengers to provide a high quality visitor experience and represent MOTAT in a professional manner.
  • Contribute to a welcoming environment for passengers on the trams and engage and provide an informative and educational interactive experience.
  • Actively focus on passenger needs by being informative and professional in all interactions.
  • Actively support the delivery of the MOTAT experience including relevant historical information about the trams and also the Museum.
  • Maintain relevant information on current exhibitions, upcoming events, and promotions.
  • Assist passengers with equipment i.e. prams, pushchairs, and walkers.
  • Announce all stops, giving an overview of what is happening on each site.
  • Attend the monthly tram meetings with the Collection Operations Coordinator.
  • Ensure that all procedures, processes and documentation pertaining to the tram operation are adhered to and completed correctly and in an efficient manner.
  • Ensure that all safety inspections are undertaken prior to operations.
  • Ensure that trams are clean and presented to a high standard.
  • Ensure that the tram runs to specified timetable.
  • Remain current on all emergency procedures in accordance with the overall Museum Emergency Response policies and procedures, including emergency telephone use.


Volunteering Days: Saturday and/or Sunday
Hours: Minimum ½ a day per month.


  • Must complete training and gain relevant licenses, as outlined in the safety case.
  • Must have a full drivers licence.
  • Flexibility and a “can do” attitude.
  • Able to work as part of a team and unsupervised.
  • Health & safety conscious.
  • Ability to commit to volunteering on a regular basis.
  • Ability to participate in regular training.

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