Receptionist (Lower Hutt)

Gibson Sheat is a Wellington regional law firm with over 100 staff and partners, and a broad personal and business client base.  With offices in Wellington CBD, Lower Hutt, and Masterton, Gibson Sheat is a great place to work if you want it all – that is, great work, a vibrant team culture, and a good work/life balance.

We have a vacancy for a full-time Receptionist in our Lower Hutt office.  You will be based at our Lower Hutt reception desk, giving our clients and your colleagues outstanding service. 

Other tasks will include basic accounts work, mail duties, stationery and grocery orders, scanning, room bookings and setting up for events, and a range of other duties to ensure the smooth running of the Lower Hutt office.  Don’t worry, we won’t throw you in the deep end - you will be well supported and encouraged by caring and knowledgeable colleagues who will show you the ropes.


Why Gibson Sheat Lawyers?

While others expect you to give up your life, we expect you to have one!  The successful applicant will enjoy:

  • a great workplace culture – we all work really hard, but we like to have a lot of fun too
  • a high level of variety in your role – no two days will be the same
  • regular training and development opportunities – for work and for life
  • lovely new refurbished office working environment, in the heart of Lower Hutt

We’d love to hear from you if you can tick “yes” to all of the following:

  • at least two years of experience in a Reception and/or Administration role.
  • skilled in Outlook and Word, and picking up new systems and processes
  • well-presented and skilled in the art of meeting and greeting our valued clients
  • a positive person to be around, with an absolute passion to deliver exceptional customer service
  • happy to muck in and do the less glamorous jobs, like emptying the dishwasher and photocopying
  • agile, confident, and flexible, and willing to give higher level tasks a go when required
  • highly organised and able to work independently, and able to manage the many facets of their day.

Applicants must be currently living in New Zealand and be eligible to work in New Zealand.

If you think you might be who we’re looking for, please send your CV and covering letter to Anna Holland-Waterson, HR Manager at by 9 April 2022.