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Waste & Recycling Worker

Bloomington, MN, USA Req #675
Friday, June 21, 2024

PURPOSE:  To provide waste removal and related services in order to maintain a highest standard of cleanliness and safety at Mall of America.  To ensure guests to Mall of America have a positive shopping and entertainment experience. 



  • Separate the waste from recyclables 

  • Move wheeled recycling/trash bins from recycling rooms throughout the mall to loading dock and dump into proper container 

  • Empty trash and cardboard containers into compactors and operate compactors 

  • Sweep and operate a power scrubber to clean back of house areas 

  • Operate pressure washing equipment 

  • Sweep and mop waste room floors 

  • Lift trash bags into waste containers 

  • Empty grease barrels in restaurants and food court tenants 

  • Operate electric tug to transport waste and cardboard containers in sublevel     

  • Load cardboard and plastic into the proper baler and tie off the bales when full 

  • Operate a forklift to move items on around loading dock 

  • Monitor loading dock activity to ensure items are thrown away in the proper location 

  • Ensure emergency stairwell and exits are clear of trash and debris 

  • Ensure the overall safety of the immediate work area as well as surrounding areas 

  • Regular, reliable and consistent attendance 

  • Provide outstanding internal and external guest service at all times 

  • Additional duties as assigned. 




  • Must be at least 18 years of age 

  • Ability to work variable and/or rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays 

  • Must be able to safely perform the physical tasks involved with lifting, sweeping, mopping, driving and operating powered industrial and custodial equipment 



  • Stand/Walk -Frequently, 90% of time 

  • Kneel and bend-Frequently, 90% of time 

  • Push/Pull- frequently, 80% of time 

  • Reach at or below shoulder level-frequently, 80% of time 

  • Perform repetitive motion-frequently 80% of time 

  • Stoop/Squat-frequently, 80% of time 

  • Lifting/carrying up to 75 lbs- frequently, 80% of time 

  • Lift/carry more than 75lbs – occasionally, 20% of time 

  • Reach at or above shoulder level-frequently, 80% of time 

  • Handle larger items, such as trash bags/containers-frequently, 90% time 

Other details

  • Job Family MOA
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Bloomington, MN, USA