Florida Navigation/Navigability Historian

Florida Division of State Lands, Government Analyst, closes 3 August.

Conducts research of historic records and coordinates with historians in compilation of reports, photographs, accounts, and other items that may be useful as evidence for proving navigability of water bodies.  Confers with Title Section, Project Litigation Teams, and Land Management staff and General Counsel’s Office to conduct studies and prepare on past and present use of water bodies. Provides reports pertaining to research and findings, and provide expert witness testimony as needed.


Provides assistance to the Division and other agencies requesting historic research for purposes of land acquisition, disposition, management, or enforcement.


Prepare presentation materials and exhibits, and give presentations of findings as needed.